Replace sugar with jaggery in regular milk for numerous health benefits

05:02 PM Jan 22, 2021 | Team Udayavani |

Jaggery being a natural sweetener is a healthy alternative to sugar and has great health benefits.


Replacing sugar with jaggery can open doors to numerous health benefits. Drinking jaggery and milk helps in reducing the risk of digestive disorders like indigestion, constipation and diarrhea. It helps in improving the functioning of the digestive system as milk stimulates the digestive enzymes which help in reducing the load on digestive tract.

As milk and jaggery both have selenium and calcium, drinking jaggery milk helps in strengthening the bones and teeth.

Drinking jaggery and milk during periods helps reduce menstrual pain and cramps as jaggery is loaded with nutrients that are believed to be beneficial for treating menstrual problems.

Jaggery has high amount of potassium, which helps in improving the metabolic rate of the body. The potassium present in jaggery helps in reducing water retention.


Drinking a glass of milk with jaggery can relax your muscles, leading to a good night’s sleep.

Jaggery prevents premature aging of skin as it is packed with antioxidants and selenium that fight free radicals in the body.

Reports reveal that jaggery milk must be consumed in moderation as it is high in calories.


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