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    Posted: 18 August 2013 at 22:47
Just wondering?  Any one here use coconut sugar?

This was something I was not familiar with. Recently I read an article in the local paper about how good & healthy it was compared to typical refined sugar, and how it could be used as a direct replacement for white sugar.  So today I was in a local store, and amazingly enough there was coconut sugar.... well, at 5.99 for 475g I thought I'd pick some up to try. Of course tasting raw side by side there is a difference in flavour. I don't want to say what I tasted different as I don't want to influence anyone's opinion. I did make a couple of cups of coffee and used 1 tsp white sugar in one and 1 tsp coconut sugar in the other. I asked my wife and my son to try them. Neither one could tell the difference between the two.

Well, this is a good sign so far. I'm not a big sugar user, so I think that the cost issue is not that big a deal. I like the fact that there is much more good stuff in it. More potassium, more magnesium, more zinc, more iron plus more B vitamins. All this more than regular sugar or even brown sugar.

Sounds like good stuff. But is it?
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thanks it sound interesting i will look for in our health store .
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Yes indeed...I'm hearing more and more about different coconut products....will certainly give this one a try.
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I've never heard of it, but will keep an eye out for it ~
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