For the health conscious consumers and diabetics, Coconut Sugar can be considered to be the best sweetener substitute available in the market because of the many benefits that it has to offer. Tests done by the Food and Nutrition Research Institute & Department of Science Technology of the Philippines has revealed a low glycemic index (GI) of 35 compared to that of table sugar’s glycemic index of 64.
According to a scientist from Food and Nutrition Research Institute, Glycemic Index is the glucose response of an individual from food relative to a standard glucose solution. Low glucose index food is good for proper control of diabetes mellitus and has shown to lower the LDL (low density lipoprotein) cholesterol or known as the bad cholesterol. It has been also noted that it is also good for weight maintenance, thus preventing obesity or being overweight.
Coconut Sugar is 100% natural and does not contain any additives and artificial flavoring. Comparative chemical analysis also revealed that coconut sugar contains higher amount of nutrients compared to brown cane sugar. According to the report, coconut sugar has some amounts of nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium, chlorine, magnesium, sulfur and micro nutrients.
Packing is available in 1 kilo retail bags, in 25 pounds and in 25 kilos kraft paper bags. Buyer's label is also available.