Today’s health tip: Benefits of Butter

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Butter is a dairy product traditionally made from cow’s milk, though many different varieties are available.

It’s used in cooking and baking and can be added to many different dishes. A high in saturated fat.

Also contains several important nutrients, including vitamins A and E.

Butter is high in calories, which may contribute to weight gain if eaten in high amounts.

CLA, a type of fat that may have cancer-fighting properties, help reduce body fat, and improve immune function.

Butter contains butyrate, a type of fat that may improve digestive health, decrease inflammation, and support weight control according to human and animal studies.

Though saturated fat may not be linked to a higher risk of heart disease, replacing it with polyunsaturated fat is associated with a lower risk of cardiovascular events.

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