[LMB] OT: Science & Technique of Pie Crusts

Joel Polowin jpolowin at hotmail.com
Sun Sep 21 04:51:56 BST 2008


Harimad wrote:
> There is no health advantage to using margarine; it turns to cholesterol
> as soon as you eat it;

The health effects of margarine vs. other fats are still being determined,
but this in particular is simply wrong.  Your body can build cholesterol
if it needs it, but this has nothing to do with margarine except in that
high-fat diets indirectly prompt the body to generate more cholesterol.

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