Benefits of Ghee – Debunking the myths associated with the Indian ‘superfood’


It can safely be dubbed as an Indian superfood – Ghee has a plethora of health benefits and well, it is also delicious. Here, in this article, we are going to discuss the various reasons why ghee should be a part of your diet and try to debunk several myths associated with it.

Ghee: Here is how you can have it and the different reasons to eat ghee every day

  1. If you add ghee with lunch, it will not only add taste to your food but it also helps you overcome the frequent cravings for junk food and desserts. It will also be extremely handy if you want to overcome sleep and well, once satisfied your second half of the day can be as fruitful.
  2. Not only this, adding an extra tsp of ghee to your dinner will help in your digestion. And, well, it will also help improve the quality of your sleep.
  3. Perhaps the biggest piece of good news is for people with cholesterol and blood pressure issues – Ghee is extremely safe as it helps in regulating cholesterol by increasing lipids and giving a boost to metabolism.
  4. With the weather dropping, ghee will help keep your body warm and will also help in boosting the immunity.

Celebrity nutritionist Rujuta Diwekar is convinced that adding 1 tsp of ghee to your breakfast, lunch and dinner can be helpful for women suffering from PCOD, people with diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, constipation, acidity, weak joints and Inflammatory Bowel Syndrome (IBS).

As far as Ayurveda is concerned, using a few drops of warm, pure ghee into your nostrils is one sure of adding comfort and overcoming clogged nose. It should be done first thing in the morning to get relief.

So, do you usually avoid ghee? Maybe, add some to your diet and see the changes.

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