The Heart Foundation recommends margarine over butter.
Margarine has less ‘bad’ saturated fat and more healthy unsaturated fats and helps keep your cholesterol in check. Margarine with added ‘plant sterols’ is even better.
Margarine and butter are equally fattening so, whichever spread you choose, use it sparingly.
From: Australian Healthy Food Guide. www.healthyfoodguide.com.au
Please note this information was correct at time of publication.
For up to date information, speak to your doctor.