Man at His Best

Butter Is Good Now

A new study found that it could not successfully link butter consumption to cardiovascular disease.

BY Sarah Rense | Jul 4, 2016 | Food & Drink

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Butter will not be the death of us.

As first reported by Gizmodo, a new study published by PLOS could not successfully link butter consumption to cardiovascular disease, the number one cause of death in the US. Not only that, but every tablespoon of butter eaten daily was linked to a four percent lower risk of diabetes. Saturated fat might not kill us all. Believe it.

While butter is not the worst thing you can put in your body, it is not the best, either. Cooking oil and margarines are still healthier. The food we often put butter on isn't terribly healthy, either, which may be why the study also found that for each daily tablespoon of butter there was a one percent mortality increase. Butter usually comes in fattening, starchy, sugary foods, and those are still decidedly bad for our bodies.

Though there is room for error (as with all studies), there isn't really that much room for error: This one covered over a half million people in 15 countries with intensive follow-ups.

Put that on your corn cob and slather it.

 

From: Esquire US