Can I have Agave Nectar?

Agave nectar is widely promoted as 100% natural – an extract from a natural plant in Mexico. However, it is not made from the sap of the agave plant, but from the starch of the root bulb. The process by which agave is made is similar to the process by which High Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS) is made. Agave can end up even higher in fructose than HFCS – as high as 70%. Fructose is not the healthy suga...

 

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