Health Benefits of Jaggery

This natural sweetener contains protein, vitamins and minerals has health-promoting qualities that may benefit your body, inside and out.

Jaggery contains minerals and vitamins that sugar does not have. It contains more nutrients than refined sugar. It keeps our body warm, that is why we eat jaggery mostly in the winter and not in summer.

It aids in digestion, regular bowel movements and also protects us against lung discomfort and purified blood. improved digestive health, prevent constipation, improve metabolism, anemia prevention, liver detoxification and improves immune function and nervous system. Help in skin problem, improve vision, Control body temperature.

Nutrition Facts

  • 100 grams (half a cup) of jaggery may contain

  • • Calories: 383.
  • • Sucrose: 70 grams.
  • • Fructose and glucose: 10–15 grams.
  • • Protein: 0.4 grams.
  • • Iron: 11 mg, or 61%
  • • Fat: 0.1 grams.
  • • Magnesium: 70-90 mg,
  • • Potassium: 1050 mg,
  • • Manganese: 0.2–0.5 mg

  • Including small amounts of vitamins B, calcium, zinc, phosphorus and copper.

  • It releases energy slowly, maintain healthy body weight,improve bone and muscle, relieves menstrual problems, result make weight loss easily.

  • Jaggery is better than Sugar but more consumption of jaggery can increased risk of obesity, heart disease and type 2 diabetes

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