the long-running butter-margarine marketing battle

Discussion in 'Random Thoughts' started by cynthy160, Jul 17, 2013.

  1. cynthy160

    cynthy160 Senior Member

  2. Asmodean

    Asmodean Slo motion rider

    Rainydayhype would like this thread.
  3. daisymae

    daisymae Senior Member

    The margarine companies like money. So they will keep trying to tell people that their frankenfats are healthy.

    Much like the tobacco companies... It will all come crashing down at some point, and in 1000 years, people won't be able to believe the crap that humans used to put in their bodies, knowing it made them sick.
  4. Voyage

    Voyage Noam Sayin

    thats kinda what this whole Paula Deen thing is about, isn't it?

    kinda like the old "there's no such thing as bad publicity".

    Paula Deen, unofficial spokeswoman for the National Dairy Council ? just sayin

  5. I think it's pretty much common knowledge that margarine is just terrible for you and you can't even compare it with butter (and yes, I know there has been a long standing debate but I also know the winner will never be margarine)...
  6. Voyage

    Voyage Noam Sayin


    small, reasonable amounts of natural foods are always the wiser choice.
  7. Voyage

    Voyage Noam Sayin

    unless its grape drink vs grape juice, then there is just no argument."]Dave Chappelle---Grape Drink - YouTube
  8."]Hot Butter - Popcorn - YouTube
  9. Voyage

    Voyage Noam Sayin



    REP !!!

    that sure takes me back... niiiiiccccceeeee !

    (loading a special bowl and clicking refresh :sunny: )
  10. eggsprog

    eggsprog anti gang marriage HipForums Supporter

    really depends if your margarine is hydrogenated or not.
  11. Voyage

    Voyage Noam Sayin"]Next - Butta Love - YouTube
  12. MeAgain

    MeAgain Dazed and Confused Staff Member Super Moderator

    I prefer Oleo myself.


  13. Pressed_Rat

    Pressed_Rat Do you even lift, bruh?

  14. puggybear

    puggybear stars may twinkle-but I shine!

    I decided I'd try lactose-free spread;it's ok,plus without the 'greasiness' of butter.
    Ok Puggy,I thought [coz I'm informal when I speak to me],let's try their lactose-free cheese.
    Hmm...wasn't too sure,when I got it from the fridge,as it seemed 'rubbery'.
    Well,it's paid for,may as well try it....then I dropped it.
    I can tell you-it's quite a surprise when your lump of cheese bounces!
    Yep,it bounced-nearly back into my hand.
    "Oh,ffs...what've you bought,you prat!" I thought.

    But I went ahead and tried it anyway......and I have to admit,it actually tastes,well...cheesy. I thought it might taste like rubber,or just have zero taste.
    But,in fairness,lactose-free bouncy cheese is actually very palatable.
    So now I'm trying lactose-free milk,too.
    At first,it seemed 'watery'-but now,I wouldn't change back.
    I even like Almond milk,especially on Jordan's mixed-nut cereals.

    So-to those who are wondering but haven't yet tried....I am the KING of the cynics when it comes to foodstuffs....but I'm still here,I'm a LOOOONG way from obese,my heart hasn't stopped [yet] and it costs no more than full-fat equivalents.
    Oh;plus the lactos-free spread doesn't seep through hot toast.Bonus!
  15. Pressed_Rat

    Pressed_Rat Do you even lift, bruh?

    I doubt anyone else here besides myself eats butter whole (meaning I cut off a huge chunk off a block of butter and eat it straight up). I am hipster like that, and doubt people come close to my level of enlightened coolness. Butter from grass-fed cows is sooooo fucking healthy. Anyone that tells you it's not has been watching too much Dateline.
  16. wiccan_witch

    wiccan_witch Senior Member

    Hey got me some almond butter after your suggestion. Yum! It's great on my crackers. Thanks. :)
  17. Pressed_Rat

    Pressed_Rat Do you even lift, bruh?

    Almond butter is the schnizt.
  18. Voyage

    Voyage Noam Sayin

    yummy stuff !"]Lewis Black - Milk - YouTube
  19. eggsprog

    eggsprog anti gang marriage HipForums Supporter

    it's so good! it can be kind of pricey sometimes though, but a little bit goes a long way so it isn't that bad.
  20. Voyage

    Voyage Noam Sayin


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