字幕列表 影片播放 列印英文字幕 Greetings. Eric Bakker, Naturopath thanks for coming back. Going to talk about Butyric, or Butyric Acid today. This is a question I get asked from time to time from people. What is Butyric? What is it good for? Is it a supplement? I've heard of it before, what is it found in? Butyric Acid is a short term fatty acid, and it's found in various kinds of foods. It's found in ghee, it's found in raw milk, it's found in butter, it's found in Parmesan cheese. It's found in Jerusalem artichokes, it's found in unripe bananas. It's found in many different types of food. It's got a characteristic smell about it that's not very pleasant. And some people claim that that smell actually is one you can smell when someones thrown up. That smell is actually the smell of Butyric Acid. It doesn't sound too good, but it's great for the gut. I'm going to tell you that it's very, very powerful healer for the digestive system. Butyric is actually formed also in the digestive system, by the fermentation of different types of carbohydrates. The ferment, they produce this acid that feeds a lining of the cells, makes you nice and plump, and fat. Push all the butts together, and they stop leaky guy syndrome, basically. If you want a healthy digestive system digestive ghee regularly, are quite beneficial for that reason. It's all called Butanoic Acid, or BTA is the other name. So, BTA is a vary good supplement in particular use for inflammatory bowel disease, like ulcerative colitis or Chron's disease, I recommend up to 300, 400, or even 600 milligrams a day, easily, of this stuff if you get in a supplemental form. Ghee has been one of my favorite things to cook with now, probably for about 30 years since I started studying cooking a long time ago. I did a cooking course many years ago, with a macrobiotic chef, one of his favorite things to use was ghee in cooking, and then I discovered it's called clarifying butter, and it's actually quite tasty. Trying to get, if you've got irritable bowel, inflammatory bowel, really gut problem, try and start cooking with a bit of ghee. It may seem quite strange for you if you've been using olive oil, different oils for cooking, but moving to ghee, drop the coconut oil for one and try the ghee. It could make a big different between bloating and flatulence, cramping and digestive problems. If you get the short term fatty acids up in the gut, you're also going to help the lining of the gut and also help to grow more beneficial bacteria. It becomes really encouraged to grow in good numbers, improving brush all that lining of the gut. And Butyric Acid, Butyric is a great way to do that. To really help to feed up and nurture that gut. Certainly worth trying Butyric. Thanks for tuning in, and I appreciate your question.