Sugar Free Sunday & Coconut Palm Sugar Part 2

Welcome to one of the sweetest weekly virtual potluck get-together ever! We host Sugar Free Sunday every week to exchange incredible sugar free recipes to inspire everyone to start the week right!

Last week I wrote my first post about Coconut Palm Sugar. Honestly I was quite disappointed about my ability to get more information for you on this topic. So I dug around some more and here are my findings:

1. Coconut Sugar has a glycemic index of 35
As I mentioned last week, the Food and Nutritional Research Institute of the Philippines found that Coconut Palm Sugar has a very low glycemic index. As you can imagine, this makes it an ideal sweetener for diabetics who need to monitor their blood sugar levels. Looks like coconut sugar will not cause the dreadful sugar spikes that refined sugar is infamous for.

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