The glycemic index is a way of measuring the relative impact of foods on blood sugar levels. Foods with a high glycemic index have carbohydrates that the body can convert quickly to sugar, which makes them more likely to cause a quick rise in blood sugar.
The Non-GMO Project's mission is to "preserve and build sources of non-GMO products, educate consumers and provide verified non-GMO choices." It offers third party verification and labeling for non-GMO food and products in North America. Part of its mission is to "educate consumers and the food industry to help build awareness about GMOs and their [...]
Yes. The ingredients in Agave 50 are produced without bioengineering, and our product is Non-GMO Project verified.
"Organic is a labeling term that indicates that the food or other agricultural product has been produced through approved methods that integrate cultural, biological, and mechanical practices that foster cycling of resources, promote ecological balance, and conserve biodiversity. Synthetic fertilizers, sewage, sludge, irradiation and genetic engineering may not be used." (USDA National Organic Program) The [...]
Yes, all the ingredients in Whole Earth Sweetener Agave 50 are organic.
The glycemic index of Whole Earth Sweetener Agave 50 would be the same as agave syrup. While the stevia extract in Agave 50 has a glycemic index of 0, the agave syrup scores would be under 30 as compared to granulated sugar, which has an average glycemic index in the high 60s.
The glycemic index of agave generally scores under 30 as compared to granulated sugar, which has an average glycemic index in the high 60s.
Yes, agave has calories. However, agave has a lower glycemic index than sugar.
Isn’t Agave 50 half the calories as regular agave because the serving size is half the size of regular agave?
The addition of stevia to our agave allows you to cut the serving size in half and still get the same sweetness as regular agave. As a result, a full serving of Agave 50 (1/2 tablespoon) has the same sweetness as a full serving of regular agave (1 tablespoon) but with half the calories. Same [...]
Each serving of Whole Earth Sweetener Agave 50 is equivalent to 1 tablespoon of traditional agave nectar and half the calories.