Palm sugar is considered a healthier alternative to other sweeteners because its production involves minimal processing with no added chemicals. Because it’s unrefined, it also retains high levels of plant-based vitamins, minerals, and contains vitamin C.
- Best Sweetener for Diabetes
Palm sugar contains fibres that helps to hamper the absorption of glucose. It is very great for diabetic sufferers because it helps to stabilize blood sugar levels more than any sweetener. However, diabetic patients must consume it at a deficient level or in the same manner as regular sugar.
- Containing More Nutritions
Palm sugar has more vitamins and nutrients. The traditional method used in the manufacturing process helps retaining the nutrients in the sugar. It is rich in magnesium, potassium, and sodium. Those are electrolytes needed to regulate the organs in our body.
- Containing Less Fructose
Fructose is a sugar variant that is easily changed to be fats by your body. It can’t be dissolved quickly. The heart will help it to dissolve the triglyceride. The increase of triglycerides in the body can cause high blood pressure, obesity, diabetes, bad cholesterol, and low good cholesterol levels. Palm sugar contains 20% to 30% of fructose and 70% of sucrose
- Reducing Weight Loss
Potassium in palm sugar is the primary nutrient responsible for the weight loss. It helps in reducing water retention and bloated feelings, which in turn helps in weight loss.
- Increasing Blood Circulation
The content of iron in palm sugar is helping to increase blood circulation. It can increase oxygenation and the availability of nutrition.