Digestion & Weight Loss: Ghee's Surprising Benefits

Digestion & Weight Loss: Ghee's Surprising Benefits

New Delhi. Ghee, a type of clarified butter, has been a staple in traditional diets for thousands for years, especially in Indian cuisine. Its rich flavor and high smoke point make it an excellent cooking fat, but ghee is also celebrated for its health benefits when consumed on its own.

People on social media have been seen talking about the benefits of eating one spoon of desi ghee on an empty stomach in the morning. This includes big Bollywood heroines and even social media influencers. In fact, not only is this trend becoming popular, but ghee has been said to be very beneficial for health since ancient times. In olden times, food was cooked only in ghee due to which people's health were very healthy.

Good for digestion

Ghee is rich in nutrients. It strengthens the stomach and digestion. Consuming one spoon of ghee every morning on an empty stomach can boost the digestive system. Consumption of ghee has a deep connection with keeping the stomach healthy. In ancient times, our ancestors used to eat a spoonful of ghee before every meal. This kept the stomach healthy and also reduced the risk of diseases like ulcers and cancer.

Improves immunity

Ghee is rich in butyric acid which helps the body produce disease-fighting T-cells. Therefore, its consumption can help your body fight diseases.

Weight loss

Consumption of ghee can also be helpful in controlling weight. Ghee helps in reducing belly fat as it speeds up metabolism which helps in burning body fat. Consuming ghee on an empty stomach in the morning controls appetite and thus helps us avoid eating food again and again.

Healthy for hairs

It contains Vitamin E which is very good for hair and scalp. It has moisturizing properties, hence it also reduces problems like dryness and itching on the scalp.

Makes your bones strong

Ghee also gives strength to the bones because Ghee is rich in Vitamin K which helps in the absorption of calcium. It also helps prevent tooth decay and prevents atherosclerosis.

Best for skin

Use of ghee can prove to be a boon for your skin because the vitamins present in it keep the skin tight and protect you from aging. In ancient times it was used to maintain beauty. Applying this on the face keeps the skin soft and makes it glow.


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