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@I have heard that brown sugar(vellam in tamil) has lot of benefits compared to white sugar. But when i checked the brown sugar packet
WHITE SUGAR IS THE MAIN CULPRIT FOR INCREASE IN DIABETES PATIENTS
Natural Brown Sugar is a golden brown sugar loaded with the richness of tropical sugarcane flavor. It has a rich brown color ranging from @ 8,000 - 11,000 ICUMSA. Produced by a specialized co-crystallization process to provide consistent flavor, color, and soft texture, it has moist fine crystals making it ideal for creaming and simple to use.
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Why is it healthy?
Natural Brown Sugar is processed the natural way--completely free from any harmful chemicals such as phosphoric acid, formic acid, sulphur dioxide, preservatives, or any flocculants, surfactants, bleaching agents or viscosity modifiers.
Natural Brown Sugar has 11 calories/ 4 grams (1tsp). It is also nutritionally rich & retains all natural mineral & vitamin content present inherent in sugarcane juice. Details shown in nutrition chart below--
Nutrients Natural Brown Sugar
Total Mineral salts 740 mg max.
Phosphorus (P) 3.9 mg max.
Calcium (Ca) 85 mg max.
Magnesium (Mg) 23 mg max.
Potassium (K) 100 mg max.
Iron (Fe) 1.3 mg max.
Imbalance in minerals is one prime cause of disease. Reason for this is over- consumption of refined products like refined sugars, refined oils, & refined salt. It is therefore vital to consume less processed, more natural & nutritious products such as the healthy & wholesome Natural Brown Sugar.
Natural Brown Sugar is good for gingerbread, mincemeat, baked beans, pudding and flans. It imparts depth of treacle flavor to fruitcakes, Christmas puddings and treacle biscuits and a crunchy caramel tone to chutneys, barbecue sauces and hot cereals such as porridge.
Its natural moistness and deep, rich molasses flavor makes it ideal for full-flavored or savory recipes. Use it in brownies, coffee or chocolate cakes, fudge, BBQ sauce, marinades, sweet and sour sauce, and pancake syrups. It adds an interesting flavor when stirred into coffee, espresso or tea!
It is the natural substitute to white sugar. It is just the thing for everyday use every time you would use an ordinary white sugar. Just a dash of this sugar can make good food taste even better. So relax and enjoy your favorite treat with Natural Brown Sugar, guaranteed to sweeten your day.
Some basic measurement calculations for using this sugar are--
1 cup = 230 grams
1 teaspoon = 3 grams
1 pound = 2 1/4 cups
White Sugar was Introduced in India by Britishers in the second half of 18th Century by starting a sugar mill and, forced to be consumed to Govt servants and natives since the production was for far more required than for the Britishers. We Indians used to have Cane sugar in brown form earlier. The incidence of Diabetes was in far lesser percentages before introduction of white sugar. In fact, we are looking at a number of 10 crores confirmed diabetes patients by the year 2014 as per Indian Govt figures.