Jaggery is unrefined sugar obtained from raw, concentrated sugarcane juice. This wonderful product originated in Asia and is consumed widely there. It is probably the closest substitute to white sugar but multi-folds nutrition dense than it.

Want to know how consuming jaggery helps?

Here goes:

  • Jaggery helps both prevent, and cure constipation by stimulating bowel movements. When consumed right after a meal, it activates digestive enzymes aiding proper digestion. No more moaning in the toilet.
  • It is an excellent source of iron which plays a vital role in the production of haemoglobin in the blood. Adding just a little amount of jaggery in your food preparations regularly can fulfil your body’s iron requirement optimally. Anaemia, bye bye.
  • Consuming jaggery can be a great way of detoxifying your body. It flushes out harmful toxins from your body and helps keep your liver toxin-free and in optimum health.
  • Jaggery, when consumed with warm water can minimize flu symptoms such as cough, cold, bloating, and heaviness in the head.
  • Jaggery is known to accelerate the release of endorphins (happy hormones) in the body. A happier you is always a good deal.
  • Unrefined sugar is loaded with antioxidants, zinc, and selenium which prevent free radical damage and boost your body’s resistance to infections. It, therefore, is the perfect immunity booster.

 Go ditch empty calories. Say no to white sugar and yes to jaggery!

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