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Some Advantages Coconut Sugar Health

Coconut sugar is a natural sweetener derived from the flowers of a coconut tree. Raw coconut sugar has a dark brown color and does not taste like regular sugar. It is less sweet and diabetes friendly. It is proven to be the healthiest sweetener substitute and has numerous health benefits some of which are revealed in this article.

Low Glycemic Index

Glycemic index is the numeric value that shows how quickly different foods turn to sugar. The higher the index is – the faster food turns into sugar. Excessive consumption of foods with high index of glutamine can lead to obesity and therefore obesity-related diseases like high cholesterol, diabetes, high blood pressure and heart diseases. Thus, health care specialist recommend minimizing the consumption of high glycemic foods. Glycemic index of cane sugar is 50 which makes it one of the biggest enemies of your health. Thus, if you want to improve your health it is recommended substituting it with coconut sugar, glycemic index of which is 35.

Rich in Amino Acids

Proper functioning of human body is impossible without the adequate intake of amino acids. They are essential for proper metabolism and other processes. While some amino acids are produced by the body itself, others should be obtained from food. Coconut sugar contains sixteen out of twenty essential amino acids.

Loaded with Minerals and Vitamins

Another benefit of consuming coconut sugar is its high content of vitamins and minerals. Minerals like potassium, copper, calcium, iron, magnesium, zinc and many others are essential for the proper functioning of all organs and therefore for the overall wellbeing. At the same time, coco sugar contains all 12 group B vitamins, which boost immune system and help keep muscles toned.