If you are craving for something sweet but are worried of its ill effects on your health, may we suggest that you consider using coconut sugar. Coconut sugar is a treat for people with sweet tooth because it will allow them to satisfy their sweet cravings without feeling guilty.
It was reported that the good health benefits of coconut sugar has been proven by studies. It is recommended even for people with diabetes. Coconut sugar can also be used for people who wants to lose weight or to those who wants to maintain their ideal weight.
Coconut sugar is classified as a low glycemic index food with GLI of 35. A diet filled with low glycemic foods is beneficial on the body because it prevents life-threatening diseases.
The executive director of United Coconut Associations of the Philippines, Ms Yvonee Agustine, said in a technical presentation during a Cocotech meeting event that coconut sugar lowers bad cholesterol thus it prevent or cure heart diseases.
The next time you want some sweet pastries, dishes or drinks, make or buy one with coconut sugar because it is a natural and healthy sweetener.