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Ghee

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About This Food

Description

Ghee is a clarified butter  - butter that has been cooked down and the milk fats are separated out. It is most popular in Indian cuisine and it withstands higher temperatures than butter.

Due to the process in which ghee is made, it is not only darker and more flavorful than butter, it is also purely fat. The process also concentrates linoleic acid, a cancer-fighting, heart strengthening agent that prevents clogged arteries by increasing lipids in the blood.

Ghee can also lower LDL (bad) cholesterol while increasing HDL (good) cholesterol.

Use ghee for sauteeing, baking and other high heat cooking. With a flash point of 485 F, ghee is a stable fat that does not readily degrade.
Special diets
  • Diabetic
  • Gluten-Free Diet
  • Grain-Free Diet
  • Low Carb Diet
  • Low FODMAP Diet
  • Low Histamine Diet
  • Low Oxalate Diet
  • Paleo Diet (Light)
  • PCOS Diet
  • Pescetarian Diet
  • Primal Diet
  • Vegetarian Diet
Benefits
Excellent Source of
Good Source of
  • VitaminA
  • ALA Omega-3
Preferences
  • No Coconut
  • No Pseudograins
  • No Fish
  • No Red Meat
  • No Pork
  • No Eggs
  • No Shellfish
  • No Gluten
  • No Nuts
  • No Seeds
  • No Soy
  • No Poultry
  • No Corn
  • No Yeast
  • No Peanuts
  • No Grains
  • No Molds
  • No Legumes
  • No Nightshade
  • No Citrus
  • Low Carbohydrate
  • Low Sodium
  • Low Sugars
Nutrition & Macros
Nutrition Information

Serving size: 1 ounce(s)butter oil

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Calories: 245

Omega-6 / Omega-3 ratio: 2 : 1

Macronutrients
Amount
Total Fat
27.85 g
Saturated Fat
17.34 g
Monounsaturated Fat
8.04 g
Polyunsaturated Fat
1.03 g
Trans Fat
0 g
Essential Fatty Acids (Omega-3)
405 g
ALA
405 mg
EPA
0 mg,
DHA
0 mg,
Conjugated Linoleic Acid(CLA)
0 mg
Cholesterol
71.68 mg
Total Carbohydrate
0 g
Net Carbohydrate
0 g
Sugars
0 g
Fiber
0 g
Protein
0.08 g
Sugar Alcohols
0 g
Vitamins
Amount
% Daily Value*
Vitamin A
859.32 IU
17%
Vitamin C
0 mg
0%
Vitamin D
0 IU
0%
Vitamin E
0.78 IU
3%
Vitamin B6
0 mg
0%
Vitamin B12
0 mcg
0%
Vitamin K
2.41 mg
3%
Folate
0 mcg
0%
Niacin
0 mg
0%
Riboflavin
0 mg
0%
Thiamin
0 mg
0%
Choline
6.24 mg
1%
Minerals
Calcium
1.12 mg
0%
Copper
0 mg
0%
Iron
0 mg
0%
Magnesium
0 mg
0%
Manganese
0 mg
0%
Phosphorous
0.84 mg
0%
Potassium
1.4 mg
0%
Selenium
0 mcg
0%
Sodium
0.56 mg
0%
Zinc
0 mg
0%
Phytonutrients
Alpha-carotene
0 mcg
Beta-carotene
54.04 mcg
Beta-cryptoxanthin
0 mcg
Lutein + zeaxanthin
0 mcg
Lycopene
0 mcg

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