Apparently there is some controversy regarding #sugarcane cultivation.
There has long been suspicion that sugar leads to #diabetes….
That is probably because it is refined. Fresh sugarcane juice is probably one of the best drinks available, maybe just a little too good for health though….
There is a plant called #Stevia, which apparently can be cultivated in sub-tropical and tropical areas. It is reputed to be much sweeter than sugar, and theoretically safe as a fresh leaf.
The leaf can be either presented as a bunch of fresh leaves, like curry leaves or coriander leaves, this time with a sweet taste,
Or it can be dried in the sun, and powdered, packed, sent to shops and used instead of sugar.
Good Lord! We have sweetness too….