Dietary truths or marketing disinformation? Margarine or butter?

Another food that gets touted as heart healthy is margarine. It’s claimed that margarine is a healthy alternative to butter – as butter is full of the heart damaging saturated fat that raises cholesterol (however remember my blog post earlier this week that dispels the myth that saturated fat contributes to heart disease) and margarine is full of more of the heart friendly polyunsaturated fats.

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