Researchers from the Harvard School of Public Heath studied the diets of 130,000 doctors and nurses over almost 30 years. Their findings, published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology this week, suggest that replacing saturated fats (found in butter) with unsaturated fats (found in vegetable oils and margarine) significantly reduce the risk of heart disease.
Dr. Mercola on Why Butter is Better;
Conjugated Linoleic Acid (CLA)
Butter is a rich source of easily absorbed vitamin A, needed for a wide range of functions, from maintaining good vision to keeping the endocrine system in top shape.
Butter also contains all the other fat-soluble vitamins (D, E and K2), which are often lacking in the modern industrial diet.
Butter is rich in important trace minerals, including manganese, chromium, zinc, copper and selenium (a powerful antioxidant). Butter provides more selenium per gram than wheat germ or herring. Butter is also an excellent source of iodine.
Despite all of the misinformation you may have heard, cholesterol is needed to maintain intestinal health and for brain and nervous system development in the young.
A hormone-like substance that prevents arthritis and joint stiffness, ensuring that calcium in your body is put into your bones rather than your joints and other tissues. The Wulzen factor is present only in raw butter and cream; it is destroyed by pasteurization.
Sometims the most obvious things are the hardest things to explain. The Doctors as the Bad Guys and Conspiracy Theorists as the Good Guys? What in the world was going on?