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Ghee or clarified butter is known as Indian butter because it is used in oriental cuisine and is a food of Ayurvedic medicine. Ghee butter has become popular for its use in the paleo and ketogenic diet, and for its properties and benefits, as it is better tolerated by people with lactose or dairy sugar intolerance and with an allergy to casein , one of the proteins in milk.

According to wikipedia, ghee is "Ghee is butter clarified at room temperature. An anhydrous milk fat processed from butter that is obtained by separating milk solids and water from butter fat."

Ghee is a highly saturated fat, very stable, so it withstands high temperatures in the kitchen without oxidizing as it happens to other oils or fats


Nutritional value of ghee

  • Ghee is a food rich in healthy fats such as omega-3 fatty acids, conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) and butyric acid
  • Provides vitamins A, E and K2, and some vitamin B12
  • Contains minerals such as calcium, phosphorus, zinc, selenium, copper, and chromium
  • It has hardly any lactose or casein, it is better tolerated than other dairy products
  • Contains butyric acid that helps reduce cellular inflammation
  • Despite its high caloric content due to its richness in fat, with 700 kcal per 100 g of ghee, it is a healthy fat


Ghee benefits

  • It is a more digestive dairy than others, it helps digestion
  • In Ayurveda, ghee is considered to stimulate agni, or digestive fire, which improves gastritis, reflux, stomach ulcer
  • Has a slightly laxative effect
  • Helps liver function
  • Protects cardiovascular health, balancing cholesterol and triglycerides
  • It is a food rich in antioxidants
  • It seems that it can prevent some tumors in the digestive system
  • Helps regulate glucose, prevent diabetes and control weight
  • Applied to the skin, it moisturizes and cares for sunburned or allergic skin.

Clarified Ghee Butter

1 Gram
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