Sugarcane is a good source of vitamin C and antioxidants that may boost your immunity. It can strengthen bones, stimulate the immune system, improve digestion, and reduce stress. It includes no fat or cholesterol.
Thus, it is important to note that malaria has a lot of health benefits, and more essentially, it helps to fight against some medical problems or health issues; we will be looking at three (3) of such medical problems.
According to WebMD, below are 3 medical problems sugarcane can help you fight against:
As said earlier, sugarcane contains antioxidant and antimalarial properties, hence, it is a great home remedy for battling malaria. Also, people with malaria need to consume foods that provide instant energy, and this includes glucose water, sugarcane juice, fruit juice, and so on.
In essence, sugarcane helps to fight against malaria in the body.
2. Myocardial infarction
This refers to a blockage of blood flow to the heart muscle. Sugarcane juice reduces cholesterol levels in the body and prevents fat from freezing in the heart cells, thus reducing the risk of heart disease.
3. Skin cancer
Sugarcane juice is alkaline because of the high concentration of calcium, magnesium, potassium, iron, and manganese, which helps prevent diseases like cancer, that cannot survive in an alkaline environment. Thus it helps in fighting various types of cancer such as prostate and breast cancer.
So, sugarcane helps to prevent cancer if consumed regularly and also improves the normal functioning of the kidneys, and helps lose weight.
However, diabetic patients are advised to avoid sugarcane (or sugarcane juice). Like other high sugar drinks, sugarcane juice is a poor choice if you have diabetes. Its massive amount of sugar could raise your blood sugar levels dangerously.