Palm sugar is a nutrient-rich, low-glycaemic crystalline sweetener that looks, tastes, dissolves and melts almost exactly like sugar, but it's completely natural and unrefined.
Naturally it contains rich in a number of key vitamins, minerals and nutrients, including potassium, zinc, iron, and vitamins B1, B2, B3 and B6.
Palm sugar is not a calorie-free sweetener. It has calories like any carbohydrate, but due to its relatively low glycemic index,its calories are absorbed into the bloodstream at a significantly slower rate than regular refined sugar. All carbohydrates are not the same. The Glycaemic Index, (GI) is based on 25years of research and ranks carbohydrates according to their impact on the blood glucose levels. Glycemic Index measures the speed at which the food raises the blood glucose level of a person. Foods that are processed by the body more quickly are ranked high in the GI.
· Calories 370kcal
· Calories from Fat 3g
· Total Fats 0mg
· Sodium 28mg
· Protein 150mg
· Vitamin C 0%
· Calcium 5%
Made from the sweet nectar of the coconut tree flower blossoms, coconut palm sugar is a pure and simple low glycaemic cane sugar alternative. With a 6,000 year history, palm sweeteners have a proven track record for providing nourishing sweetness for the human body. They are rich in nutrients, minerals and good sweetness that is a better alternative to cane sugar.