Is there a big nutritional difference between heavy cream and butter? Both are grassfed, but I tend to enjoy cream in my coffee more than butter, and am not looking to lose weight. However, if there is some sort of difference between the two that I am missing, please let me know, because it's a close call between the two. And anyone know how to get the same frothy thickness with butter as you do with cream?
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on September 30, 2013
at 06:31 AM
i would say go with which ever one you prefer/enjoy the most.
you can compare the two on nutritiondata.com (or similar) to see which 'nutrition profile' you prefer
& here's a link to heavy whipping cream
when comparing make sure you adjust the serving size to the amounts you use.
just a few example stats...if you compare weight for weight, butter has about 1/3 the water content, double the calories, around double each of the fats (sat, mono, poly) & nearly three times the butyric acid (short chain fat C4:00)...
I mentioned butyric acid as it was named after butter (first discovered in butter according to wiki) & i seem to recall reading/hearing somewhere that butyric acid is 'good stuff'.