We have been asked about the safety of using agave syrup as low glycemic substitute for cane sugar. Here is some useful information.
Of the several hundreds species of agave, commercial agave syrup is produced from Agave Americana, a desert succulent plant. The syrup, or nectar, is obtained from the sap. The sweet sticky sap is extracted from the base of the plant then boiled to produce the “syrup.” Cooking converts the sap’s natural (more…)