Agave nectar contraindications
Is agave nectar bad?
WHEN YOU SHOULD NOT TAKE AGAVE NECTAR
CONTRAINDICATIONS AGAVE SYRUP
Is agave syrup a good sweetener?
In general, black agave syrup is recommended, since it has a lower sugar content, because it is less refined.
However, agave syrup has a number of contraindications
Contraindications of agave syrup
Agave syrup is a refined product, rich in sugars, so it should be consumed in moderation, like sugar and other sweeteners.
It is totally contraindicated in the following cases:
- Fructose intolerance: People with this genetic disease should avoid eating food fructose or containing it, such as agave syrup.
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Precautions with consumption of agave syrup
- Diabetes: For a long time, fructose has been considered beneficial in diabetes diet. This is because fructose does not raise both the level of blood sugar and insulin levels as sugar does, but using it should be considered as the consumption of sugar. The best diabetic sweetener is stevia.
* More information: agave syrup for diabetes
Agave syrup should be taken with caution as fructose consumption in excess can cause problems such as increased blood triglycerides, bad cholesterol (LDL) and increased uric acid.
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