Sugar is found in nearly all processed food products and it is a flavoring which Americans cannot do without. However, although sugar puts a smile on your face, too much can wreck havoc in your body. In the case of fibromyalgia, sugar increases insulin which can heighten pain sensitivity and worsen fibromyalgia. Hence, instead of sugar, experts recommend switching to blackstrap molasses.
Blackstrap molasses comes from the third boiling remains of sugar syrup. Despite its charcteristic taste, it works well in adding sweetness to your food and drinks. More importantly, it is a rich source of magnesium which helps to relieve joint pains, regulate the nerves and strengthen the bones. Blackstrap molasses can be used as an everyday supplement that can be mixed with drinks. It can even used for baking purposes.
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