From the Cactus family, there are more than 100 varieties of agave. By growing on the volcanic soils of Mexico, the Blue Agave is the most used for its fructose content.
Its syrup is a natural sweetener stemming from the extraction of SAP. It should be noted that vegans consider agave syrup to be an acceptable food : “raw” food with a cooking temperature not exceeding 45 ° C.
The Aztecs also used it for therapeutic purposes, including antibacterial treatment against skin diseases.
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Associated Nutrients - Agave Syrup
- Mineral Salt
Associated Qualities - Agave Syrup
- High sweetening power with a glycemic index very low (15)
- Associated with calcium, silica plays an important role in preventing decalcification and osteoporosis for our seniors.