Many prefer to use brown sugar for its many benefits, including:
1. Relieves period pain
Brown sugar is used as an alternative treatment to relieve pain and uterine contractions that women experience during menstruation, by adding it to fresh ginger tea.
Brown sugar contains potassium, which contributes to relaxing the muscles of the uterus and relieving contractions that cause pain and discomfort.
2. Promotes body activity and contributes to weight loss
Many people add brown sugar to their daily drinks, such as coffee, to get energy because of the carbohydrates in it.
Consuming brown sugar also helps in losing weight by boosting metabolism in the body and enhancing the body’s feeling of satiety during the day, as it contains few calories compared to other sweeteners.
3. Improves digestive system operations
According to one of the published studies, it was found that eating brown sugar can improve digestive processes by eliminating annoying bloating.
Drinking ginger tea with added brown sugar also helps treat constipation.
4. It improves the health of the mother after childbirth
One of the benefits of brown sugar is also that it helps in the recovery of the mother after childbirth by relieving uterine contractions and the mother’s feeling of pain due to it.
5. Treats the common cold
In addition to the above, many people use boiled water to which brown sugar and ginger are added to treat colds due to its anti-inflammatory properties. These anti-inflammatory drugs also contribute to alleviating the symptoms of inflammation that occur in asthmatics.
6. It prevents low blood sugar levels
Brown sugar can prevent the risk of hypoglycemia, which causes symptoms that interfere with daily activities.
Cosmetic benefits of brown sugar:
In addition to the health benefits of brown sugar, there are other cosmetic benefits, such as:
1. It is used to exfoliate the skin
Many prefer using brown sugar to exfoliate the skin because of the coarse texture of the granules, which are able to get rid of dirt, dead skin, and microbes collected on the surface of the skin in different places, such as: legs, hands, or face.
2. Moisturizes the skin
Brown sugar acts as a natural moisturizer while it draws the moisture in the air into the skin, making the skin moisturized and soft for a long time.
The exfoliation and hydration provided by brown sugar add luster to the skin and complexion, and helps to get rid of problems caused by tanning.
3. Get rid of scars
In addition to the above benefits of brown sugar, it is able to get rid of scars in the skin and make the skin color uniform by controlling the production of melanin pigment through the effective glycolyic acid compound.
2 lb. (.9kg) chicken tenderloin chunks
1 cup pineapple juice
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/3 cup soy sauce
Combine all together, cook on low in Crock-pot for 6-8 hours…that’s it! Done!