Salt,Sugar, and Jaggery
Sugar is the generic name for sweet-tasting, soluble carbohydrates, many of which are used in food. The various types of sugar are derived from different sources. "Table sugar" or "granulated sugar" refers to sucrose, a disaccharide of glucose and fructose. In the body, sucrose is hydrolysed into fructose and glucose.Sugar is a natural ingredient that has been part of our diet for thousands of years. Sugars are carbohydrates that provide energy for the body. The most common sugar in the body is glucose which your brain, major organs and muscles need to function properly.
Jaggery is made by evaporating the water from sugar cane juice or palm sap. It is sold as a block, liquid or granules.Jaggery contains more nutrients than refined sugar because of its molasses content.Molasses is a nutritious by-product of the sugar making process, which is usually removed when making refined sugar.Including the molasses adds a small amount of micronutrients to the final product.The exact nutrition profile of this sweetener can vary, depending on the type of plant used to make it (cane or palm).
Salt is a mineral composed primarily of sodium chloride (NaCl), a chemical compound belonging to the larger class of salts; salt in its natural form as a crystalline mineral is known as rock salt or halite. Salt is present in vast quantities in seawater,