2 doctors weighed in:
What is the healthiest sugar that is commercially available?
2 doctors weighed in

Dr. Arthur Heller
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Allthesame basically
Simple sugars are simple sugars.
Minimal differences re: vitamin, trace mineral content between raw sugar, molasses (does supply some iron), turbinado sugar. Agave is largely fructose; honey is a mix. Hf corn syrup has more fruc than corn syrup (all glu)-similar to cane sugar (sucrose)limit intake of simple sugars in general to limit possibly unwanted calories. All simple sugars provide 4 cal/g.

In brief: Allthesame basically
Simple sugars are simple sugars.
Minimal differences re: vitamin, trace mineral content between raw sugar, molasses (does supply some iron), turbinado sugar. Agave is largely fructose; honey is a mix. Hf corn syrup has more fruc than corn syrup (all glu)-similar to cane sugar (sucrose)limit intake of simple sugars in general to limit possibly unwanted calories. All simple sugars provide 4 cal/g.
Dr. Arthur Heller
Dr. Arthur Heller
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
Board Certified,
46 years in practice
16M people helped
Continue
108,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors