Friday, 4 May 2018

Benefits of blackstrap molasses

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After white sugar is extracted from raw sugar cane, the remaining substance that is black is the molasses. It is full of nutrients as only sugar is removed from sugar cane, making it a good substitute for sugar as it is not that sweet.

There are three types of molasses. Light molasses has only a little bit of sugar extracted, dark molasses is the 2nd boiling of raw sugar cane and more sugar is extracted. 3rd boiling of raw sugar cane has most sugar extracted, resulting the molasses bitter but have the most health benefits, hence it is sold as health supplement.

Benefits
1) Blackstrap molasses contains nutrients like
  • B vitamins
  • manganese
  • magnesium
  • potassium
  • selenium
  • copper
  • calcium
  • iron
  • phosphorus, etc

2) Hair
Many people claimed their grey hair turned black after eating blackstrap molasses or their hair thickened. Important thing is molasses makes your hair stronger.

3) Bone and tooth health
Calcium helps in building your bones and teeth stronger.

4) Blood pressure
Potassium can help in stabilising of blood pressure.

With the vast amount of nutrients, molasses is good to build your body health. Take a teaspoon of molasses with your beverage instead of white sugar and you will find good health quickly. But do not expect molasses to help you in weight loss.

Ref:
1) https://draxe.com/blackstrap-molasses/
2) http://healthyeating.sfgate.com/types-molasses-2894.html
3) https://www.top10homeremedies.com/news-facts/10-amazing-health-benefits-blackstrap-molasses.html

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