The Agave is a plant used by the peoples of Central America for over 9000 years, as a source of food and fiber. Its juice is a natural sweetener with a high content of fructose and numerous applications to health.
It has been discovered that the Agave Nectar contains a very low glycemic level (which is used to measure the ability of a carbohydrate to raise the levels of glucose in the blood). The glycemic index of agave is 11, one of the lowest were found.
It is tolerated by diabetics, provided control their intake of carbohydrates. Foods with low glycemic index are absorbed slowly by the human body, so there are very few ups and downs (peaks) in the production of insulin.
The Agave Nectar can be used in drinks, desserts, candy making, etc.., Although its properties are still being discovered. El Granero Integral is adding to its range of organic products of Agave Nectar (jams and ketchup) so that they can also be used by diabetics and are 100% organic.