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Butter or Margarine?



The debate between butter and margarine has been going on for years, but does this new study mean everything we thought we knew is wrong? Or should we still believe the advice that margarine is better for us than butter?

Do you prefer margarine or butter, why?



A new study that was carried out in the USA could mean serious changes for dietary recommendations.

For over 50 years people have been told to cut down on lard and butter and replace it with margarine and sunflower oil.  

The study followed 458 men, aged 30-59 all who had recently had a heart attack. It found that those who ate more sunflower oil had a higher risk of death from heart attack and all causes. 

The study has been criticized by professionals as being of little relevance and that their results had already been refuted by other more recent papers. 

To read more about the study and the history behind the debate over butter vs margarine here:

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