5 Reasons why butter is good for you

For decades, real butter (a natural product) was shunned in favour of margarine (a man-made product), until not so long ago, when it turned out that margarine was actually the baddie, and butter didn’t deserve its bad rep 슈퍼스타 bts 다운로드.

A quick history lesson about FAT!

Years ago, it was thought that saturated fat and cholesterol were to blame for the high incidence of coronary heart disease. So people started eating fewer natural animal fats like butter and meat, and the processed food industry – which margarine and low-fat foods fall into – started making a killing. And what else happened? The rate of obesity and diabetes sky-rocketed.

In recent years however, this thought process has been turned on its head. New research shows that it’s the type of fat you eat that makes the difference. Saturated fats, found in dairy, meat, nuts, avocado and coconut oil are actually healthy, good fats – all in moderation of course; butter by the kilogram isn’t going to favour your figure.

Which brings us back to butter, and why it’s good for you. Besides the fact that it tastes much better than margarine, here are 10 more benefits to eating real, fresh creamy butter:

  1. It’s an absorbable source of vitamin A, which supports the thyroid and adrenal glands.
  2. It contains short and medium chain fatty acids, which are burned for fast energy – not stored. Butter also keeps you feeling fuller for longer, which decreases cravings and stops you from over-eating.
  3. It’s rich in vitamin A and E, and selenium – antioxidants which help protect against heart disease and cancer.
  4. It’s a good source of vitamin K2, which helps prevent tooth decay and builds strong teeth and bones.
  5. Vitamin D, which is found in butter, is essential for the absorption of calcium.
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