Saturday, November 27, 2010

Butter or Margarine?

According to an article in the December 2010 issue of Good Housekeeping magazine, which is better - butter or margarine? The answer was neither. Spreads which are sold in a tubs, are healthier than either butter or sticks of margarine.  A tablespoon of butter contains 7 grams of saturated fat, the kind that clogs your arteries and ups your risk of heart disease.  Vegetable oil spreads, which are technically not margarine, usually contain less that  2 grams of sat fat per tablespoon.   Stick migraines are also lower in sat fat, but with one exception: I Can't Believe It's Not Butter!  Sticks.  With 3.5 grams of sat fat and no trans fats, they make a great stand-in for butter, even in holiday cookies recipes:

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