Is ghee healthy? What is the nutritional content of ghee?

by Pallavi Goswami content writer

Ghee is a type of clarified butter that is mostly used in India and several other countries for making delicious recipes. It's made by simmering butter so that the milk solids can be skimmed and strained away, leaving behind the liquid fat. Why is ghee good for you? This is a common query for many. Ghee has recently gained popularity for its multiple health advantages. Pure cow ghee is a great source of vitamin A, vitamin D, vitamin E, and vitamin K. 

Apart from the fat-soluble vitamins, ghee is also rich in essential fatty acids like omega-3, omega-6, and omega-9. Ghee is perfect for cooking vegetables, fish, meat, cakes, cookies, and much more. Replace your regular butter with ghee and you will see too many positive changes in your overall body and mind. Ghee, just like butter, is rich in saturated fats which are thought to promote weight gain and obesity. But studies found ghee to be highly effective in losing weight.

Ghee does contain saturated fats but using a limited amount can provide multiple health advantages. Still widening why is ghee good for you? Ghee or clarified butter positively affects the nervous system in the brain-boosting the concentration power. Ghee benefits also include the improvement of digestion power. Being rich in butyric acid, ghee can neutralize acidity and heal the gut lining. 

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