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Health benefits of sugarcane juice you didn’t know

 One glass of sugarcane may be the solution to all your health woes (Image: Shutterstock)

I am sure you have come across a sugarcane juice cart once or twice in town and wondered how the juice must taste.

Well it tastes like sugarcane, only they do all the biting and chewing for you.

Although many people haven’t tried this not so novel juice, you may not know just how much you are missing.

For starters sugarcane juice contains no additives and it is rich in natural sugars and calories.

Before going for some chilled sugarcane extract because you will after this, here are just some health benefits of taking this juice you should know:

  • Boosts your energy levels

To shake off fatigue, you might need a glass of sugarcane juice. This juice is amongst the best hydrating choices you can make.

Also while you hydrate, you get to renew your lost sugars and boost glucose production in your body and give you more energy.

  • Prevents UTIs

Urinary tract infection is quite notorious in sexually active females; a glass of sugarcane juice might go a long way in preventing infections.

Due to its diuretic nature, sugarcane juice will help drive away infection. This will also allow free flow of urine and improve your kidney function.

  • Fights bad breath

Minerals such as phosphorus and calcium are present in sugarcane juice, meaning they will help strengthen the enamel of the teeth and prevent tooth decay.

Sugarcane juice also has large amounts of nutrients that fight bad breath that otherwise occur due to nutrient deficiency.

  • Maintains a healthy digestive system

Sugarcane is rich in potassium which helps the digestive system stay in good shape, this property helps in maintaining your digestive health.

Furthermore, it will help prevent stomach infection and remedy constipation.

 Sugarcane juice will help you maintain supple skin and fight off acne (Image: Shutterstock)
  • Fights acne

One of the health benefits of sugarcane is that it fights acne. This is because of the presence of Alpha hydroxy acids which have great skin benefits.

Sugarcane juice also reduces blemishes, delays aging and keeps the skin supple. The juice exfoliates the skin preventing acne build up.

Glycolic acid in sugarcane also helps maintain the radiance of the skin. Sugarcane juice can be applied directly to the skin and allowed to dry to see its effect.

  • Improves immunity

Sugarcane juice contains vitamin C and antioxidants which aid in strengthening the immune system. The juice also impedes digestive disorders, liver disease, respiratory infections and lowers inflammation.

Lastly, due to its alkaline nature, this property helps maintain the electrolyte balance in the body, which is crucial in the natural treatment of liver related ailments.

  • Heals wounds

Sugarcane juice speeds up the healing of wounds. The presence of natural sucrose is essential in healing most kinds of wounds in a short span of time.

The juice can be applied over the wounded area as well to facilitate faster repair.

  • Stronger bones

As mentioned earlier sugarcane juice is rich in calcium, potassium, phosphorus, magnesium and iron which help in strengthening bones.                                                                                                     

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