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Trivia What Are The Health Benefits Of Ghee?

Discussion in 'Lifestyle & Healthy Living' started by capslocked, Sep 18, 2015.

  1. Health Benefits of Ghee:
    1. High Smoke point: Since it cooks at a higher point than almost any other oil, the advantage is that it won’t break into free radicals like that in other oils. Free radicals can potentially be harmful to health, and when oils reach beyond their smoking point, it can be hazardous to a person’s respiratory system. Ghee also has a higher smoke point than butter.
    1. Reduce Risk Of Heart Disease: Please or Register to view linksis rich in conjugated linoleic acid, or CLA, a fatty acid known to be protective against carcinogens, artery plague and diabetes. Because of this, researchers say ghee can be used to prevent cardiovascular disease.
    1. Weight Loss: When ghee is derived from grass-fed cows, the butter contains cancer-fighting fatty acid that aids in weight loss.
    1. Better Digestion: Ghee is rich in butyric acid. Beneficial Please or Register to view links bacteria convert fiber into butyric acid and then use that for energy and intestinal wall support. According to the author of Prescription of Nutrional Healing, butyric acid is “a monounsaturated fatty acid that reduces inflammatory conditions, reduces seepage of undigested food particles, and aids in repair of the mucosal wall.”
    1. Lowers Cholesterol: Ghee is high in palmitic acid, which is artery-clogging. Studies have shown that ghee can reduce cholesterol both in the serum and intestine. This is done by triggering an increased secretion of biliary lipids.
    1. Skin: Ghee is known to purify the Please or Register to view linksand give it an added glow. It acts as a natural moisturizer when used regularly. It’s also known to reduce burning sensation of skin, heal scars, chicken pox scars and more.
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