- What are the benefits of ghee?
- Is ghee fattening for you or is it a source of good fat?
- How much of ghee should one have; how much is too much?
- What happens if you eat too much ghee?
- What should ghee be eaten with/what works with ghee and what doesn’t?
- Is ghee good for cough and cold, heart health and digestion?
Benefits of Ghee:
- Reduces the vitiated piita and body vata
- Beneficial for all the dhatus-each and every cellular level
- Reduces heat, burns ,softens the cells lubricates and nourishes mind and body
- Improves the functions of the body
- Improves speech, skin, eyesight, strength of mind and body, intellect
- Improves fertility, strength and vigor
- It reduces ageing, degeneration of body cells
- Improves digestive fire, metabolism
- Beneficial for all age group
Is Ghee Fattening For You Or Is It A Source Of Good Fat?
- Vitamin A helps in cellular growth, healthy teeth as well as improving bone health
- Vitamin D improves calcium absorption and can help preventing body inflammation
- Vitamin E enhances wound healing processes and also helps the immune system
- Vitamin K helps in regulating blood-clotting activities
- Vitamin A, it is good for the eyes. The Vitamin A helps the eyes in adjusting to light changes. In fact, the moistness in the eyes depends on the presence of vitamin A in your body
- Ghee contains rich in omega-6 fatty acid conjugated linoleic acid (CLA),which is found to be helpful in different heart-related risks. Reducing body fat levels and having good results on the glycemic profile
- Source of short chain fatty acids,Studies of ghee nutrition show that is naturally rich in butyric acid which makes it an immune building agent
- Gastric juice contains enzymes that help breaking down
- Membranes have fats or phospholipids in them,By consuming essential fats found in ghee, you can ensure good INNER AND EXTERNAL MEMBRANE
> How much of ghee should one have; how much is too much?
One should consume ghee according to one digestive capacity Person of vata pand pitta prakruti can consume more ghee than a person of kapha prakruti or constitution.
> What happens if you eat too much ghee?
If one consumes ghee more than ones digestion it will lead to indigestion Excess ghee consumption-excess thirst, nausea, vomiting. Lethargy,flatulence,fever,stiffness,skin issue,itching,swelling,piles,loss of sensation, lack of feeling of hunger. It can increase pain, swelling when consumed excessively.