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What are benefits of Desi Ghee?

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Asked by ankit shivam, 06 Nov '12 05:15 pm
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Ghee contains essential fat-soluble vita- mins such as vitamin A, D, E and K that are required for healthy skin and hair. These nutrients are absorbed into the body only with the help of fats. Hence, eliminating fat altogether might mean denying your body of these vital nutrients.
Answered by LIPSIKA, 06 Nov '12 05:27 pm

 
  
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Ghee is said to be made of saturated fatty acids but of short chain fatty acids. This makes them easy to digest unlike the saturated fats found in animal meats which are difficult to digest.
It contains fat soluble vitamins such as A, D and E and hence can benefit vegetarians.
Ghee is said to be great for the lactose intolerant as the lactose sugar is broken down on clarification. Hence they can benefit the vitamins from it sans lactose.
Due to its fat content, it also absorbs the vitamins from the food it is added to, hence making the vitamins available to the body.
Its smoke point is high, hence can be used for cooking, But I still discourage using it for deep frying.
For infants and toddlers where they are in the phase of brain growth, ghee is the best fat to be added in their diet and is said to develop memory.
Answered by Psycho, 06 Nov '12 05:21 pm

 
  
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Helps to cook / prepare so many Diwali Sweets ...!!!
Answered by anantharaman, 06 Nov '12 07:15 pm

 
  
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It purity makes all the difference....!
Answered by Dil Se, 06 Nov '12 05:56 pm

 
  
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Ayurveda considers ghee the ultimate cooking oil, with diverse mind/body benefits listed in the ancient texts.

Absorption: Ghee is an integral part of the science of ayurvedic herbal formulation. Since ghee is an oil, it can bond with lipid-soluble nutrients and herbs to penetrate the lipid-based cell walls of the body. It is stated to increase the potency of certain herbs by carrying the active components to the interior of the cells where they impart the most benefit.

Preservative: Ghee does not spoil easily, and actually preserves the original freshness and potency of herbs and foods. It does not need refrigeration.

Digestion: The ayurvedic texts say that Ghee helps balance excess stomach acid, and helps maintain/repair the mucus lining of the stomach.

Mild Burns: Like aloe, Ghee is said to prevent blisters and scarring if applied quickly to affected skin.
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Answered by jakir hussain, 06 Nov '12 05:44 pm

 
  
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Its always hariming to people like me since it has good fat in it.
Answered by ajay, 06 Nov '12 05:25 pm

 
  
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Could be used in hair for conditioning.
Answered by Sagar Singh, 06 Nov '12 05:23 pm

 
  
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With chabi (Animal fat) milawat it gives great strength
Answered by RachanaTereDilSe, 06 Nov '12 05:21 pm

 
  
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Chemical free
Answered by manvika, 06 Nov '12 05:18 pm

 
  
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You can put it on eyes...
on ear...

you can have it...with parathas...
you can put in vegetables...

many more uses sir.
Answered by harpreet, 06 Nov '12 05:17 pm

 
  
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