Sugar is an important energy supplier. However, too much of it and in combination with artificial additives, it can even become a health risk. I feel best when I stick to unprocessed basic whole foods and add natural sweeteners, the options are numerous, delicious, healthy and
– the best way to recharge energy levels in a lasting way. –
The sweet fruit contains numerous healthy nutrients. The high fiber level in dried figs even helps control hunger and can be beneficial for weight losing.
Bananas are one of the most wholesome sweeteners. Low in calories, but high in potassium and fast-working carbohydrates, bananas are a good energy recharge after a workout. Moreover, the natural sweetness stemming from fructose does not raise blood sugar level too much.
Natural cranberries are sour, the dried variant, however, is a great topping for breakfast cereals, cakes or pastries.
Dates are one of the very best sweet and versatile foods. Rich in nutrients, the fruit is a perfect energy supply. The subtle vanilla like taste of dried dates gives a delicious sweetness to a Date Spread or Date Shake.
The unique taste of maple syrup does not only suit deliciously to pancakes, the subtle maple flavor harmonizes perfectly with yoghurt, fruits, smoothies and shakes. In contrast to regular sugar, maple syrup impacts your blood sugar levels less drastically. Moreover, maple syrup supplies trace minerals and antioxidants which regular sugar lacks.