Panelaand its multiple uses
It is a superfood
Natural cane sugar is loaded with vitamins, minerals, enzymes, fibers and phytonutrients that help the body digest naturally occurring sugars.
Cane sugar also contains vitamins A, C, B1, B2, B6, niacin, and pantothenic acid, which work synergistically with the minerals to nourish the body. Cane sugar also contains a unique mix of compounds called polyphenols, phytonutrients with powerful antioxidant properties and numerous potential health benefits.
The polyphenols, vitamins, and minerals present in cane sugar help slow down the absorption of the sugars and prevent the sharp rise in blood sugar levels associated with refined sugar.
Sweet and healthy
It is the ultimate sweetener for baking perfect cakes, cookies, muffins, crumbles and pies. It also perfectly sweetens mornings when sprinkled on cereal and fruit or when swirled into hot tea and coffee.
It is a beauty ingredient, panela can be used as an exfoliant since it’s cristalized particles gently exfoliates the face and body.
It is a great ingredient for a face mask since its compounds are made to nourish and moisturize the skin.
It is also a beauty beverage, mix one tablespoon with a tea of choice and benefit from its vitamins and key nutrients for youth.
See our blog for DIY panela beauty recipes.
It can be used as a natural replacement for power shots and functional drinks. Mix 2 tablespoons with a glass of water and have the same electrolytes plus vitamins as a Isotonic beverage. Functional drinks are beverages with health benefits beyond their nutritional value, positively affecting one or more target functions in the body or mind to achieve an improved state of health and well-being. Panela brings the energy coumpound and the heath benefits in a sweet mixture. See our blog for more DIY functional beverage’s recipes.