Butter is bad – a myth we've been fed by the 'healthy eating' industry--Counter-intuitive though it might seem, there's no evidence that fat is fattening. Indeed by sating the appetite effectively, it may prevent overeating.
The Questionable Link Between Saturated Fat and Heart Disease
Wall Street Journal --The Questionable Link Between Saturated Fat and Heart Disease - WSJ.com "Saturated fat does not cause heart disease"—or so concluded a big study published in March in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine." "The fact is, there has never been solid evidence for the idea that these fats cause disease."