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Why choose Ghee over Butter in aspects of healthiness?

Posted on 15/07/22 12:52 PM

Detaining all rumors about ghee, here are some points on how it is healthy food and better than butter.

The A2 Cow Ghee is patronizing and healthier, and it is fully packed with various nutrients like Vitamin A and essential fatty acids that are beneficial for the body. It is made from the A2 milk from the native cows – ‘Rathi’ and ‘Sahiwal.’ Using the traditional practices, the ghee is whipped from curd but not the cream, and it is also made to ensure that it is pure and has retained all necessary nutrients. It is very easy to digest, and the essential fatty acids help balance cholesterol levels.

Introduction

Ghee has made an excellent comeback in every kitchen in India with its nutritional properties and nutritional values. The pure heat clarified fat is obtained by heating butter made from a cow’s milk or a buffalo. We can say it as a clarified form of butter. Usually, it is used in Indian cooking. Ghee, like A2 Cow Ghee also, has been used for medicinal purposes in the Ayurveda (Indian medicinal system).

Though ghee is rich in fat, it has a rich content of high concentrations of monounsaturated Omega-3s. These fatty acids maintain a healthy heart and cardiovascular system. Research has proven that having ghee as a part of a balanced diet can help decrease unhealthy cholesterol levels.

Nutritional Differences between Ghee and Butter

Nutrients

            Ghee

           Butter

Calories

            123 cals

          100 cals

Fat

            14 gms

            11 gms

Saturated fat

            9 gms

            7 gms

Monounsaturated fat  

            4 gms

            3 gms

Polyunsaturated fat    

            0.5 gms

            0.5 gms

Vitamin A       

            13% of DV

            11% of DV

Vitamin E

            3% of DV

            2% of DV

Vitamin K

            1% of DV

            1% of DV

Why choose Ghee over Butter?

  • A2 Cow Ghee benefits are why it is chosen instead of butter. Another reason is its high smoke point, the temperature at which fats become volatile and start to smoke.
  • It is very beneficial for lactose-intolerant people as it does not contain milk sugar, lactose, or milk protein casein.
  • Ghee contains CLA (Conjugated Linoleic Acid), which helps to fight cancer. CLA resists cardiovascular diseases as well as cancer.
  • It is hugely healthier than butter in terms of nutritional value.
  • The energy content of butter is 717 Kcal per 100 grams, along with 51% of saturated fats and 3 grams of trans fats. At the same time, Ghee has an energy content of 900 Kcal per 100 grams of serving with 60% saturated fats and no trans fats.
  • Even ghee is used in various types of medications in India.

Final words

Ghee is now at the top of the trending page as the new superfood. It provides certain cooking advantages over butter. Ghee is a natural food which medicinal and culinary uses. If the ghee is consumed in healthy and monitored doses, it is very beneficial for health, as said by various nutritionists worldwide.

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