50g of margarine is the same PP as 50g of butter...?

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  1. Sneeze

    Sneeze Silver Member

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    So...it doesn't really matter which you use does it? Why would be use marg when butters just as bad for us? Or am I missing something.......
     
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  3. hannata

    hannata I can haz cake?

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    butter is about 82% fat, spread is usually between 30% and 40%, theres a fair bit o difference points wise... what makes you think they are the same?
     
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    If you go to the eSource and put in 50g of margarine, then 50g of butter, they're both coming in at 11pp?
     
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    Hmmmmm I see what you mean! I use Can't Believe Its Not Butter (light), and it comes out at 5pp for 50g... probably better to check the tub? x
     
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    Margarine and spread are just loads of weird ingredients formulated in a lab. As I said in another post, I can't see that its more healthy.
     
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    probably not better for you no... but there is a lot less points
     
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    I use butter
     
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    no buts, it's got to be butter lol - remember that?
     
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