16 Science Backed Health Benefits of Butter


The dairy product with the predominate part comprise of the fat is often refers to as the butter. The commonly available butter in the world is manufactured from the cow milk. Butter can be consumed by the one with the history of lactose intolerance. 

The consumption of the butter dates back from a long time back. It starts when our ancestors have been started domesticating the cattle.

Traditionally butter is obtained by boiling milk and lifting aside to ferment which leads to the formation of the yogurt. The yogurt is then vigorously agitated for the considerable period of time until the butter froth at the surface. The butter is then manually extracted.

The industrial method of extracting butter is by rotation of the dairy products.

Butter obtain from the fermentation process is far nutritious than from milk as fermented product contain the vitamin B 12 which is of vital function in the human health.  Cultured butter is generally coined to the butter made from the fermented cream.

The ghee is obtained after heating the butter for the considerable period of time. The ghee can be safely consumed from two to eight months from the date of production. Ghee is the staple diet is the countries of the South East Asia.


Table of Content

Nutrition

Health Benefits of Ghee

1. Acid Reflux
2. Asthma
3. Cholesterol
4. Diabetes
5. Inflammation
6. Testosterone
7. Weight Gain
8. Immunity Boosting
9. Cancer Prevention
10. Building Muscle
11. Vision
12. Fertility
13. Cognitive Function
14. Healthy Bone
15. Thyroid
16. Prolong Life

Side Effect

1. Acne
2. Arthritis
3. Diarrhea
4. Indigestion
5. Kidney Stone
6. Migraine


Nutrition


The major proportion of the butter is comprised of fat, which is more than eighty percent by volume. It has fifty-one percent of the saturated fat twenty-one percent of monounsaturated fat and three percent of polyunsaturated fat. The protein in the butter comprises of around one percent.

Vitamins present in the butter are Vitamin A, D, and E in different Proportion. Butter can be considered as the reliable source of vitamin A (1). 


Health Benefits of Ghee


1. Acid Reflux


Butter is taken as the homemade remedies for acid reflux. Precaution is needed as daily consumption of the butter can worsen the condition (2).

Depending upon the severity acid reflux can cause several noisome effects in the human body.

Acid reflux is the condition in which acid reaches the throat and mouth, which is indicated by the unpleasant taste.

2. Asthma


Asthma is due to the allergy in the respiratory system and the intake of the butter is considered minimize the occurrence of asthma in children (3).
  

3. Cholesterol


Moderate intake of the butter is claimed to produce the adequate level of the cholesterol in the blood. It is generally perceived that intake of the butter increases the cholesterol in the blood. This is not always true (4).

Intake of the massive amount of the butter can spike the cholesterol in the body.

4. Diabetes


Consuming the unsalted butter is claimed to be beneficial for the one suffering from diabetes (5).

5. Inflammation


The Beneficial effect of the innate vitamins in the butter is effective in soothing the inflammation occurring in the human body (6).

6. Testosterone


The goodness of the innate vitamin like A, D, E is beneficial in the production of the testosterone hormone. Being the male reproductive hormone testosterone serves various functions including the muscle building (7).

7. Weight Gain


Butter is high in the calorie and the consumption of the butter is beneficial in gaining the adequate weight in the human body (8).

8. Immunity Boosting


The intake of the butter is claimed to boost the immune system. This is due to the beneficial effect of the vitamins and antioxidant innate in the butter (9).

9. Cancer Prevention


The linoleic acid found in the butter is considered to be the potential tool to prevent the occurrence of cancer (10).

Although there is various contrasting research on the breast cancer and the intake of the butter.

10. Building Muscle


Intake of the butter is calmed to stimulate the production of the male sex hormone called testosterone, which is vital for building the muscle.

This is the prime reason for the robust muscle by the intake of butter (11).

11. Vision


The presence of the Vitamin A and antioxidant in the butter is clear indication of the healthy eye upon the consumption of the butter (12).

Vitamin A is vital for optimum vision. Deficiency of the vitamin an in the diet causes the night blindness. Further, the antioxidant is beneficial in the prevention of the occurrence of the cataract, especially in older age.

12. Fertility


The goodness of the abundant vitamin A, D and fat in butter is claimed to enhance the fertility by the regular consumption.

Staple intake of the butter is often considered as the potential cause of our ancestor’s fertility (13).

13. Cognitive Function


Intake of the butter is claimed to be beneficial for the better cognitive function of the brain (14).

14. Healthy Bone


The presence of vitamin D, which is vital for the absorption of the calcium in the bone, is beneficial to obtain healthy bone (15).

15. Thyroid


The high amount of the Vitamin A, antioxidant followed by the butyric acid in the butter is claimed to enhance the thyroid health (16).
  

16. Prolong Life


Life is expanded by the consumption of the peanut butter as it contains the abundant antioxidant in it.  The presence of the vitamin E is the clear indication of the antioxidant property of the butter upon consumption (17).

Side Effect


Butter is loaded with the cholesterol that can be the detrimental effect on human health when consumed in huge volume on daily basis. Further, Person with the sedentary life style needs to abstain the consumption of the butter.

1. Acne


There is ad hock research on the increase in the acne occurrence and the intake of the Butter.

2. Arthritis


The painful joints characterize this. The intake of the butter is not good options to soothe arthritis.

3. Diarrhea


A person with the difficulty in the digestion of the fat can experience diarrhea upon the consumption of the Butter. This is often perceived to that of the lactose intolerance but is not always the case.

4. Indigestion


The intake of the butter is often taken as the culprit for the indigestion of the food.

5. Kidney Stone


Intake of the food high in the oxalate like butter is claimed to the potent culprit for the occurrence of the kidney stone. Calcium oxalate deposition is the common cause of the kidney stone.

6. Migraine


Intake of the butter is often considered triggering factors for the occurrence of the migraine. It is wise to abstain consuming butter by the one suffering from migraine.


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