[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 coloring and sold it to people to use in place of butter. How do you like it? They have come out with some clever new flavorings. Do you know the difference between margarine and butter? …]
Both butter & margarine have the same amount of calories.
Butter is slightly higher in saturated fats at 8 grams compared to 5 grams.
Eating butter increases the absorption of many other nutrients in other foods.
Butter has many nutritional benefits where margarine has a few only because they
Butter tastes much better than margarine and it can enhance the flavors of other
Butter has been around for centuries where margarine has been around for less
than 100 years.
Eating margarine can increase heart disease in women by 53% over eating the same
amount of butter, according to a recent Harvard Medical Study.
Margarine is very high in trans fatty acids.
Margarine’s triple risk of coronary heart disease.
Margarine increases total cholesterol and LDL (‘bad’ cholesterol) and lowers HDL
cholesterol, (‘good’ cholesterol).
Margarine increases the risk of cancers up to five fold.
Margarine lowers quality of breast milk.
Margarine decreases immune response.
Margarine decreases insulin response.
Margarine is but ONE MOLECULE away from being PLASTIC – i.e. it’s “hydrogenated’
(meaning that hydrogen is added, changing the molecular structure of the
Try this yourself…
Purchase a tub of margarine and leave it in your garage or shaded area. Within a
couple of days you will note a couple of things:
* No flies - not even those pesky fruit flies will go near it (that should tell
* It does not rot or smell differently because it has no nutritional value -
nothing will grow on it. Even those teeny weeny microorganisms will not a find a
home to grow. Why? Because it is nearly plastic. Would you melt your Tupperware
and spread that on your toast?
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Tacos are the food of genius. - Heather Brewer
Food tastes better when you wear it. - Erin Dealey
It's okay to play with your food. - Emeril Lagasse
A proverb is to speech what salt is to food. - Arabic Proverb
Fame is a fickle food upon a shifting plate. - Emily Dickinson
What poison is to food, self-pity is to life. - Oliver C. Wilson
She did not so much cook as assassinate food. - Storm Jameson
Queuing tips for fans: wrap up and bring food! - Niall Horan
I want my food dead. Not sick, not dying - dead. - Oscar Wilde
Where love sets the table, food tastes at its best. - French Proverb
Food tastes best when you eat it with your own spoon. - Denmark Proverb
I don't even butter my bread. I consider that cooking. - Katherine Cebrian
Food, love, mother and career: the four basic guilt groups. - Cathy Guisewite
Before eating, always take a little time to thank the food. - Arapaho Proverb
You are only master of food that you haven't yet eaten. - Tibet Proverb
The rich would have to eat money if the poor did not provide food. - Russia Proverb
I won't be impressed with technology until I can download food. - Unknown
Fang drops so much food on his ties we keep them in the refrigerator. - Phyllis Diller
Chemically speaking, chocolate really is the world's perfect food. - Michael Levine
The hardness of the butter is proportional to the softness of the bread. - Steven Wright
I will not eat oysters. I want my food dead. Not sick - not wounded - dead. - Woody Allen
I need God's grace and something baked with peanut butter and chocolate. - Gloria Furman
What else is there to live for? Chinese food and women. There is nothing else! - Dudley Moore
Now that food has replaced sex in my life, I can't even get into my own pants. - Unknown
Ever notice that the hardness of the butter increases with the softness of the bread? - Unknown
Once, during Prohibition, I was forced to live for days on nothing but food and water. - WC Fields
I always thought that bagels and lox was my soul food, but it turns out it's sushi. - Sara Sheridan
Older people shouldn't eat health food, they need all the preservatives they can get. - Robert Orben
I need to tone up, as I eat a lot of fast food. I love Maccy D's, Subway and Domino's. - Amy Childs
Cajun is country food by farmers and fisherman that arrived in Louisiana from Acadiana, Canada. - Paul Prudhomme
I like spaghetti bolognese, I like baked beans on toast. I hate French food. I hate fancy food. - Simon Cowell
The highlight of my childhood was making my brother laugh so hard that food came out of his nose. - Garrison Keillor
Part of the secret of a success in life is to eat what you like and let the food fight it out inside. - Mark Twain
America is a country where half the money is spent buying food, and the other half is spent trying to lose weight. - Unknown
If another one of my Whole Food friends says my wife should have a home birth, I am going to punch all the soy on the planet. - Patton Oswalt
I like Pirate's Booty. Prunes and olives, too. I love hummus. I can eat that until I die. I tend to eat mostly organic food. - Queen Latifah
Reminds me of my safari in Africa. Somebody forgot the corkscrew and for several days we had to live on nothing but food and water. - WC Fields
One of my biggest fears is that I'm going to die alone in my home, and my cats will eat me because I am too dead to open their food cans. - Kelli Jae Baeli
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