Jaggery or “Gud” that is made from organic sugarcane is a healthier option. Since it is processed without the use of chemicals, it retains the vital vitamins and minerals like calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, and potassium.
If your reluctant to surrender to your sweet-tooth, Jaggery made from organic sugarcane is a healthier alternative for you to refrain from the harmful effects of processed sugar.
- Include 1 small spoon of Jaggery powder in your daily diet to get about 3 to 5mg of calcium, 3 to 5 mg phosphorus, 6mg magnesium and 45mg of potassium.
- Start your day with a cup of Jaggery tea in the morning to aid in digestion and cure any constipation problems
- Having Jaggery when suffering from cold and cough catalyses the recovery process.
- Boost your immunity by including it in your meals. Being rich in antioxidants, it helps in strengthening of bones and joints.
About Sampurna Shetkari
A group of 100 farmers led by Santosh Bhapkar and Jyoti Bhapkar, these farmers have been doing organic farming since 2006. Their emphasis on local and regional seed collection has yielded in development of good local genome bank of seeds.
The group has been awarded many times for their quality work and is becoming rapidly popular in Maharashtra