Palm Candy (In Tamil- “Panakarkandu”) is produced from the sweet “Neera” from Palmyra.
Palm Candy is a nutrient rich, Low Glycemic Crystalline sweetener; it is completely natural.
It has a number of minerals, vitamins, calcium, iron& phyto nutrients including zinc and potassium.
The sugar content in palm sugar is well balanced. It is a good source of Vitamin B1, B2, B3, B6 and B12. It being rich in iron helps to treat anemia. Palm sugar being low in the GI helps to cure PCOS problem in women. Palm sugar is “thermogenic” that it takes more energy for the body to burn it. There by it increases metabolism.
Palm candy with water quenches thirst. Palm candy with milk relieves urinary trouble, urinary tract infection and heat. Palm candy in warm milk with pepper and turmeric powder acts as a goody remedy for sore throat and ear pain.
It’s a good natural substitute for Refined Sugar.