There are important reasons to keep butter in your family’s diet even in hard times.
For years, it was cited as a major culprit in heart disease. This advice has since been revised and it is no longer seen as public enemy No1.
Butter does contain saturated fat, but in a pure form, and also contains acids that protect the body against viruses, fight tumors and guard the gut from pathogenic bacteria.
Butter is also rich in vitamins A and D, which aid the absorption of calcium, benefiting bone health.