With the release of Sunshine Molasses, The Cultivator takes a look at health benefits associated with the dark, sticky and delicious syrup extracted from sugar cane. Molasses contains a unique concentration of nutrients including iron, vitamin B6, calcium, manganese, magnesium and potassium – a combination offering numerous health benefits such as:
ANTIOXIDANT: An excellent source of antioxidants that help the body fight free radical damage to cells and DNA, molasses is believed to contribute to the prevention of diseases and slow the effects of ageing.
ENERGY: Molasses helps replenish the body’s storage of iron and vitamin B6, both playing
a vital role in energy production, transporting oxygen in the blood.
BONES: Molasses provides many of the daily nutrients needed to help keep bones and teeth healthy and strong, including iron, calcium, potassium, magnesium, manganese and copper.
HEART: The combination of manganese, magnesium, copper, calcium, potassium and vitamin B6 can help treat blood clotting, lower blood pressure and fight stress and inflammation to the cardiovascular system. This assists in maintaining good heart health and reduces the risk of heart attack, stroke and cardiovascular disease.
COLON: The calcium in molasses helps cleanse the colon of toxins and is often associated with a reduced risk of colon cancer.
SKIN: Testimonials claim that molasses is great for skin health and may help to cure eczema, psoriasis, acne and other skin conditions.