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Ghee Is Not A Miracle Food, No Matter What The Yogis Say

IT'S JUST BUTTER.

Last updated on September 21, 2017, at 11:35 a.m. ET

Posted on September 21, 2017, at 11:35 a.m. ET

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Somehow, in the last few years, ghee has become the latest trendy health food. When did we all decide that clarified butter was the answer to all our health problems?

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We haven't been able to stop thinking about this, so we dedicated a whole episode of See Something Say Something to it.

What we didn't anticipate was a long journey into the nature of food appropriation, the slippery definition of "purity," ayurvedics, and intergenerational notions of "authenticity."

In the episode, we do a taste test with the brain trust, chat with BuzzFeed Health editor Sally Tamarkin, NYU Food Studies Department chair Krishnendu Ray, and Ahmed’s aunt Naheed Usmani. Listen to us ~chew the fat~ here:

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