PODCAST. Do you think agave nectar and honey are better for you than high fructose corn syrup or sugar? You hear so many opinions that’s it confusing and you don’t know what to believe. Let’s bust some myths.
No doubt you’ve heard that agave nectar and honey are more “natural” than other added sugars such as HFCS or white sugar. Actually, most added sugars have very similar processing methods.
Busting sugar myth #1.
Sucrose or what you know as white sugar, HFCS, fruit juice concentrate and agave nectar all undergo the same manufacturing processes. These include extraction, filtration, enzyme treatment and concentration. This may surprise you but because of these manufacturing processes, one choice is no more natural than another.
Listen to this week’s Breaking Down Nutrition podcast to bust three sugar myths.
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