№ 11 Blue Agave Powder

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Blue Agave Powdered Inulin

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Remix
Ranking
#11

Glycemic
Index
15

Sweetness
to Sugar
130%

This Sweetener is a Natural Sugar

Natural sugars are found naturally in foods such as fruit (fructose) and milk (lactose) and some vegetables.  The blue agave plant grows in Mexico. Blue agave powder is made by cutting the leaves off the plant.  The juice is then extracted from the core of the agave and distilled to its milky starch powder. 

It’s a Fructo-oligosaccharides

Fructo-oligosaccharides (FOS) are composed of short fructose chains.  Blue agave powder is 100% FOS, inulin.  This is a natural prebiotic.

Inside and Out

Blue agave powder has a has a neutral taste.  It’s FOS is an indigestible sugar.  They go to your large intestine, where they are fermented by the good bacteria in your gut.  This process produces short-chain fatty acids that keep the lining of your gut healthy.  Since FOS is not digested, it doesn’t cause a spike in blood sugar.

Put it to Good Use

Blue agave powder is about 130% as sweet as table sugar.  You may need to reduce the amount sweetener called for in recipes.  It dissolves very quickly in any hot or cold drinks and it can be very easily used in baking recipes.  Because it thickens, you may need to adjust the amount of liquids in the recipe.

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Agave is harvested when ripe, which typically takes 7-14 years.

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Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 28g

Amount Per Serving
Calories 90 Calories from Fat 0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 0mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 24g 8%
Dietary Fiber 24g 96%
Total Sugars 0g
Pentose 0g
Protein 0g 0%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.