Navitas Naturals Sweet Tooth Organic Palm Sugar - 16 oz. (454 g)
Organic Evaporated Palm Sugar -Coconut palm trees are the natural source of this new wonderful and healthy sweetener alternative. Traditional sugar farmers collect the nectar of the blossoms from these sustainably grown trees, and carefully craft a caramel-like crystal sugar. Perfect as a 1:1 cane sugar replacement, Navitas Naturals Palm Sugar is easily incorporated into everything culinary, from favorite dessert recipes to homemade lemonade. Safe for diabetics and those looking for weight control, palm sugar is a naturally low glycemic index food (GI35), boasting almost half the GI of cane sugar. With vitamins and minerals such as potassium, magnesium, zinc, and iron, Palm Sugar really is the sweetest way to healthy lifestyle.
Source and Processing
Navitas Naturals Palm Sugar is made from the sun-kissed sweet juice of the tropical coconut palm sugar blossoms. Once the nectar is collected, it is kettle-boiled into a thick caramel, dried, and ground into a fine crystalized powder. Navitas Naturals Palm Sugar is 100% organic, vegan, kosher, gluten-free, and sustainably-grown.
- Low Gyycemic
- B Vitamin
Palm (pahm ) any of numerous plants of the family Palmae; most species being tall, unbranched trees surmounted by a crown of large pinnate or palmately cleft leaves.
The coconut palm tree has long been used and appreciated for its edible resources by tropical communities. Among the most delicious parts of this plant is its sugar: the crystallized nectar of the coconut palm flowers, known as palm sugar. More than just lending a sweet taste, this sweetener is also extremely ecologically friendly: coconut palms produce an average of 50%-75% more sugar per acre than sugar cane, while using only a fifth of the resources. It is no wonder that the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has recognized palm sweeteners as the single most sustainable sweetener in the world.
The Power Of Palm Sugar
The wonderful sweetness and planet-friendly attributes aside, this natural product is beneficial to the body as well. Navitas Naturals palm sugar is naturally very low on the Glycemic Index (GI35) – half the GI of cane sugar. Excitingly, palm sugar serves as an ideal sugar substitute for those watching glucose levels (such as diabetics), or those monitoring lipid levels and looking for weight control. This organic, evaporated palm sugar has a nutritional content far greater than all other commercially available sweeteners -- with high amounts of potassium, magnesium, zinc and iron, as well as vitamin C and many of the B vitamins. As a natural as it gets, palm sugar is a pure and simple sugar alternative that provides the energy and nutrition needed for a healthy (and delicious) lifestyle.
Navitas Naturals palm sugar can be used as a 1:1 substitute for cane sugar. It rapidly dissolves into liquids and wet doughs making it perfect for just about any application. Whether adding it to coffee & tea, special desserts, or classic baking recipes, palm sugar easily earns its reputation of being a superfood. Offering a unique caramel sweetness on top of its ease of use and health benefits, palm sugar is one of the most exciting new sweeteners for both the everyday sweet tooth and health-seeker alike.
Sweet Tooth: An premium line of organic, natural sweeteners offering substantial health benefits and gourmet appeal.
While ancient civilizations may not have had high-speed blenders to whip up a healthy fruit and superfood drink, smoothies are nonetheless are one of the easiest and most delectable ways to supercharge the modern day diet. Navitas Naturals Sweet Tooth line is the sweetest way to health.
The Power of Sweet Tooth
Incredibly, these whole plant-based foods not only satisfy a sweet tooth, but also offer genuine health benefits as well -- often complimenting many special diets. Palm sugar is a natural sugar boasting an extremely low glycemic index (GI 35) offering a slow energy release without a blood sugar swing. Yacon Syrup contains a high inulin content (not-assimilable sugar) while also promoting the production of healthy probiotics. Stevia is sugar-free, carbohydrate-free, and has zero effect on glycemic levels, and also supports the pancreas and digestion. As natural and minimally-processed foods, all three sweeteners contain an array of trace minerals, vitamins, and enzymes and are low in calories as well – clearly suitable for many special diets and of benefit to anyone.
Navitas Naturals mission is to provide premium quality organic power foods that increase energy and enhance health. Navitas products are of the highest quality, sourced directly from farmers, cultivated sustainably and in accordance with fair trade practices.