The health benefits of Butter
Butter is a saturated animal fat that has gotten a bad rap over the years as a cause for Coronary Heart Disease (CAD). However, butter is actually a nutritional powerhouse that has been in use for thousands of years and has many benefits for your overall health as well as for your hair and skin health.
Butter has a high concentration of antioxidants in the form of carotene. Carotene absorbs into the body and converts into the compounds that fight free radical damage. It also converts into Vitamin A which can powerfully promote cell regrowth and repair. This overall not only helps the immune system by fighting viruses and other diseases, it also improves the health of your skin by rejuvenating your skin cells and encouraging turnover.
Butter, particularly grass fed butter, is extremely rich in probiotics and live enzymes. This makes it a very healthy fat that can nourish and heal our gut. It additionally also deeply and quickly moisturizes both your hair and skin. While staying hydrated is essential to moisturized skin and hair, another important factor is the ability of the cells to retain water and this ability is greatly improved by the nourishment provided by healthy fats and their nutrients.
Butter for our Skin
Butter has a healthy Omega 3 to 6 ratio which is extremely important to reduce inflammation in the body and skin. Consuming healthy amounts of butter can prove extremely helpful in fighting conditions like acne, breakouts, and rashes. It also extremely rich in Vitamin E, another powerful antioxidant which can greatly improve the condition of your hair and skin, fighting free radical damage and reversing signs of aging like fine lines, wrinkles, dark spots, and hyperpigmentation.
Butter, again grass fed, also contains Activator X, vitamin K2, which improves the ability of the body to absorb nutrients from food sources. This ensures that your body efficiently utilizes all the nutrition for the best possible impact on your hair and skin overall. It also has a host of benefits for your overall health as well making butter the superfood that you need to bring back to your kitchen tables.