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Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Pass The Butter ... Please. This is interesting

Margarine was originally manufactured to fatten turkeys. When it killed the turkeys, the people who had put all the money into the research wanted a payback so they put their heads together to figure out what to do with this product to get their money back. It was a white substance with no food appeal so they added the yellow colouring and sold it to people to use in place of butter.
How do you like that? They have come out with some clever new flavourings....

DO YOU KNOW.. The difference between margarine and butter?

Read on to the end...gets very interesting!

Both have the same amount of calories.

Butter is slightly higher in saturated fats at 8 grams; compared to 5 grams for margarine..

Eating margarine can increase heart disease in women by 53% over eating the same amount of butter, according to a recent Harvard Medical Study.

Eating butter increases the absorption of many other nutrients in other foods.

Butter has many nutritional benefits whereas margarine has a few and only because they are added!

Butter tastes much better than margarine and it can enhance the flavours of other foods.

Butter has been around for centuries whereas margarine has been around for less than 100 years.

And now, for Margarine..

Very High in Trans fatty acids.

Triples risk of coronary heart disease ...

Increases total cholesterol and LDL (this is the bad cholesterol) and lowers HDL cholesterol, (the good cholesterol)

Increases the risk of cancers up to five times..

Lowers quality of breast milk

Decreases Immune Response.

Decreases Insulin Response..

And here's the most disturbing fact... HERE IS THE PART THAT IS VERY INTERESTING!

Margarine is but ONE MOLECULE away from being PLASTIC... and shares 27 ingredients with PAINT. These facts alone were enough to have me avoiding margarine for life and anything else that is hydrogenated!!!! (this means hydrogen is added, changing the molecular structure of the substance).

Open a tub of margarine and leave it open in your garage or shaded area. Within a couple of days you will notice a couple of things:

* no flies, not even those pesky fruit flies will go near it (that should tell you something)

* it does not rot or smell differently because it has no nutritional value ; NOTHING will grow on it; even those teeny weeny micro-organisms will not find a home to grow. Why? Because it is nearly plastic .
Would you melt your Tupperware and spread that on your toast?

Chinese Proverb:

When someone shares something of value with you and you benefit from it, you have a moral obligation to share it with others.



Anonymous said...

remember this when squeezing that stuff from a bottle on your corn at the AYCE crab places this summer

Anonymous said...

Love butter...

Anonymous said...

You have to be careful with butter as well. Most contain artificial flavor. I buy both "grocery store" butters (for cooking) and Chesapeake Bay Farms butter for toast and yes, corn on the cob.

Anonymous said...

That slop they put on your "Buttered" Popcorn is just as bad, it is fake butter also!

Anonymous said...

Love me some steamed spinach with butter.

Anonymous said...

7:33-Where can one purchase Chesapeake Bay Farms butter?

Anonymous said...

8:42-Chesapeake Bays Farms has a shop on RT 50 in Berlin right at Logtown Rd. Also a bigger store in Pocomoke that sells all kinds of yummy baked goods. Their meat is above the so called "name brands" sold in grocery stores. They sell their own cheese and ice cream. They have a website and a Facebook. They are the last dairy farm left in Worcester county.

Anonymous said...

Butter is best!!!!!

Anonymous said...

You "BUTTER" believe it!!!

Anonymous said...

Do not surround yourself with the finest of everything,and by that I mean the purest of ingredients.One must condition his or her system to cope with virtually everything one eats or drinks.Not doing so prohibits people from living a normal life.Your system can adjust to almost anything other than intentional destruction.Monk Syndrome is not necessarily the best way to go.

Anonymous said...

Its all in the taste....mmmmmm