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What Is The Nutritional Difference Between Butter And Margarine? by Testiebobo(m): 7:57am On May 10
Please oo NL, i want to fry puffpuff and dough-nut. And my teacher(a baker) advised me to get mangarine instead of butter. Because it has a profitable nutrition to the consumer that will eat it, rather than butter that runs most people stomach. I searched for the difference on Google, but Google was giving me the scientifical difference and how their taste differs. But it is the nutritional benefits that concerns me the most. I cant identify, bakers and nutritionist in the house! What is the nutritional difference between butter and mangarine?

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Re: What Is The Nutritional Difference Between Butter And Margarine? by olatuneji: 8:16am On May 10
The nutritional differences between butter and margarine include :
- Calories: Both items have the same amount of calories, 717kcal per 100g of the food eaten.
- Carbohydrates: Both foods are very low in carbohydrates.
- Protein: Both foods are low in protein - 0.85g per 100g for butter vs. 0.16g per 100g for margarine.
- Fats: Butter is trans-fat-free. Margarine contains trans fats.
- Minerals: The mineral content of butter is a little higher than that of margarine, although it is still low.
- Vitamins: Margarine has a higher vitamin score compared to butter.

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Re: What Is The Nutritional Difference Between Butter And Margarine? by dominique(f): 8:25am On May 10
Butter is saturated fat, margarine is unsaturated fat

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Re: What Is The Nutritional Difference Between Butter And Margarine? by Testiebobo(m): 12:23pm On May 10
olatuneji:
The nutritional differences between butter and margarine include :
- Calories: Both items have the same amount of calories, 717kcal per 100g of the food eaten.
- Carbohydrates: Both foods are very low in carbohydrates.
- Protein: Both foods are low in protein - 0.85g per 100g for butter vs. 0.16g per 100g for margarine.
- Fats: Butter is trans-fat-free. Margarine contains trans fats.
- Minerals: The mineral content of butter is a little higher than that of margarine, although it is still low.
- Vitamins: Margarine has a higher vitamin score compared to butter.
Thxs for details

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Re: What Is The Nutritional Difference Between Butter And Margarine? by Testiebobo(m): 12:25pm On May 10
dominique:
Butter is saturated fat, margarine is unsaturated fat
thxs for knowledgeable comment

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Re: What Is The Nutritional Difference Between Butter And Margarine? by Ancecoker(m): 3:15pm On May 10
Butter and margarine are two popular spreads used in cooking and baking, but they have distinct nutritional profiles. Here's a comparison of their nutritional differences:

Butter:

- High in saturated fats (around 70%)
- Rich in fat-soluble vitamins (A, D, E, and K)
- Good source of conjugated linoleic acid (CLA)
- Contains cholesterol (around 30 mg per tablespoon)

Margarine:

- Made from vegetable oils (e.g., soybean, corn, or canola)
- Lower in saturated fats (around 20-30%)
- Higher in monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats
- Often fortified with vitamins A and D
- Typically cholesterol-free

Key differences:

- Saturated fat content: Butter is much higher
- Cholesterol: Butter contains cholesterol, while margarine does not
- Vitamin content: Butter is a natural source of fat-soluble vitamins, while margarine is often fortified

Keep in mind that nutritional differences can vary depending on the specific type of margarine (e.g., some may contain trans fats or added preservatives). Always check the label!

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Re: What Is The Nutritional Difference Between Butter And Margarine? by harryboyng(m): 3:15pm On May 10
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Re: What Is The Nutritional Difference Between Butter And Margarine? by Sonnobax15(m): 3:16pm On May 10
lipsrsealed
This is why I love Nairaland.....Well, I'm here to learn,cuz I've never really thought of the difference between the duo...

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Re: What Is The Nutritional Difference Between Butter And Margarine? by Akwamkpuruamu: 3:16pm On May 10
Na same thing, all na brand name
Chatgpt is cornfused

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Re: What Is The Nutritional Difference Between Butter And Margarine? by MANNABBQGRILLS: 3:17pm On May 10
Even though butter is a better choice over margarine, people who are overweight or obese are often advised not to consume butter. For such people, margarine with low or no trans fat is sometimes considered to be the best option, since it may prevent increases in blood cholesterol level and heart disease.

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Re: What Is The Nutritional Difference Between Butter And Margarine? by fkj950ax(m): 3:17pm On May 10
“Mangarine”

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Re: What Is The Nutritional Difference Between Butter And Margarine? by oluwaseyi0: 3:17pm On May 10
dominique:
Butter is saturated fat, margarine is unsaturated fat

what is saturated fat and what is unsaturated fat

which one is bad for the body

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Re: What Is The Nutritional Difference Between Butter And Margarine? by XtraFortunes: 3:18pm On May 10
olatuneji:
The nutritional differences between butter and margarine include :
- Calories: Both items have the same amount of calories, 717kcal per 100g of the food eaten.
- Carbohydrates: Both foods are very low in carbohydrates.
- Protein: Both foods are low in protein - 0.85g per 100g for butter vs. 0.16g per 100g for margarine.
- Fats: Butter is trans-fat-free. Margarine contains trans fats.
- Minerals: The mineral content of butter is a little higher than that of margarine, although it is still low.
- Vitamins: Margarine has a higher vitamin score compared to butter.
So which one is better?

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Re: What Is The Nutritional Difference Between Butter And Margarine? by iichidodo: 3:18pm On May 10
Butter is churned from milk, whether cow or goat milk. Margarine is butter which has undergone ionisation with metallic positrons like ferrous oxide or bauxite...

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Re: What Is The Nutritional Difference Between Butter And Margarine? by slaawomirr: 3:19pm On May 10
Damnnn niggar
Grab my weed to learn

If you a fan of bama

Then lets gather here and learn from mangarian and butter fans

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Re: What Is The Nutritional Difference Between Butter And Margarine? by Gajagojo: 3:19pm On May 10
XtraFortunes:

So which one is better?
Margarine is better but butter is more better

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Re: What Is The Nutritional Difference Between Butter And Margarine? by Hezmatosky: 3:19pm On May 10
Ask helinus o lipsrsealed

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Re: What Is The Nutritional Difference Between Butter And Margarine? by noobody(m): 3:19pm On May 10
Also include bread spread,
99% of what is sold to us as butter is scam,
They are called bread spread.

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Re: What Is The Nutritional Difference Between Butter And Margarine? by bestman09(m): 3:20pm On May 10
angry
Re: What Is The Nutritional Difference Between Butter And Margarine? by illicit(m): 3:20pm On May 10
I love Mayonnaise

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Re: What Is The Nutritional Difference Between Butter And Margarine? by CosmeticChemist(m): 3:21pm On May 10
Butter is of animal fat origin, while margarine is derived from the hydrogenation of vegetable fat ( fat of plant origin).

Margarine is usually more healthy because it is lower in saturated fat.

Oli used in the production of margarine, are usually fractionated before hydrogenation.

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Re: What Is The Nutritional Difference Between Butter And Margarine? by FitCorper: 3:21pm On May 10
dominique:
Butter is saturated fat, margarine is unsaturated fat
Abeg explain in layman’s term what is saturated and unsaturated fat. All this grammar too big for butter and margarine.

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Re: What Is The Nutritional Difference Between Butter And Margarine? by Hezmatosky: 3:21pm On May 10
slaawomirr:
Damnnn niggar
Oboy you still this country? Mehn, the country hard o, the country don really Hide many people enter house. Abi you loss your phone? Dam niga dam niga dam niga, all your mates don blow finish

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Re: What Is The Nutritional Difference Between Butter And Margarine? by Gajagojo: 3:22pm On May 10
noobody:
Also include bread spread,
99% of what is sold to us as butter is scam,
They are called bread spread.
Sold where?
Re: What Is The Nutritional Difference Between Butter And Margarine? by Anijay1212(m): 3:22pm On May 10
grin
Re: What Is The Nutritional Difference Between Butter And Margarine? by Tajbol4splend(m): 3:23pm On May 10
They are all recipe for high blood pressure

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Re: What Is The Nutritional Difference Between Butter And Margarine? by 900warriorz: 3:23pm On May 10
None....all combo of chemical extracts angry
Re: What Is The Nutritional Difference Between Butter And Margarine? by SoSlimOlak(m): 3:23pm On May 10
Butter and margarine should be consumed in moderation to minimize the risk of heart-related diseases. Excessive consumption can lead to accumulation in the body, particularly around the heart, skin, and abdominal areas. Unlike protein, which is utilized by the body as needed, excess butter and margarine are not efficiently metabolized and can lead to harmful build-up. cool

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Re: What Is The Nutritional Difference Between Butter And Margarine? by MichaelSokoto(m): 3:24pm On May 10
I wan bake okpa! grin

Abeg, can okpa be baked?
Re: What Is The Nutritional Difference Between Butter And Margarine? by InventTech: 3:25pm On May 10
illicit:
I love Mayonnaise


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