Coconut Sugar - Is It Healthy?

Coconut Sugar – Is It Healthy?

Coconut sugar (also called coconut palm sugar or coco sugar) is another natural alternative sweetener on the market, which is quickly gaining popularity. Recently I have been asked whether or not it is a healthier sweetener than ordinary white sugar or any other natural sweetener.  Good question!  With a list of questions in mind I …read more

Sweet Choices - Naturally

Sweet Choices – Naturally

Sweets and sweet flavors are a part of our North American culture, and as such can be healthy for us if we are wise about our choices and enjoy them in moderation.  Sweets have a chemical effect on our brain causing the brain to release serotonin, our body’s “feel good” chemical.  White sugar, high fructose corn …read more

Xylitol - What's It All About?

Xylitol – What’s It All About?

Many people are using sweeteners other than ordinary sugar.  There are a number of sweeteners available that are not chemicals. Xylitol is one of those sweeteners.  Here is some helpful information to assist you in making an informed choice if you are looking for a sugar substitute. What exactly is xylitol? Xylitol is part of …read more