Agave Nectar

Tip Tuesday:  9/6/16

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Some facts about this great ingredient:

  • Produced from several species of the agave plant, including agave tequilana (blue agave) and agave salmiana
  • 1.5x sweeter than honey
  • Produced mainly in Mexico and South Africa
  • Vegan
  • Unlike honey and sugar, it dissolves quickly in cold liquids
  • Comes in Light, Amber, Dark and Raw
  • The impact of agave syrup on blood sugar is comparable to fructose, which has a much lower glycemic index and glycemic load than table sugar.
  • Great alternative for diabetics
  • Healthier than sugar and honey, just don’t over use it

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