BUTTER HEALTH BENEFITS AND NUTRITION FACTS

Posted in MILK PRODUCT HEALTH BENEFITS AND MINERALS

NUTRITION DATA:

All figures below are expressed per 100g edible portion.

PRINCIPLE

Nutrient Value

Percentage of RDA

Vitamin A

684 µg

76%

Vitamin C

0 mg

~

Vitamin D

1.5 µg

30%

Vitamin E

2.32 mg

15%

Vitamin K

7 µg

6%

Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)

0.01 mg

0%

Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)

0.03 mg

3%

Vitamin B3 (Niacin)

0.04 mg

0%

Vitamin B5 (Panthothenic acid)

0.11 mg

2%

Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine)

0 mg

0%

Vitamin B12

0.17 µg

7%

Folate

3 µg

1%

Choline

18.8 mg

3%

Minerals

Calcium

24 mg

2%

Iron

0.02 mg

0%

Magnesium

2 mg

1%

Phosphorus

24 mg

3%

Potassium

24 mg

1%

Sodium

643 mg

43%

Zinc

0.09 mg

1%

Copper

0 mg

~

Manganese

0 mg

~

Selenium

1 µg

2%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

     HEALTH BENEFITS:

·        Butter is rich in the most easily absorbable form of Vitamin A necessary for thyroid and adrenal health.

·        Contains lauric acid, important in treating fungal infections and candida.

·        Contains lecithin, essential for cholesterol metabolism.

·        Contains anti-oxidants that protect against free radical damage.

·        Has anti-oxidants that protect against weakening arteries.

·        Is a great source of Vitamins E and K.

·        Is a very rich source of the vital mineral selenium.

·        Saturated fats in butter have strong anti-tumor and anti-cancer properties.

·        Butter contains conjugated linoleic acid, which is a potent anti-cancer agent, muscle builder, and immunity booster

·        Vitamin D found in butter is essential to absorption of calcium.

·        Protects against tooth decay.

·        Is your only source of an anti-stiffness factor, which protects against calcification of the joints.

·        Anti-stiffness factor in butter also prevents hardening of the arteries, cataracts, and calcification of the pineal gland.

·        Is a source of Activator X, which helps your body absorb minerals.

·        Is a source of iodine in highly absorbable form.

·        May promote fertility in women.9

·        Is a source of quick energy, and is not stored in our bodies adipose tissue.

·        Cholesterol found in butterfat is essential to children's brain and nervous system development.

·        Contains Arachidonic Acid (AA) which plays a role in brain function and is a vital component of cell membranes.

·        Protects against gastrointestinal infections in the very young or the elderly.

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