Jaggery or Gur is an ultimate winter superfood. The natural sweetener is not only a healthier alternative of refined sugar but also has numerous potential health benefits. Loaded with iron, vitamin C, protein, magnesium and potassium, gur is something that every person must include in their diet, especially when the temperature drops.
Winters as we all know can cause or aggravate myriad of health conditions like asthma, allergy, cold and flu. Making jaggery a part of your daily diet can help boost your immunity, reduce the risk of respiratory disorders, throat problems and digestive issues. Celebrity Nutritionist Rujuta Dewakar also vouches for having jaggery in the winter season. In her Instagram post, she wrote that when jaggery is mixed with other superfoods “it uses its power to improve their efficacy.” She shared 10 combinations that can help to provide relief from different health ailments.