“Butter’s story is a very American story, because the arc of its vilification and subsequent redemption is a parable for how we get food wrong time and again. We alternately demonize and idealize individual ingredients — not just butter but also sugar, caffeine, red wine and supposed miracle foods featured on “The Dr. Oz Show” — and in doing so, we miss the big picture.”
(Article Source: “Our messed-up relationship with food has a long history. It started with butter.“)
The author brings in such an important note regarding the fluidity of food research in the US. Science in any field is ever-changing and the nutrition field is just like every other one. It can be difficult to navigate through but with the help of a food expert, a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, it’s not too bad! If food choices confuse you, book an appointment with us today!
Also – the article is an interesting read if anyone wants to know more about butter than they thought possible.