Friday, April 6, 2012

Benefits of Sugarcane Juice.

Sugarcane juice is native to the Indian subcontinent. The same juice, when it is evaporated, becomes a healthy alternative to sugar as well. Evaporated cane juice is a combination of sugars like fructose, glucose and sucrose, which is made chemically, but it is less processed than white sugar. Some people believe evaporated cane juice to be healthier than white sugar, because it is not as processed as the latter and therefore, retains more of the nutrients found in sugarcane. Follow the article to know the dietary value and a complete nutritional profile of cane juice.

Basic Components

Protein 0.20 g
Carbohydrates 27.40 g
Water  0.19 g
Ash  0.66 g

Total Calories  111. 43 g
Calories From Fat  0.03 g
Calories From Saturated Fat 0.00 g

Total Fat 0.09 g


Niacin – B3 0.20 mg


Calcium 32.57 mg
Copper  0.09 mg
Iron  0.57 mg
Magnesium 2.49 mg
Manganese  0.09 mg
Phosphorus  0.01 mg
Potassium  162. 86 mg

Health Benefits of Cane Juice 

1. People suffering from sore throat, cold and flu are recommended cane juice, predominantly because of its preventive and healing benefits.

2. Since cane juice is low in glycemic index, it helps in maintaining general good health.

3. According to the latest study, the alkaline nature of sugarcane juice is highly beneficial in preventing deadly breast and prostate cancers.

4. One is recommended to drink a glass of sugar cane juice, when exposed to prolonged heat and physical activity.

5. Since sugar cane juice is rich in carbohydrates, it refreshes and energizes the body.

6. Cane juice helps in the smooth functioning of kidneys and keeps the urinary flow clear.

7. Sugar cane juice is a good substitute for aerated drinks. So, when you feel exhausted on a hot sunny day, drinking sugar cane juice would be highly beneficial.

8. Sugar cane juice aids in fast recovery from jaundice.

9. People drinking sugar cane juice on a regular basis have low chances of getting infected with the problem of diabetes.

10. Cane juice is highly beneficial for people who are underweight, as it can help in gaining weight rapidly.

11. The nutrients present in sugar cane juice are beneficial for the smooth functioning of vital organs, such as the brain, heart and sex organs.

12. Since sugar cane juice is rich in minerals including phosphorus, calcium, iron, magnesium and potassium, it should be consumed on a regular basis, especially during summer.

Source: IloveIndia


  1. Very interesting, Cody. It is not usually sold in American stores in its juice form. I will have to look more.

  2. I will post the picture of how it is sold in India. But I am sure sucking sugarcane would provide same benefits as drinking its juice.

  3. Nice post and helpful too. Women are more concerned about their figure so they may take help from the women's choice noni juice to get fit body and stress free life. It can help them in maintaining normal blood sugar and blood pressure level.