The sweetness doesn’t change, but the nutrition level does. Unlike sugar, jaggery is a powerhouse of nutrients - rich in iron, calcium, potassium, and phosphorus. It also gets digested slowly and releases gradually in your system, not inducing sudden blood sugar spikes.
Sprouting the whole wheat grains breaks the phytic acid and as a result, it releases minerals, vitamins, B complex, and enzymes. Freed minerals, vitamins, and B-complex are fully absorbed by our bodies. The enzymes that are released, convert complex carbohydrates, proteins (gluten) and fat, into simple carbohydrates, sugars, and amino acids (simple proteins), which the body can use for energy, instead of storing as fat. Low glycemic index makes it useful in managing weight and Type 2 diabetes. It increases anti-oxidants. It contains more fiber. It is a Prebiotic, which makes Probiotics healthy in our gut. This helps to improve digestion and absorption of minerals and vitamins.