Margarine vs. butter

Hello all,

I’m not looking for an IMHO-style comparison of butter and margarine or a CS-style bunch of recipes and ideas for them. A friend just forwarded me this e-mail (sans cites, of course), and I was wondering how accurate it was. I try to eat healthy, and from my minimal research I concluded that I’m probably better off eating butter than margarine, but I didn’t know a lot of this stuff was true. Is it?

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