White Butter — Bitter Or Better?

The Good And The Bad

Nutrition Facts

Benefits of Using Butter

1) Butter Is Relatively Heat-Stable and Does Not Easily Oxidize

  • Activation of inflammatory responses
  • Oxidative stress

2) Butter is Rich in Fat-Soluble Vitamins

3) Butter Contains CLA, Which Has Potential Health Benefits

4) Butter Is the Richest Dietary Source of Butyrate

  • Possess anti-inflammatory properties.
  • Have protective mechanisms against oxidative stress and atherosclerosis (cardiovascular disease).
  • Help to improve colorectal health, and possibly have a protective effect against cancer.

Potential Drawbacks and Health Concerns

1) Butter Can Burn At High Temperatures

2) Dairy Allergies and Sensitivities

3) Butter Can Raise LDL Cholesterol (LDL-C) Levels

Final Thoughts

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Vijeta Goyal

Vijeta Goyal

Vijeta Goyal is a seasoned dietitian, physiotherapist and wellness coach with over a decade of experience. Corporate trainer and consultant.