Cooking oil vs Desi Ghee
Benefits of cooking in desi ghee
High spoke point
Lactose and casein free
Rich fat soluble vitamins
Good for eyes, bones and overall health
Help our body to detoxify
CLA help managing high cholesterol
Reduces inflammation in digestive tract
There is variety of cooking oils available in the market; sunflower oil, saffola oil, groundnut oil, rice bran oil, olive oil to name a few. Some people also use other types of fats such as desi ghee for cooking. Ghee is considered to be healthy since ancient times in India. It is also known to have some medicinal properties. It is really interesting to know how desi ghee is different from various cooking oils!
Ghee is an ideal fat for deep frying because it’s smoke point (where it’s molecules begin to break down) is 250°C (482°F), which is well above typical cooking temperature of around 200°C (392°F) and above that of most vegetable oil.
Ghee is rich in fat soluble vitamins A,D,E, which helps maintain a healthy metabolism and balance your hormones.
Ghee is lactose and casein free and can be consumed by lactose and casein intolerant people. Cow milk Ghee is sweet in taste and light on your digestive system.
Ghee contains butyrate and essential short chain fatty acid, which help our body to detoxify.
Desi Cow milk ghee from grass fed cow’s contain CLA (conjugated linoleic acid ), which help us to manage our cholesterol and high blood pressures and reduce inflammation, it actually help us weight management .
Desi Cow milk Ghee reduces inflammation in digestive tract and thought the body. Ghee helps to create a ore alkaline system that overall reduces inflammation by reducing the leukotriene secretion and reducing prostaglandin in the body.
Additionally ghee helps to increase gastric acid, aiding in efficient digestion.
Vitamin K2 present in ghee helps utilizing minerals including calcium, which helps to protect against tooth decay, support proper growth and development of bones and protect against the calcification of the arteries and also known as atherosclerosis.
Remember- too much of anything is bad!