Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Foods....butter & margarine

Butter & Margarine..
Which one in healthier? In fact,they usually have the same content.Margarine is lower in saturated fat and cholesterol,but many people prefer butter as they feel it is a more natural long as you don't eat too much,and your blood cholesterol level is not high,both butter and margerine are perfectly acceptable.

by law contain over 80% fat.This fat is predominantly saturated and high in cholesterol.

a blend of milk fat or vege oil and water with about 50% of fat of butter or margerine.

DAILY SPREADS gaining in popularity,these spreads have some canola or olive added but they can still contain up to 42% saturated fat.

Polyunsaturated Margarines made from sunflower,safflower and soya bean can lower blood cholestreol by replacing saturated fats with polyunsaturated fats.Some nut and seed contain polyunsaturated fats.