I love spreading butter on my bread toast.
I know you may as well.
Butter is a popular dairy product made from cow’s milk. It can also be made from milk from other mammals, including sheep, goats, buffalo, and yaks.
But can you eat butter in piles as well? 🤔
In this article, I will explain this to you with scientific evidence.
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Butter in Piles: Good or Bad?
Butter is good in piles or hemorrhoids.
Because butter contains butyric acid, a short-chain fatty acids (SCFAs). 
Evidence showed that butyric acid or butyrate can reduce inflammation in the digestive system and has been used as a treatment for Crohn’s disease. 
Butyric acid can also ease constipation by reducing pain during defecation. 
But many people believe butter can cause weight gain and heart problems.
These claims are not 100% true.
Because, if you eat a moderate amount of butter daily, it doesn’t cause any harm. However, you should exercise daily to burn these extra calories. 
Can I eat butter in piles?
Yes. You can eat butter in piles. It is even good for piles or hemorrhoids. Because butter contains butyric acid. It reduces inflammation in the digestive system and eases constipation by reducing pain during defecation.
Does butter cause any harm in piles?
No. Butter does not cause any harm in piles if you eat it in moderation. It is even good for piles. Because butter contains butyric acid. It reduces inflammation in the digestive system and eases constipation by reducing pain during defecation.
The Final Word
Hemorrhoids are very common in both men and women. About half of all people will have hemorrhoids by age 50.  😮
Choose your foods carefully while you’re suffering from piles to help the healing process. And yes, you can eat butter in piles.
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Following are the references of this article.
- Przegląd Gastroenterologiczny: Butyric acid in functional constipation. Accessed 22 January 2022[↩][↩]
- PubMed: Oral butyrate for mildly to moderately active Crohn’s disease. Accessed 22 January 2022[↩]
- MayoClinic: Exercise for weight loss: Calories burned in 1 hour. Accessed 22 January 2022[↩]
- Johns Hopkins Medicine: Hemorrhoids. Accessed 21 January 2022[↩]