The Health Benefits of Sugarcane
Sugarcane, a tall grass that has been eaten for centuries, it is often chewed and some people use it to make juice. Sugar is made into molasses and used as a sweetener and as syrup accompanying other foods, such as cheese.
Sugarcane is also used in rum production, especially in the Caribbean. As a member of the grass family, its juice has a high potency equivalent to wheatgrass juice, only with less chlorophyll and more sugar content.
Sugarcane is rich in calcium, chromium, cobalt, copper, magnesium, manganese, phosphorous, potassium and zinc.
It also contains iron and vitamins A, C, B1, B2, B3, B5, and B6, plus a high concentration of phytonutrients (including chlorophyll), antioxidants, proteins, soluble fiber and numerous other health supportive compounds.
The antioxidants in sugarcane juice also help to fight against viral and bacterial infections, boost the immune system, and protect against diseases of the liver.
It also improves kidney function by clearing the urinary flow and is believed to be a good treatment for fevers, as it boosts the body’s protein levels. Sugarcane juice has been found to be good for those who are suffering from febrile disorders.
Febrile disorders are responsible for causing fevers, which can result in a great amount of protein loss from the body.
Liberal consumption of sugar cane juice provides the necessary protein and other food elements to the body.
Sugarcane is also good for digestion, as it can effectively work as a mild laxative because of its high potassium content.
Sugarcane clears the urinary flow and also helps the kidney to perform its functions smoothly.
It can fight against acne, blemishes and keep your skin hydrated. It can protect your teeth from tooth decay.
Drink glass of fresh sugarcane juice for white and shiny teeth.If you have any white spots on nails time to add sugarcane juice in your diet.