Jaggery (or gur) is made from unrefined sugar, and is obtained by
boiling raw, concentrated sugar cane juice till it solidifies.
Gur has a number of health benefits, including its ability to cleanse the body, aid in digestion and provide good amounts of minerals, sweeten your food in a healthy manner
1. Improves Digestion
It prevents constipation by aiding digestion. 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.
2. Rich In Minerals
Unlike sugar, jaggery is rich in minerals, mainly iron but it also has traces of other mineral salts.
It is one of the well-proven benefits of jaggery.
3. Cleansing Agent
Jaggery effectively cleans the respiratory tracts, lungs, food pipe, stomach, and intestines.
4. Boosts Energy
Jaggery acts as a natural sweetener and provides energy over an extended period of time.