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What Happens To Your Body When You Eat Butter

Eat This, Not That! Logo By Kiersten Hickman of Eat This, Not That! | Slide 2 of 7: Yes—really! Butter actually has a lot of great health benefits that you can easily take advantage of when you cook with it."Butter does of course have some healthy qualities," says Risetto. "It is super rich in vitamin A, and contains lauric acid—which is important for treating infections and candida."According to Healthline, one tablespoon of butter will actually provide you with 11% of your recommended daily intake, and it's only 100 calories. It also contains some Vitamin E, Vitamin B12, and Vitamin K.Not a fan of butter? Here are the 10 Healthiest Butter Substitute Brands, According to Nutritionists.

1. It gives your body key vitamins.

Yes—really! Butter actually has a lot of great health benefits that you can easily take advantage of when you cook with it.

"Butter does of course have some healthy qualities," says Risetto. "It is super rich in vitamin A, and contains lauric acid—which is important for treating infections and candida."

According to Healthline, one tablespoon of butter will actually provide you with 11% of your recommended daily intake, and it's only 100 calories. It also contains some Vitamin E, Vitamin B12, and Vitamin K.

Not a fan of butter? Here are the 10 Healthiest Butter Substitute Brands, According to Nutritionists.

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