Historically, blackstrap molasses has been used for numerous purposes such as creating ethanol, a supplement in cattle feed, or even as a fertilizer. Before we get into the benefits of this nutritious, let’s take a look at the origins of this new power food.


Blackstrap molasses derives from sugar cane. When sugar cane is shredded it produces a sweet syrup. This syrup is often used for baking and etc. The dark molasses is formed after boiling the cane liquid three times. Blackstrap molasses is rich in calcium, copper, iron, magnesium, potassium, vitamin B6, manganese, protein, and other vitamins and minerals that are essential in optimizing our health.

One of the great things about blackstrap molasses is that it works perfectly with the human body. For example, blackstrap molasses is a perfect supplement and way for pregnant women to naturally increase the iron in their blood. It is also a natural remedy for an attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) because of its rich mineral content.

Surprisingly, blackstrap molasses can prove to be an aid for those who are affected by diabetes. Blackstrap molasses is rich in both calcium and magnesium and is an aid in preventing osteoporosis. The syrup also contains a mineral known as chromium, which many diabetics take as a supplement to help maintain low blood glucose levels.

People normally ingest blackstrap molasses at about 1 to 21/2 teaspoons a day. Other people find it beneficial to use as a facemask or as a hair and skin conditioner. Try blackstrap molasses today for improved health.


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