Benefits of Brown Sugar VS White Sugar for People with Diabetes

Brown sugar has been known by the people of Indonesia for a long time, both as a natural sweetener or seasoning. More than that, brown sugar is also considered better for people with diabetes than white sugar. Maybe not many people know that the brown sugar derived from the sap of this coconut tree has good nutrition for health, such as iron, minerals, zinc, calcium, potassium, polyphenols, antioxidants, and inulin. Not only that, the glycemic index (IG) of brown sugar is also lower than other sweeteners. So it is natural that brown sugar is often consumed by people with diabetes. Benefits of Brown Sugar Compared to White Sugar The benefits of brown sugar so far are considered better than white sugar, especially after it is known to have a relatively low glycemic index, which is around 54. The glycemic index itself is a number that illustrates the impact of certain foods on increasing one's blood sugar levels. High glycemic index is above 70. That is, carbohydrates in food q…
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