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Use the nectar from the Tree of Life as a sugar replacement

Friday, February 25, 2011 by: Alex Malinsky aka RawGuru
Tags: sugar, coconut tree, health news

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(NaturalNews) It is said there are 101 uses for the coconut tree. The leaves of the coconut tree are used for wood thatching and clothing. The wood of the trunk is excellent for its strength and notable for its straight form, which is good for furniture construction. The roots are used as medicine and to create beverages. The coconut tree is grown on many islands and is a major part of commerce and food supply for one-third of the world. In the Philippines it is called the Tree of Life. Its list of uses go and on and the least of which would not be in its inflorescence. This part of the tree is the source of the liquid that can be used to replace common refined sugar from your intake.

The inflorescence of a plant or tree is a special blossom of flowers usually shielded within a spathe or open casing of leaves to hold the formation of flowers together and protect it from the elements. The inflorescence of the coconut tree has both male and female flower buds. The male flower buds are numerous and small and spear shaped. The female buds are much less numerous and are round and oval shaped. It is from these female buds that the coconut fruit ultimately forms, and it is in the bud form of this flower that the sap is drawn forth by experienced tuba workers. Tuba workers are the people who climb the coconut tree and extract the sap from the blossoms of the flower. And, you see, from this sap is where the delectable nectar is sprung.

So, what will you do the next time you want syrup on your pancake or honey in your tea? Of course, there are lots of choices but raw is usually best. Why not try something different and new and even good for you? Try raw organic coconut nectar. The nectar is made by heating the sap at a low temperature just enough to thicken it and remove excess moisture. Preparing the sap in that way gives it, roughly, the consistency of soy sauce. However, because it is gluten and soy free, vegans can safely add it to their recipes and dinner tables.

Raw organic coconut nectar is a most nutritious sweet. It contains amino acids, minerals and also vitamins such as vitamin C. It ranks very low on the glycemic index making it a safe bet for diabetics. Although anyone with a health concern should consult their physician before adding foods unfamiliar to their diet, with a glycemic number of 35 raw coconut nectar has a lot to offer those desiring to control their added sugar intake.

The nectar is versatile. Try some drizzles of raw coconut nectar in your morning oatmeal, as an added sweetener for your hot beverages and as a booster for your fruit and protein smoothies. Basically, any way that you can use the more familiar refined sugars, you can use raw coconut nectar. The choices are vast and all yours, so have fun and be creative with it.

Sources

http://www.naturalnews.com/030110_coconut_ne...
http://www.thefilipinoentrepreneur.com/2008/...
http://gomestic.com/consumer-information/coc...
http://www.flickr.com/photos/3point141/51695...
http://www.coconutresearchcenter.org/

About the author

Alex Malinsky aka RawGuru is an award winning chef and one of the leading experts in the field of raw food. He started to learn about raw foods at the early at of 15. After 10 years on the raw food diet he continues to be on the cutting edge of nutritional research and product development. Visit Alex's website at: www.RawGuru.com for more information.


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