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What are the nutritional and culinary differences between butter and margarine?

July 11, 2017, 9:41 pm DISCUSSIONS

Thanks for your question! Of course, this can be really confusing for a lot of people, and there is a good reason why.

In the past, butter came under a great deal of scrutiny when its high levels of saturated fat were associated with increased heart disease risk. Because butter is made by churning cream to separate the butterfat from the buttermilk. This is why buttermilk is naturally low in fat. The butterfat is collected and is what we know as butter.

And so it goes, marga...

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Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

July 4, 2016, 11:30 am ARTICLES

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) effects 5-10% of the women of reproductive age and is the leading cause of infertility.  Women with undiagnosed PCOS typically seek out medical treatment due to concerns about missing menstrual cycles or an inability to become pregnant. Primarily related to lack of ovulation, PCOS is a syndrome with a host of clinical symptoms including irregular menstrual cycles, ovaries with many cysts, excess abdominal fat, insulin resistance (leading to type 2 diabetes), Read More

Conjugated Linoleic Acid (CLA) Supplementation

June 4, 2016, 1:26 pm ARTICLES

Every year, new brands of supplements come out in stores—each claiming to work wonders on the human body. In 2015, Conjugated Linoleic Acid supplements (CLA) made their appearance on wellness stores’ shelves, promoted as the new weight loss supplement. Natural CLA is a fat produced in the stomachs of animals like cattle and others that produce milk; however, this particular supplement is made commercially due to its small net production naturally. CLA supplementation has been studied to l...

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