Agave syrup is low-glycemic sweetener that's a great option for diabetics or people watching their weight. We've compiled a glycemic index chart showing a variety of popular sweeteners with their respective glycemic index scores. Agave syrup's indicated low score makes it a great weight control/diabetic sweetener.
Bluava Agave Syrup has undergone extensive Glycemic Index testing at the GI Labs in Ontario Canada so we could give our diabetic customers exact numbers.
According to the lab report, the GI value of the Blue Agave Syrup was significantly lower than glucose GI (100). Using the classification of Brand-Miller, the Blue Agave Syrup is classified as a low GI food.
|Bluava Agave Syrup||17|
|Brown Rice Syrup||25***|
|High Fructose Corn Syrup||87***|
*These values are gathered from University of Sydney's Glycemic Index Database at www.glycemicindex.com
**These values are gathered from www.diabetesnet.com/diabetes_food_diet/glycemic_index.php
***These values are gathered from www.greenmagazines.com/organic/alternative-sugars.php