How is coconut sugar different from other sugars?

  • White refined sugar or corn syrup is a widely consumed form of sugar. It is mostly calories and is devoid of other nutrients.

  • The composition of granulated sugar or white sugar (per 100 g) would be about 99.98 g of carbohydrates and the rest would be minerals such as sodium and calcium.

  • In case of high-fructose corn syrup (of 100 g), the content would be 76 g of carbohydrates and 24 g of water. There is a minute amount of iron and sodium.

  • If you look at coconut sugar (per 100 g), 75 g is the carbohydrate content and the remaining belong to minute elements such as sodium (125 milligrams) and potassium (625 milligrams).