Coconut sugar is naturally nutrient-rich. It is a great source of potassium with 16 vital amino acids.

  • Magnesium & Nitrogen

Regulates blood sugar levels and blood pressure. Helps prevent and manage hypertension, cardiovascular disease and diabetes. 

  • Zinc

Called the “nutrient of intelligence” and is necessary for mental development.

  • Low Glycemic

Slow absorption into the bloodstream, which means a healthier body.

  • Potassium

Electrolytes help with muscular strength, cramps, diabetes maintenance and brain function.

  • Calcium

Builds strong bones, reduces high blood pressure and kidney stones, and aids in weight management. 

  • Amino Acids

Coconut sugar contains 16 vital amino acids, the building blocks for all life.

Refer to the below chart for nutrients comparison of various sweeteners:

Source: The Philippine Food and Nutrition Research Institute, COMPARISON OF THE ELEMENTAL CONTENT OF 3 SOURCES OF EDIBLE SUGAR –  Analyzed by PCA-TAL, Sept. 11, 2000.  (MI Secretaria et al, 2003) in parts per million (ppm or mg/li).

Health Attributes of Coconut Palm Sugar Nutrients:

Macro-nutrients Health benefits provided by these nutrients
Nitrogen (N) Help treat cardiovascular diseases
Phosphorus (P) Important for bone growth, kidney functions and and cell growth
Potassium (K) Reduces hypertension, helps regulate blood sugar, helps control cholesterol levels and weight
Calcium (Ca) Vital for strong bone and teeth, and for muscle growth
Magnesium (Mg) Essential for metabolism, nerves and stimulates the brain (memory)
Sodium (Na) Plays a key role in the functioning of nerves and muscles
Chloride (Cl) Corrects the pressure of body fluids and balance the nervous system
Sulfur (S) Important for healthy hair, skin and nails, also helps maintain oxygen balance for proper brain function
Boron (B) Essential for healthy bone and joint function, enhances body’s ability to absorb calcium and magnesium
Zinc (Zn) Called the “nutrient of intelligence” is necessary for mental development
Manganese (Mn) Has antioxidant, free-radical-fighting properties, is important for proper food digestion and for normal bone structure
Iron (Fe) Vital for the quality of blood, mental development and the immune system
Copper (Cu) Helps to release energy, helps in melanin production in the skin, helps in the production of red blood cells and aid in the absorption and transport of iron