Organic Coconut Palm Sugar has become increasingly popular as a substitute to white and brown sugar. Research studies have found that it contains minerals like potassium, phosphorus, zinc, iron, manganese and copper, small amounts of phytonutrients such as polyphenols, flavonoids and anthocyanidin and antioxidants.
Low glycemic index(GI) is a measurement evaluating carbohydrate-containing foods and their impact on our blood sugar and glucose level.
- Relatively high on nutrients
Coconut sugar, is high on antioxidants, iron, calcium and potassium."
Coconut sugar is one of the most sought after natural sweeteners. Away from the extensive refining process, which regular sugar has to undergo, coconut sugar is pure and straight out of nature. You may use it preparing various desserts and drinks.
Fructose is a variant of sugar which is quickly converted into fats by our body. Fructose is not easily broken down, and only the liver is capable of breaking down fructose, and this complex breakdown leads to formation of triglycerides (a form of fat). Coconuts sugar contains 70 to 75 percent of sucrose and about 20 to 30 percent of fructose as opposed to white sugar which is high in both fructose and glucose.
- Better electrolytes.
Being high in potassium, magnesium and sodium, coconut sugar has the ability to regulate the body’s water content.
Good for the gut
The star fibre of coconut sugar – insulin has the ability to promote the growth of intestinal bifidobacteria. Bifidobacteria have been known to help restore the good bacteria in the gut and also boost your immunity. Bifidobacteria are known to produce thiamine, riboflavin, vitamin B6, and vitamin K.