7 incredible benefits of ghee for babies and how to use it
Fact-checked by MFine | Last Updated : November 7th, 2019
A dollop of ghee can make any baby food recipe lip-smackingly delicious, but did you know that it's also packed with nutritional benefits? Ghee is a source of good fat and provides healthy food for toddlers. There are other numerous benefits of ghee. Here's why you should feed ghee to your baby!
Ghee or clarified butter is found in every kitchen in India and figures prominently in religious rituals as well. Mixing ghee in food is an age-old tradition. In fact, even children who are lactose intolerant can safely enjoy it because boiling down butter to form ghee destroys the lactic acid that causes an allergic reaction. Here is a list of the various ways ghee benefits babies. Also read The Ultimate Indian Baby Food Chart for 0-12 Months.30 to 35% of a baby’s daily diet must include fats as they are vital for proper brain development. The healthy fats in ghee are Omega-3 and Omega-9. It also has vitamin A, E and D. All this makes it an important food to include in your baby’s daily diet. One teaspoon of ghee has 120 calories and makes it an easy addition to boost baby’s calorie intake along with other healthy foods.