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Health Benefits Of Sugarcane Juice


If you are a fan of fruit juice and understand the important health factor of getting the raw extracts from fresh fruits to your body, than you need to try sugarcane juice once in your life … or maybe more than just once. As you know how healthy most fruit juice are to replenish and revive your body with vitamin and minerals, sugarcane juice could be considered the king of all. Some of you who live up North may not have the chance to have one of these, but whenever you pay a visit to the South, don’t forget it.

Sugarcane plants are grown largely in the tropical countries, mostly Brazil, and India. Even though it is grown in over 100 countries all over, these two are the biggest exporters. Sugarcane plant is a grass type plant, looks like a bamboo tree with joined and fibrous stalks. As the name states it all, sugarcane contains more juice than any other natural fresh juice. Even though it is sweet, it actually has only about 15 percent of raw sugar in it, the rest consists of water brimming, packs of vitamins and mineral.

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Sugarcane juice is delicious. You can eat it by chewing on the stick and suck out the juice or it can be done by machine. The sugarcane stalks are run through a wheel like machine that squeeze out the juice inside. Add a bit of salt and lemon juice and you are good to go. There are also many great recipe such as sugarcane juice with strawberries or any types of berries you wish or with clementine (the smallest type of mandarin fruit) juice. It is a high energy drink that you absolutely need to try.

The reason why sugarcane juice is so healthy because it contains lots natural vitamins and minerals that helps keep your body fresh and young. It contains plenty of calcium, chromium, cobalt, copper, magnesium, manganese, phosphorous, potassium and zinc; vitamin A, C, B1, B2, B5, and B6. It also contains Polyphenols, a unique mix of compounds that has powerful antioxidants substances – scientists say.

In recent years, there were hypes about the Acai berries and other types of fruit juices that are good for fighting stress and keeping the skin young. However, sugarcane juice has proven over time with nodoubt the best fruit juice in the world. It is also the source for the daily sugar we use.

Another amazing feature about sugarcane juice is that diabetes patients can enjoy it with no worries. As it contains raw sugar which can be absorb into our body unlike simple sugar. The raw form sugarcane juice is an alkaline forming food which protects your body from cancer diseases. As researches have shown, cancer cells can’t live in an alkaline environment.

With so many health benefits like this and no hype like Acai, sugarcane is the most underrated fruit juice in the world. It is not wildly commercialized and not many people have the chance to try it. In a hot summer day, having a glass of sugarcane juice can boost your metabolism and energy, quince your thirst, and rehydrate your body the natural way better than any sport drinks could do.

Source: Wikipedia, Processedfreeamerica

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