February 2001 Issue
Butter Versus Margarine: New Study Sheds Light on Best Spread
Results of new research may help answer a question that still troubles cholesterol-conscious consumers: "Whatís better for you, margarine or butter?" Butter contains saturated fats, but the trans fats in margarines has left consumers confused. Now, results from a head-to-head challenge "clarifies the long-standing advice to choose tub margarine over butter [or stick margarine]," says Margo A. Denke, M.D., lead author of the industry-funded research. Itís the first study of its kind to
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