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Margarine: One Molecule Away From Plastic

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One Molecule Away From Plastic


12532%20-%20300%20leonidas%20madness%20margarine%20sparta.jpgFrom our friends at the MISCOWP Vedic Village


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 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



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



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



Butter has many nutritional benefits where margarine has a few

only because they are added!


Butter tastes much better than margarine and it can enhance the flavors of

other foods.


Butter has been around for centuries where margarine has been around for

less than 100 years .


And now, for Margarine..


Very high in Trans fatty acids.


Triple 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 fold.


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



Margarine is but ONE MOLECULE away from being PLASTIC..


This fact alone was 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).


You can 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 you something)


* 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?


Share This With Your Friends... (If you want to 'butter them up')!


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.

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