USDA Organic Kithul Jaggery
NO Added Sugar - 100% All Natural, Naturally Grown around Sinharaja Forest, Sri Lanka. Use: With Pancake, Waffles, Yogurt, Jaggery Cake and with Tea instant using Sugar.
USDA Organic Kithul Jaggery - 300g
Ingredients: Organic Ceylon Wild Palm (Kithul - Caryota)Nectra
Organic -NO Added Sugar - Grown around Sinharaja Forest, Sri Lanka. Use: With Pancake, Waffles, Yogurt, Jaggery Cake and with Tea instant using Sugar.
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In general ,Wild Kithul Treacle has a glycemic index of 35. tapped from the inflorescence of the Kithul palm tree. Also called kithul honey and sometimes confused with molasses, kithul treacle uses pure sap for a unique taste and aroma that is more similar to maple syrup.
Research found on,Glycemic Index of Caryota urens (Kithul) Treacle and Jaggery; Traditional Natural Sweeteners of Sri Lanka January 2018.
Conference: 24th ISCB International ConferenceAt: Manipal University Jaipur, India
Thiruni N Adikari - UNSW Sydney
Pathmasiri Ranasinghe - Industrial Technology Institute
Namal Wijesinghe - General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University
Sirimal Premakumara - University of Colombo
Caryota urens (Kithul), is one of the native sugar palms in Sri Lanka. Traditionally, young inflorescence of C. urens is tapped for its sweet phloem sap, which is used to produce sweeteners (treacle & jaggery) and fermented beverage (toddy). It is shown to possess several medicinal properties such as antioxidant, anti-diabetic [1,2]. The objective of this study was to determine the glycemic index of two commonly used traditional sweeteners in Sri Lanka; kithul treacle and jaggery. A randomized clinical trial was carried out according to WHO/FAO guidelines . After overnight fasting, eleven healthy volunteers consumed treacle, jaggery and glucose (as the reference) containing 50 g of available carbohydrates on different days with a minimum gap of 7 days. The reference was repeated two times on each subject in between test foods with a minimum gap of seven days. Blood glucose levels were assessed at time points of 0 (before consumption), 15, 30, 45, 60, 90 and 120 minutes after. Incremental area under two-hour blood glucose response for each person was used to calculate GI. The mean age of the participants was 26.8 ± 4.96 years (range: 20–36 years), mean body mass index (BMI) of 24.94 ± 5.2 kg/m2 (range: 17.6 – 33.3), and mean HbA1c% was 5.27 (range: 4.9–6). GI values were found to be 27.84 for treacle and 31.34 for jaggery. Our results indicate low GI values and, therefore kithul treacle and jaggery can be recommended for diets of diabetic patients as a superior substitute for white sugar.
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