Gone are the days where Ghee was something we all ran away from. Its making a glorious come back lately. This Indian blessing in disguise would often be the last thing one would consume when trying to stick to a healthy lifestyle. Of course, it’s fat! That’s our go-to punchline for all the things we usually call unhealthy.
But let’s dig a bit deeper into what actually we should stay away from - Saturated Butter!
Some personality traits of our beloved Makkhan are-
- Usually, has high trans-fat
- Reduces good cholesterol level present in the body
- Can cause eventual heart diseases, if consumed excessively
- Can lead to fat disposition in your arteries
Our cousin Desi Ghee on the hand..
- The energy from ghee (medium-chain fatty acids) can be used to burn other fats in the system and promote a healthy weight
- Eliminates inflammatory bowel diseases
- Easy to digest
- Contains conjugated linoleic acid, which may provide a certain degree of protection against colorectal and breast cancer
So unlike what modern-day fads have been prescribing, a scoop of Ghee on your daal-rice could be really good for you and help you burn out the 'Ghee is fattening' phrase out of your life.