Jaggery is extensively used in many Indian cuisines and It is a good substitute for sugar.
Jaggery is high calorie sweetener and as it contains minerals, protein, glucose and fructose, it is known to be healthier in comparison to white sugar. Jaggery is rich source of minerals like magnesium, potassium, calcium and iron. Magnesium helps to relaxes muscles and improves blood circulation, while potassium is one of the most important electrolytes which help in reduces bloating and water retention. Calcium is good for maintaining bone density and iron helps to prevent anemia, relieve tension and asthma.
1. Useful for controlling blood pressure and helps in blood purification so improves heart function and blood circulation.
2. Helps in reducing gas, flatulence and bloating.
3. High level of iron it helps in increase hemoglobin level and helps to reduce the anemic condition.