Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Natural Sweetener: Brown Rice Syrup


Brown Rice Syrup has a consistency of honey and has a caramel like flavor, because it is a whole food sweetener, it is thought to be one or the healthiest sweeteners you can have. Although it metabolizes slowly, it still has calories and it is still a carbohydrate. So, it should be used w/ caution if you are diabetic or you have a low-carb lifestyle
However there are many wonderful benefits: 

  •  Doesn't cause sugar Rush
  • It has a Mild sweetness
  • Active enzymes which help break down complex carbs to soluble carbs
  • Low Glycemic Index
  • Good Source of minerals
  • Has Magnesium 
  • Has Potassium
  • Is a good source of Iron
  • Very good source of B vitamins
  • Relieves fatigue
  • Relaxes the muscles  
  • Relaxes nerves 
  • Relaxes blood vessels  
  • Relieves MIGRAINES,
  • Relieves ASTHMA symptoms 
(Potassium mixed with low sodium will maintain the blood pressure and reduce water retention)

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