Coconut Sugar: More Than Just A Simple Sweetener
Now, I know what you are thinking. "That's brown sugar." Yes, it is brown but it is not the traditional brown sugar you are typically acquainted with. What you see is coconut sugar also known as coconut palm sugar. As the name implies, coconut sugar is made from the flower buds or sap of the coconut palm tree. Coconut sugar is more than just a pretty name for a sweetener, coconut sugar actually retains the nutrients found in the coconut palm where it's made from. Let's take a look.
Compared to regular table sugar and traditional brown sugar, coconut sugar has an impressive amount of nutrients. Coconut sugar contains vitamin B1, vitamin B2, vitamin B3, vitamin B6, vitamin B8, amino acids, folic acid, riboflavin iron, zinc, calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, sodium, copper, manganese, and carbohydrates. It is especially high in potassium with about 10,300 milligrams per liter of coconut sugar. There are also about 2,000 milligrams of nitrogen.
Coconut sugar contains a bit of fiber called inulin. Inulin helps slow down the absorption of sugar in the bloodstream, thus regulating blood sugar levels in the body. Inulin also helps with gut health as it acts as a prebiotic, helping the probiotics in your intestine.
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