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Use Jaggery (Gur) In place of Sugar

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Source http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jaggery

We have grown up eating sugar and sweets all our lives, and since eating them in abundance has lead to rise in many ailments of heart and blood .

Traditionally in India sugar was not used in households instead of that Jaggery or Gur was used as a common sweetener.

But since sugar came everything changed because sugar is replaced more slowly in the blood stream than refined sugars. So avoid use of white sugar, it acts like a poison for the body.

Use Jaggery (Gur) or Misri (crystallized sugar ) as much as you want but avoid white sugar in your diet. Not only the diabetic but white sugar must be replaced in every household by jaggery or misri .

The manufacturing of white sugar goes through many chemicals that go through many machines, while Jaggery is made by hand churned techniques and thus it is pure…

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