All natural sources of sugar come with other nutrients found in the plant, mainly minerals.
Replacing white sugar with coconut sugar makes recipes healthier. Is that so? Everything you need to know about the benefits of coconut sugar you can find here!
Since this sugar is refined, most of the nutrients disappear making it just a source of calories that even makes food tasty and gives us a boost of energy, but doesn’t nourish the body in the right way.
Therefore, this type of sugar has a negative effect when it comes to our health and well-being.
This type of sugar naturally contains minerals such as potassium, zinc, iron and calcium. In addition, it is also a source of vitamin B1. Since it is unrefined, it has a low glycemic level compared to white sugar.
Maintaining a stable blood sugar level, without the fluctuations associated with foods with a high glycemic index can also give us more balanced energy, improve mood, focus, and concentration, and help us cope better with stress.
In the long run, it is also the most advisable for our health.
In any case, both coconut sugar and refined sugar should be used in moderation.
Alma do Cacau is concerned with the well-being of its customers, and that is why we have chosen to use coconut sugar in all our chocolates.