A Cheap and Nutritious Alternative For Sugar -Jaggery.
We all have been engaged in a very hectic and busy life that ultimately leads us to obesity, diabetes and many other daily life problems that are now a part of our common life. In order to stay fit we can leave fast food and everything else but not sugar (i am sure you will agree). But Do You Know? eating too much sugar causes a barrage of symptoms , for sugarThese include weight gain, abdominal obesity, elevated blood sugar, high blood pressure and it also increases your uric acid levels. In Short, it’s surely the right time to look for some salt for sugar(i am not going to mention costly sugar free sweetener’s here).
In the race of being modern, we sometimes switch to alternatives like sugar for the sake of modernization and tend to forget some traditional sweetener’s and now we realize that they are a way too better alternative for sugar. And among which one is
A Sweetener made from sugarcane and is believed to be a healthy substitute for sugar. The process of making jaggery which does not involve any chemical agents has all natural mineral salts retained in it. Jaggery has many health benefits as compared to sugar.
1. Jaggery activates the various digestive enzymes speeding up digestion.
2. Jaggery is used to treat problems such as dry cough, cold and asthma.
3. Jaggery helps in relaxing muscles, nerves and blood vessels, thus enhancing their functions.
4. Jaggery helps to relieve headaches.
5. Jaggery is a rich source of iron and is therefore very good for anaemic people, as it increases the haemoglobin level in the blood.
6. A mixture of jaggery and dry ginger powder taken with warm water can stop hiccups.
7. Jaggery helps in maintaining blood pressure.
8.Jaggery has potassium, which helps in reducing bloating and water retention. High potassium content in jaggery is often associated with its weight loss benefits.
9.Jaggery is loaded with many essential nutrients such as vitamins and minerals, that play a key role in many metabolic processes.
Sugar V/S Jaggery.
It’s High time for you all to switch to jaggery or “shakkar ” (as we say in hindi) and live a life with a less risk of falling ill . Like mentioned above,jaggery is also a very useful alternative for all those who wish to have a good Body Physique .