Nera is a sweet drink from the fresh sap of palm.
Tender Coconut Water :
This is a refreshing drink obtained from coconut. Potassium, ascorbic acid and many vitamins of the B group are present in coconut water. Apart from this, the water also contains traces of calcium, phosphorus and iron.
Sugarcane juice :
Sugarcane juice extracted from sugarcane contains 12 - 15 percent sugar. The cane juice is acidic and in addition to sugar contain minerals and vitamins such as the B - group.
Panakam is a traditional drink prepared using jaggery, ginger and cardamom.
Beer, ale, toddy, wine, whisky, gin and brandy are some of the commonly used alcoholic beverages. Alcoholic beverages are obtained by the enzymatic fermentation of yeast which converts glucose to alcohol.
Beer is made by fermenting barley malt extract with yeast while ale is the same product with more stimulation.
Wine is prepared by the fermentation of grapes with
This is prepared by fermenting the sap of palm, coconut, palymra or date palm.
It is an alcoholic distillate from a fermented mash of
It is an artificial drink from diluted pure ethyl alcohol.
This is made by fermenting fruit juices like grapes and
Alcohol is a narcotic, a drug and sedative. It is very rapidly absorbed in the body. Excessive consumption of alcohol causes damage to the liver, stomach and blood vessels.
It also leads to diabetes mellitus, cardiovascular diseases, cirrhosis of the liver and gastric ulcers.