Secrets of the Superhuman Food Pyramid: Negative Effects of Margarine

Margarine’s roots can be traced to the 1800s, back when France’s Emperor Napoleon III offered an incentive to anyone who could create an approximate substitute for butter that is good enough for use by the masses and the country’s armed forces.  Originally made from pure beef fat, margarine’s ingredients underwent several modifications. Today, this condiment that is used as a spread, and in cooking and baking, is now made exclusively from or a combination of safflower, soybean, cottonseed, rapeseed, or sunflower oils.

Read further and discover more about the negative effects of margarine and why the Superhuman Food Pyramid recommends you avoid this source of dietary fats.

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