Don’t listen to people who tell you that ghee will make you fat. It is actually a super food which was discovered by our ancestors many centuries ago. In fact what it can do for you, nothing can. It is practically irreplaceable.
While the world is waking up to the benefits of clarified butter, it has been lying in our Indian kitchens since eternity. Once you read about its benefits you will want to start eating it right away.
1. Helps in losing weight
Similar to olive oil and coconut oil, ghee is rich in MCT’s and can help in burning of fat.
2. Offers instant energy
The liver does not have to work very hard to digest ghee, hence it is an instant source of energy.
3. Protects you against some diseases
Ghee is rich in an ingredient called conjugated linoleic acid (CLA), which can protect you against cancer and diabetes.
4. Never raises your cholesterol
Unlike popular belief, consuming ghee makes your heart healthy and lowers your cholesterol.
5. Improves your digestion
It is rich in butyric acid and boosts your digestion. It keeps your digestive tract very healthy.
6. Ghee cuts down inflammation in the body
If your body joints are inflamed, it can help in treating them.
7. Builds your appetite
It will trigger the release of gastric acid and make you feel more hungry.
Next time when your mother gives you a fried parantha, go ahead and eat it without a fuss.