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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 1 of 7: The interest in butter has really been a roller-coaster ride for consumers. First, butter was perfectly fine. Then, butter was looked down upon for being "too fatty" and not good for you. Now people are adding butter to their coffee and swearing by it for a low-carb diet. So what's the deal? Is butter really that bad for you, and what happens to your body when you eat butter?In order to finally determine an answer, we talked with Vanessa Rissetto MS, RD, CDN and co-founder of Culina Health, about the benefits and risks of having butter in your diet—and how much is a good amount of butter to actually consume.Here's what happens to your body when you eat butter. And for more healthy eating tips, sign up for our newsletter.

What Happens To Your Body When You Eat Butter

The interest in butter has really been a roller-coaster ride for consumers. First, butter was perfectly fine. Then, butter was looked down upon for being "too fatty" and not good for you. Now people are adding butter to their coffee and swearing by it for a low-carb diet. So what's the deal? Is butter really that bad for you, and what happens to your body when you eat butter?

In order to finally determine an answer, we talked with Vanessa Rissetto MS, RD, CDN and co-founder of Culina Health, about the benefits and risks of having butter in your diet—and how much is a good amount of butter to actually consume.

Here's what happens to your body when you eat butter. And for more healthy eating tips, sign up for our newsletter.

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