SACHI SHIKSHA SUGARCANE JUICE GIFT OF THE SUMMER : Summer is at its peak. No one wants to go out of the house, but due to various types of assignments and work, you have to go out.

Although body burns in scorching heat but to get relief from this heat, an option is available in the form “Sugarcane Juice”. Yes, sugarcane juice saves the man from so many ailments that arise due to heat.

Another thing is that if you are fond of taking cold drinks then instead of taking soft drinks and packed juices, if you drink a glass of sugarcane juice daily, it will be more beneficial for you. In summer, there cannot be any other juice more nutritive and healthier than sugarcane juice. Sucrose is mainly found in cane juice, which not only keeps you fresh in summer but is beneficial also. Sugarcane juice is full of zinc, chromium, cobalt, magnesium, calcium, phosphorous, potassium and copper.

Vitamin A, C, B1 , B2, B5, B6, Iron, antioxidants, protein and soluble fiber is also found in it. When we talk of sweetness, especially sweetness in food, we automatically think of Sugarcane. From sugarcane, we get different kinds of sweet items like jaggery, molasses, sugar, coarse sugar , Sugar powder (Bura), candy etc It is said that the 50% of the sugarcane is being sown in India only. No doubt, sugarcane is one of the main commercial crops of India and Sugarcane industry is also one of the major industries of our country.

BENEFITS OF CANE JUICE: CANCER PREVENTION:

The quantity of calcium, potassium, iron and magnesium makes this juice a little bit of salty (KHARA). These elements in sugarcane juice save you from cancer. It is also considered very effective for fighting with prostate and breast cancer.

FOR INSTANT ENERGY:

There is natural sugar in cane juice, which increase the glucose level in the body and fulfills the shortage of water in the body. So taking cane juice saves you from dehydration in summer.

KEEPS DIGESTIVE SYSTEM IN ORDER:

As sugarcane juice have potassium in abundance, it is very beneficial for the digestion of the body. In addition to keeping the digestive system in order, it also saves you from stomach infection. Cane juice is also beneficial in constipation.

SAVE YOU FROM HEART PROBLEMS:

Sugarcane juice is beneficial in heart diseases and saves you from the stroke. With sugarcane juice, the level of cholesterol and triglyceride decreases. Due to this, fat is not stored in the arteries and thus blood circulation in parts of heart and body is good.

HELPS TO REDUCE WEIGHT:

Sugarcane juice reduced bad cholesterol by bringing natural sugar in body and this helps in reducing the weight. As there is soluble fiber in this juice it balances the weight.

IT GLORIFIES THE SKIN:

In sugarcane juice, there is Alpha Hydroxyl Acid, which saves you from skin related problems and brings tightness in skin. AHA is also beneficial in getting rid of pimples. This removes the stains from the skin and reduces wrinkles by providing moisture to the skin. Apply sugarcane juice on the skin and after getting dry, wash it off. Just this little effort will glorify and clean your skin.

BENEFICIAL FOR THE KIDNEY:

Sugarcane juice is rich in protein. Mixing it with lemon drops and coconut juice saves you from infection, urinary infection, acidity and stone problem.

INCREASE RESISTANCE POWER:

Sugarane juice has antioxidants in abundance, which increase the resistance power. That is why sugarcane juice is beneficial for the patients of liver infection and jaundice.

GOOD FOR TEETH:

Sugarane juice has minerals in abundance. So it is beneficial in preventing cavity in the teeth and smell in the mouth. Drink sugarcane juice for white and bright teeth.

PREVENTS FEVER:

Sugarcane juice is beneficial in preventing Febrile disorder i.e. frequent fever due to deficiency of protein.

KEEPS THE LIVER HEALTHY:

Sugarcane juice maintains bilirubin level. So in ayurveda, sugarcane juice is advised for the treatment of jaundice. According to the study, sugarcane juice is helpful in preventing the liver from getting damaged. Drinking one glass sugarcane juice daily is beneficial for jaundice patients.

PRECAUTIONS WHILE TAKING SUGARCANE JUICE:

■ Sugarcane juice is basically a form of sugar. Just as sugar increases the weight, same way calorie present in sugarcane juice can increase weight. Therefore excessive intake of sugarcane juice can increase weight. So it is advisable to take sugarcane juice in limit.

■ If you are taking sugarcane juice in the market, make sure that it is properly washed and no dust, dirt etc is there. The ice used in the juice should also be neat and clean, otherwise you can fall sick.

■ There can be dirt on juice machine or sometimes oil can leak from machine and fell in the sugarcane juice. So take care of all these things.

■ Juice taken much before consumption can get spoiled. It is better to take fresh juice and drink it immediately. – VISHAL SHARMA