What is coconut sugar? And what is it used for?

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bigpan January 21, 2014
There are different sugars from Asia...coconut is one, "palm sugar" is another - and much better for glycemic index and taste. It is like eating fudge. Harder to find, but better than coconut sugars. Google the difference and decide for yourself.
 
petitbleu January 21, 2014
Coconut sugar comes from the sap of the coconut palm. It can be used just like refined sugar, but it does have a flavor--a little like molasses or caramel. It's having a heyday right now because coconut products are the new superfood. I can't vouch for how healthy it is, but it does have a lower glycemic index than refined sugar, making it better for your blood sugar levels at least.
 
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