Butter & Osteoporosis/Arthritis
Vitamin D helps absorption of Calcium which in turn prevents osteoporosis in old age. It also prevents a disease called Osteomalacia (soft bones) in children. Vitamin E, a potent antioxidant assists in preventing Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Butter & Digestibility
Butter is a natural source of easily digestible fats. Small and medium chain fatty acids in butter bum easily for energy com pared to margarine made of other fats, Butter consumption is less prone to weight gaincompared to other habits of fat + carbohydrate intake.
Butter & Heart Disease
Butter contains a natural balance of fatty acids. Butter substitutes like margarine may contain synthetic trans fats, which have a bad effect on heart health. Butter is free of synthetic trans fats.
Butter & Cancer
Butter contains CLA (conjugated linoleic acid), sphingolipids and butyric acid which are known to protect against cancer. In fact butter is one of the richest sources of CLA.
Butter as a source of natural nutrients
Vitamin A found in butter is necessary for healthy eyes. Vitamin D is useful in calcium absorption. Vitamin E is a natural antioxidant Essential fatty acids like linoleic, linolenic acid, etc. are also found in butter in their natural form.