But the butter-versus-margarine debate is a slippery subject. Some margarines
have unhealthy trans fats, while others have confusing health claims. Meanwhile
Margarine usually tops butter for heart health. But not all margarines are created
The butter from cows is much healthier than processed margarine, which
contains trans fats and other very unhealthy ingredients.
If we are following a low fat diet, is it OK to use butter
, and is one healthier than the other?
Because these light margarines
and spreads have not been hydrogenated, they are soft and usually sold in tubs rather than sticks.
With some fine-tuning most c... More »
So it's really a no-holds barred showdown between the two fats. Here's a graph of
the overall results, by teaspoons of butter or margarine eaten per day:.
Now I hear that margarine contains something even worse than cholesterol –
trans fat – so I'm thinking about switching back to butter. Weighing the pros and ...
Aug 5, 2013 ... Butter vs Margarine: After decades of going back and forth between butter and
margarine, do we finally know which comes out on top? You bet.
Jun 17, 2014 ... The 100-plus year war between butter and margarine, America's two favorite fatty
spreads, has been a battle of cultural norms, nutritional ...
Which should I buy, butter or margarine or spread? A friend recently asked me
which is a healthier choice: whipped butter or a buttery spread. Having a master's