17 Sep Behind the hype: Butter
Some might argue that butter is a healthier and more ‘natural’ choice than margarine and other table spreads. However, butter is higher in saturated fats than other spreads. Evidence suggests that reducing intake of saturated fats, and replacing it with healthier unsaturated fats, reduces risk of cardiovascular disease. Butter is one of the biggest sources of saturated fat in the New Zealand diet.