Here’s Why You Should Love Butter!

Have you ever thought, if Lord Krishna would have been a millennial, would his mother Yashoda be upset about him eating too much fat? Or would she offer him a low-fat version? Or get his lipid profile check? The thought itself is hilarious, right? Well, nutritionist Rujuta Diwekar often harps on the importance of fats, especially mentioning why white butter is a healthy food. Let’s take a look at some of the not-so-commonly known facts:

  1. Fats are a misunderstood macronutrient: the most underrated macronutrient, fats are often unfairly blamed. In today’s times, when people are very particular about being slim and fit, protein has become themost popular macronutrient, and fats and carbs, the other two macros are being replaced by burning pills and detox teas.
  2. What is butter: butter is a dairy product that is made by churning milk or cream, which separates the solids (butterfat) from the liquid (buttermilk). The molecular gastronomy involved in this churning process is responsible for lending the butter its unique soft melty texture, and its nutritionalproperties. No wonder our mums always have several recipes with butter on their fingertips!
  3. What is white butter: a popular delicacyacross India, white butter is consumed with foods such as ‘paratha’, ‘roti’ etc. it contains a fatty acid that protects the body against several gastrointestinal conditions. Freshly churned white butter not only has a number of health benefits, but also improves taste by adding a unique flavor. Most Indian veg recipes with butter use ‘safed makkhan’ or white butter.
  4. Benefits of butter:
  • Butter is a powerful anti-oxidant, thanks to the presence of vitamins A, D, E, and K.
  • It contains a hormone-like substance called Wulzen factor which is good for joints, minimizing the risk of arthritis. It also prevents the hardening of arteries and clarification of the pineal gland. Check out recipe with butter video and indulge in some lip-smacking fare!
  • Natural butter contains HDL cholesterol, an omega-3 fatty acid that brings down bad cholesterol that causes heart conditions. If you look for recipe with butter in Hindi, you will be spoilt for choice! That simply shows how butter has been a part and parcel of our cuisine.
  • Butter has high levels of vitamin A, which is good thyroid related conditions.

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