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Doctor insights on: What Is Vegan Margarine Made Of

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Is margarine a food?

Is margarine a food?

Food Like Substance: Margarine is a food-like substance: it has calories, nutrients and micronutrients, and thus provides provide nutritional support for the body. It is eaten with other foods. It is entirely synthetic and processed: it does not exist in nature, or in a natural found form (unlike fermented foods, raw foods, dried foods). ...Read more

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Is margarine really healthier than butter?

According to: Recent studies butter is healthier than margarine ...Read more

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Can it be no problem to give young children the margarine that lowers your cholesterol absorption?

Can it be no problem to give young children the margarine that lowers your cholesterol absorption?

Not really: Plant sterol enriched foods are most useful for people with high blood cholesterol levels. In general, children (other than those with familial hypercholesterolaemia) and lactating or pregnant women do not need plant sterol-enriched products because it is not appropriate to reduce blood cholesterol in these situations. ...Read more

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A person takes one chloresterol medication. Is it best for the person to use butter or margarine on breads? What is the final opinion on this?

A person takes one chloresterol medication. Is it best for the person to use butter or margarine on breads? What is the final opinion on this?

Final opinions: Final opinions change with evolving data and information sets. We presently are anti trans fat and getting less upset about saturated fat. Next week, month, year?...... moderation of intake of fats and avoidance of trans fats is the present reasonable advice. There are also alternatives including nothing to spread on bread. ...Read more

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I have been having of margarines a lot at least 3 per week and nothing seems to help it OTC it's mostly in the same spot left front corner of my head?

I have been having of margarines a lot at least 3 per week and nothing seems to help it OTC it's mostly in the same spot left front corner of my head?

Need to see Dr. If : No relief from OTC so you can be worked up and evaluated more thoroughly. It's important that you share with the PCP or Dr. your past medical history, how this migraine started, and other triggers that may be causing your migraine to occur so often. Good luck! ...Read more

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Is olestra found in margarine?

Is olestra found in margarine?

Read labels: Hello! Olestra was approved in 1996 by the FDA as a food additive. Suggest you read all labels. ...Read more

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Are eggs dairy? How about butter margarine?

Dairy : Dairy is milk and products made from milk. So no, eggs are not dairy. Butter is dairy. Margarine is made from vegetable oils and thus is not dairy. ...Read more