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Margarine Spread (60% fat, vegetable oil, unsalted)

Margarine Spread (60% fat, vegetable oil, unsalted)
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Margarine Spread (60% fat, vegetable oil, unsalted) review: 59 facts and highlights

Margarine Spread (60% fat, vegetable oil, unsalted)

Why is Margarine Spread (60% fat, vegetable oil, unsalted) better than the average?

  • Protein per 100g
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    0.17gvs0.06g
  • Water content per 100g
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    37.58gvs18g
  • Carbohydrates per 100g
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    0.86gvs0.18g
  • Lipids per 100g
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    59.81gvs47.55g
  • Saturated fatty acids per 100g
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    12.09gvs29.44g
  • Polyunsaturated fatty acids per 100g
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    26.48gvs14.14g
  • Cholesterol per 100g
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    1mgvs43.89mg
  • Ash content per 100g
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    1.59gvs0.73g

General values

Proteins are essential for a healthy, balanced diet. The recommended daily dose is 0.8-1g of protein per 1 kg of body weight.
Dietary fiber, also called roughage, is present in plants, in soluble or insoluble form. Eating fruits, vegetables and whole grains rich in fiber helps the digestion process.
The total amount of sugars, including glucose, fructose, galactose, sucrose, lactose, maltose, and trehalose. A sugar-heavy diet can cause metabolic dysfunctions.
Foods with high water content help you stay hydrated. Water also helps transporting nutrients and oxygen throughout the body.
While ethyl alcohol generally poses health risks, moderate consumption has been linked with lowering the risk of cardiovascular diseases.
Caffeine is a psychoactive substance that stimulates the central nervous system. It increases energy levels and boosts concentration.
campesterol per 100g

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Campesterol is a type of phytosterol present in small concentrations in vegetables, fruits, nuts, and seeds. Studies show that campesterol, similarly to other plant sterols, can help reduce cholesterol levels.
phytosterols per 100g

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Phytosterols come from plants and have a similar function to the good cholesterol, assisting in lowering bad cholesterol.
Theobromine is usually found in cocoa beans and, similarly to caffeine, it acts as a stimulant but does not affect the central nervous system. Consequently, it also has relaxing effects and can lower blood pressure.

Food energy

The amount of food energy in kilocalories (kcal) per 100g. The minimum daily requirement is approximately 1,800 kcal (according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations).
The amount of food energy in kiloJoules (kJ) per 100g. The minimum daily requirement is approximately 7,500 kJ (according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations).
Carbohydrates are composed of carbon, oxygen and hydrogen, and are divided in 4 groups: oligosaccharides (glycose), monosaccharides and disaccharides which are sugars and serve as a quick source of energy, while polysaccharides, like starches serve for storing energy.

Fats

Lipids are essential for a healthy, balanced diet. They provide energy and also play a key role in the production of hormones and cell membranes, as well as in the absorption of nutrients and fat-soluble vitamins.
Saturated fats are the unhealthy fatty acids that produce bad cholesterol and increase the risk of strokes and heart attacks. They come in high amounts from meat and dairy products.
A form of unsaturated fat with one double bond in its structure. Unsaturated fats are usually healthy fatty acids, increasing good cholesterol and decreasing bad cholesterol.
A form of unsaturated fat with more than one double bond in its structure. Unsaturated fats are usually healthy fatty acids, increasing good cholesterol and decreasing bad cholesterol.
less trans fatty acids per 100g

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Trans fatty acids are the unhealthy form of unsaturated fatty acids added to food from vegetable oil for better taste and longer shelf life. They increase bad cholesterol and the risk of coronary heart diseases.
Cholesterol is a lipid essential for producing hormones and takes two forms: LDL, or bad cholesterol, and HDL, good cholesterol. LDL (low-density lipoprotein) contributes to plaque, which can clog arteries and increases the risk of strokes and heart attacks. HDL (high-density lipoprotein) removes LDL from the arteries and carries it to the liver to be broken down.

Minerals

The ash content refers to the total amount of minerals contained (potassium, sodium, calcium, magnesium).
Calcium is a mineral which is very important for bone health. The recommended daily dose for adults is approximately 1000mg.
Magnesium is an important mineral for bone development and helps the proper functioning of various metabolic processes, like activating the enzymes that help in energy production.
Phosphorus is the second most abundant mineral found in the human body, after calcium. It helps cellular reproduction and contributes to the growth and repair of tissues.
Potassium is a mineral that helps muscles contract, regulates the fluid balance in the body, helps maintain a normal blood pressure and kidney health.
Zinc plays an important part in cell division and in strengthening the immune system.
fluoride per 100g

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Fluoride is a mineral that helps strengthen bones and teeth, when consumed in moderate quantities. The recommended daily dose for an adult is 10 mg.

Vitamins

Folic acid is a synthetic form of folate (vitamin B9). It plays an important role in maintaining proper brain function. Folic acid is crucial during infancy, adolescence and pregnancy as it helps in the production of genetic material and is important in the development of cells and tissues.
Also known as ascorbic acid and L-ascorbic acid, vitamin C helps strengthen the immune system and is commonly used to prevent viral infectious diseases.
Thiamin (vitamin B1) assists the body's cells change carbohydrates into energy. It is commonly found in grain-based foods like bread and cereals.
Ribolflavin (vitamin B2) is one of the most important vitamins from the B complex series. It is necessary for breaking down carbohydrates and for processing amino acids and fats.
niacin

16mg

Niacin or vitamin B3 aids the body by lowering cholesterol and triglycerides (fat). Like other vitamins from the B complex series, it also helps convert carbohydrates into glucose.
pantothenic acid

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Pantothenic acid (vitamin B5) contributes to lowering cholesterol and triglycerides (fat) in the body. Like all B vitamins, it is involved in the conversion of carbohydrates into glucose. It also contributes to maintaining the health of the nervous system.
Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine) is needed for the production of the neurotransmitters serotonin and norepinephrine. It's essential for absorbing vitamin B12 and takes part in the production of red blood cells, various cells of the immune system and in the formation of myelin, which protects nerve cells from damage.
folate

1µg

Folate (vitamin B9), a natural form of folic acid, helps maintain proper brain function. It is crucial during infancy, adolescence and pregnancy, as it helps in the production of genetic material, and is important in the development of cells and tissues.
Vitamin B12 (cobalamin) is important for maintaining the health of the nervous system. It works closely with folate (vitamin B9) in the production of red blood cells and the processing of iron.

Antioxidants

Beta carotene is a pigment found in plants and is an antioxidant. When ingested, it converts to vitamin A1 (retinol), which is necessary for eye health, skin health and for maintaining a strong immune system.
Alpha carotene is similar to beta carotene but is more effective in its role as an antioxidant. It helps maintaining healthy bones, skin and vision, as well as a strong immune system.
Beta-cryptoxanthin is an antioxidant that is converted to vitamin A1 (retinol) when ingested. It aids maintaining healthy vision, healthy bones and skin and assists the immune system.
Lycopene is a red carotene pigment found in red fruits and vegetables, most abundantly in tomatoes. It is powerful antioxidant and helps maintain the proper functioning of the cardiovascular system.
Lutein and zeaxanthin are carotenoids found in the central part of the retina, called macula. They are antioxidants and play a key role in maintaining eye health.
beta-tocopherol per 100g

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Beta-tocopherol is a type of vitamin E, that acts as an antioxidant and helps to protect the body's cells from the damaging effects of free radicals, to strengthen the immune system and prevent blood clotting.
gamma-tocopherol per 100g

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Gamma-tocopherol is one of the chemical compounds of the vitamin E group, found in soybeans and corn oil. It acts as an antioxidant and helps to protect the body's cells from the damaging effects of free radicals, to strengthen the immune system and prevent blood clotting
delta-tocopherol per 100g

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Delta-tocopherol is one of the chemical compounds of the vitamin E group. It acts as an antioxidant and helps to protect the body's cells from the damaging effects of free radicals, to strengthen the immune system and prevent blood clotting
genistein per 100g

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Genistein is phytoestrogen found in plants. It helps regulate cholesterol levels and contributes to maintaining a healthy bone structure.

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