Astonishing Benefits of Jaggery That Will Surprise You


1.Incredible health benefits of jaggery
Jaggery is derived from sugarcane and date palm and is a form of cane sugar. It comes in all kinds of forms-as paste and as solid blocks in rounds and squares. Jaggery is loaded with nutrition as it is rich in fibre and vital nutrients and is free from chemicals. It is an essential ingredient in several Indian recipes and tastes absolutely divine. Here are seven reasons that would make you replace all kinds of sweeteners with the good old jaggery.

2.Good source of energy
It is simple carbohydrate that provides instant energy to the body as it gets absorbed in the bloodstream instantly. It also helps prevent fatigue and weakness.

3.Prevents constipation
Jaggery flushes out the unwanted particles from the body due to presence of fiber in it. It helps in maintaining proper digestion, bowel movement and brings about relief from problems such as indigestion, constipation, flatulence, intestinal worms, etc.

4.Detoxes the liver
Jaggery helps to detoxify the liver by flushing out harmful toxins from the body.

5.Treats flu-like symptoms
Jaggery is an age-old remedy that cures dry cough and cold. All you need to do is mix it with warm water and drink up, or even add it in your tea instead of sugar to reap the benefits.

6.Blood purifier
Jaggery is known for its ability to purify the blood as it acts as a cleaning agent for our body

7.Boosts immunity
Jaggery is packed with antioxidants and minerals which help in boosting immunity. It is rich in minerals like zinc and selenium which helps in preventing free-radical damage and also boost resistance against infections.

8.Cures menstrual Pain
Eating jaggery every day can reduce PMS problems. PMS is caused by fluctuating hormone levels, and this food helps in reducing it as it stimulates the release of endorphins, which are known as happy hormones.

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