Is Agave an OK Sugar Substitute?




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Published on Aug 28, 2018

Agave is a liquid sweetener extracted from a plant. It has a low glycemic index, which means it doesn’t spike your blood sugar, so why would I say it is not an acceptable sugar substitute?

I explain in this video.

In the video, you’ll learn...
*how processing destroys the nutrient value of agave
*why the type of sugar found in agave makes it unhealthy
*my recommendation in regards to all sugar substitutes

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Dr. Becky Gillaspy graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractic in 1991. After the birth of her daughter, she left private practice and accepted her first teaching position at a career college, and then went on to teach online courses for Ashford University and The University of Phoenix. Through the years, she has taught a variety of health-related courses, including anatomy, physiology, and nutrition.


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