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margarine

Butter substitute made from refined vegetable oils or a combination of vegetable oils and fats. Coloring material and vitamins A and D are added. It contains 9 kcal/g.
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Butter is made from animal fat and margarine is made from plant oils, so margarine is healthier, provided it doesn't contain trans fats.
Margarine is usually prepared from vegetable fats, the feedstock may originate from partially hydrogenated, interesterified and transesterified.
* Find margarines that are lower in total fat and calories (i.e., whipped, "light", or soft spreads), though these products may not work in baking recipes.
Among those who used just one type of spreadable fat, every teaspoon per day of tub margarine instead of butter was linked to an 8 percent lower risk of heart attack.
Tenders are invited for Supplies Eggs, Refined Oils, Margarine, Rice, Soft Drinks
We have created a distinctive character for Soft Flora and Vita hjertego' margarine, leaving no doubt about who the brand owner is."
Giving patients with a history of heart attacks a margarine enriched with omega-3 oils in addition to standard drugs appears to make no difference to their chances of having a repeat attack.
VanA-deA-moorA-teA-le's margarine & fat division, which generated last year a revenue of EUR 450 million (USD 536m), will grow in size by one-third following the acquisition.
The deal will allow VanA'A-deA'A-moorA'A-teA'A-le's margarine & fat division, which generated last year a revenue of EUR450m (USD536m), to grow in size by one-third.
"Our strategy has always been to try and market our margarines in Quebec in a way that matches how we market in other regions," said Coyne.