A “Glycemic Index” or “GI” is a measure of the effects of carbohydrates on blood sugar levels. Those seemingly pure-as-the-driven-snow granules are in fact typically refined at least six times, which means that any ensuing nutritive value is nil. It’s very similar to a cactus. The most popular is white extract powder, but you can also buy dried stevia leaves, stevia liquid extract, or as small pellets to sweeten your coffee with. Their aim is for efficient use of energy, raw materials, water and packaging. On the label, it says that the syrup is made from organic brown rice which must make buyers feel good. The brand of Greek yogurt I get here in the sticks of New Mexico is Oikos, and it’s good, if a bit spendy.
i’ve been preferring it to honey and maple syrup on. Agavins contain fructoses since agavins are fructans – fructoses linked together in long, branched chains – the human body can’t use them in that configuration