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Butter, which one is best?

Discussion in 'Food, Nutrition and Recipes' started by AnnM99, Jan 29, 2022.

  1. AnnM99

    AnnM99 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi,
    Can anyone educate me regarding which butter is best please??
    I buy a lovely low carb bread and want to butter it .... Not sure which one. Bs under control but cholesterol at 5.5 so keen to make the right choices.
    Thanks.
    Looking at Grassfed????
     
  2. Member496333

    Member496333 · Guest

    Kerrygold is quite popular with whole food keto types. It’s purportedly made from grass fed cow’s milk and all that implies. Doesn’t claim to be grass finished, though, so that could mean anything. I’m sure there are others but Kerrygold comes recommended by many.
     
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    Robbity2 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I think sometimes "Grass fed" is a bit of a sneaky sales ploy - in the UK most of our cows will be grass fed anyway - AFAIK it's mainly USA that this may not always be so. Just look at plain ordinary 100% butter and not spreadable or light(er) versions which may have non-butter additives in the way of oils, water, etc. Check nutritional information if in doubt.

    Salted or unsalted is up to you.

    My preference has always been Kerrygold salted - for almost as long as I've been buying butter, and since well before I was ever diagnosed with T2!
     
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    bulkbiker Type 2 · Oracle

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    Any regular butter just don't buy the spreadable stuff that has been adulterated with seed oils.
     
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    Riva_Roxaban Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    We get Western Star slightly salted butter to put on both low and high carb bread.
     
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    Robbity2 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I've just checked out of idle curiosity as I swear by their Creme Fraiche, and Ocado also stocks the butter.
     
  8. AnnM99

    AnnM99 · Well-Known Member

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    Thanks everyone
     
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    We use the Lidl Deluxe West Country Butter with sea salt crystals.
    Produced in Somerset from British milk.
    [Which I assumes not from Northern Ireland?]

    The extra salt makes a lot of difference to the flavour, especially in my morning coffee.
     
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