ORGANIC COUNTRY SUGAR/ NAATU SARKARAI
Did you know that organic country sugar comes with loads of health benefits? You may have seen older people eating a piece of jaggery after a meal. It is not only because of its sweet taste, but it also has numerous therapeutic properties that do wonders for the body.
What is COUNTRY SUGAR?
Country Sugar is made from the juice of sugarcane, which is heated to produce thick crystals without adding any chemicals and preservatives. It contains sugar in sucrose form and considered healthier than refined sugar as certain plant phytochemicals and minerals are preserved in it.
Many people avoid it as it looks raw and appearance is not very appealing. However, it may be time to start making this food a regular part of your diet as it provides many essential nutrients and is an effective remedy for many ailments. By adding this to your diet, you gain a wide range of health benefits that you may not have thought that this food could provide.
Let’s take a look at all the amazing benefits of Country Sugar:
1.By consuming this regularly, you can prevent many respiratory problems such as asthma, bronchitis, etc.
2.Experts recommend eating this natural sweetener with sesame seeds for wonderful benefits for the respiratory system.
3.Country sugar contains potassium and sodium, which play an important role in the maintenance of acid levels in the body.
4.It makes sure that a normal level of blood pressure is properly maintained.
5.If you suffer from aches and pains in your joints, eating this can provide you with much-needed relief.
6.You can eat it with a piece of ginger to alleviate joint pain.
7.Drinking a glass of milk with country sugar every day helps to strengthen the bones, thus preventing joint and bone problems such as arthritis.
8. It is surprisingly effective as an aid for weight loss. This is because country sugar is a rich source of potassium, which is a mineral that helps in the balance of electrolytes as well as building muscles and boosting metabolism.
9.Potassium also helps in the reduction of water retention, which helps in managing your weight.
10.These factors play an important role in effective weight loss, so if you're looking to lose some unwanted pounds, include this food in your diet.
11. It prevents constipation by aiding digestion.
12.It activates the digestive enzymes in our body, thus helps in proper digestion of food. That's why many people prefer eating jaggery after a meal.
13.It acts as a detox, as it helps cleanse the liver by flushing out nasty toxins from the body.
14. Jaggery is loaded with antioxidants and minerals like zinc and selenium, which help prevent free-radicals (responsible for early ageing).
15.It helps boost resistance against infections, hence building stronger immunity.
16.Eating a tsp of country sugar daily can help women combat PMS symptoms including mood swings, menstrual cramps and abdominal pain.
17.It acts as a natural sweetener and provides energy over an extended period of time.
18.Now that you know how Good country sugar is for you, don't feel guilty when you can't stop munching on it.