Alternatives to Sugar

Though everyone enjoys indulging in dessert or eating the occasional treat, an increasing amount of research has shown the negative effects that sugar has on the human body. Sugar consumption has been linked to type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and inflammation. Keep the sweets and say no to sugar with these healthful alternatives.

Coconut Sugar

Coconut sugar is derived from the sweet flesh of coconuts. Though it has the same number of calories as sugar, it doesn’t have the same negative effects on blood sugar levels. This means that diabetics can safely incorporate it into their diet without their blood sugar levels rising. Additionally, coconut sugar is unrefined and retains all of the vitamins and minerals found in raw coconut…


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