Succanat and Rapadura

Rapadura and Sucanat are great substitutes for refined table sugar. Not only are they sweet, but they are full of nutrients and as well. Because these sugars are processed very minimally, the molasses that naturally is part of the sugar cane juice is not seperated. With white sugar the molasses is stripped from the sugar and then sold seperately as a health food. These sugars are great for baking and cooking, and when combined with other whole food ingredients, (whole grains, virgin oils, etc) can allow you to enjoy a nutritious, guilt free meal or dessert. Rapadura does not spike the glycemic index like refined sugars do. Ofcourse as with everything, however, we should exercise moderation. To learn more about these sugars, go to

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