Sugar cane: plant rich folk on benefits

The sugar cane is a plant present in almost the entire history of Brazil. Originated in China, was brought to the Lands Canarinhas by the Portuguese, still in the XVI. In the Northeast there was the concentration in the monoculture of sugar cane and this brazilian region became the main producer and exporter of this spice for two centuries.

Currently, this plant is still very present in the history of the country and the Northeast region. In the towns in this area, it is very common to see street vendors prepared the cane juice at the time. In addition, it is the basis to prepare one of the alcoholic drinks more commonly known by the brazilians, the rum.

sugar cane can also arise in the ethanol and sugar, two products widely used in Brazil. However, these are only some of the benefits that this plant brings to the society, because it also serves to take care of the health of the body.

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Properties and benefits of cane sugar

This plant, when it goes through the process of refining, is full of benefits. It can be used various minerals, such as iron, potassium, magnesium, calcium, sodium and phosphorus.

in addition, the sugar cane is still chock full of vitamins, such as those that make up the B complex, but also the vitamin C. Another property present in sugar cane has antioxidant action, working, in order to avoid oxidation of the cells, a process that occurs in the development of cancer.

in the Face of these properties, it is possible to say that the old well-known brazilian can act in the direction of prevent and treat cardiovascular disease and is still able to strengthen the immune system, thus preventing the body is exposed to external agents.

Indications of sugar cane

  • Cold;
  • sore throat;
  • Cold;
  • nasal Congestion;
  • Tiredness
  • Fatigue;
  • Prostate;
  • breast Cancer.

extra Care with the consumer

Despite being a natural product that adds many benefits to health, the cane sugar should not be consumed in excess. This is because it can cause weight gain or facilitate the development of diabetes type II.