Palm sugar is a type of sugar made from palm tree sap. This natural sweetener is considered better than regular sugar because it contains a variety of nutrients that are beneficial for the health of the body. Palm sugar is processed in a relatively simple way without the addition of chemicals. Not only does it make brown sugar brown, this method of processing also keeps the nutritional content in palm sugar well preserved. Palm sugar contains inulin fiber, various antioxidants, potassium, phosphorus, zinc, iron, and manganese. Not only that, palm sugar also has a lower glycemic index than other sweeteners, such as white sugar. Thanks to its nutritional content, palm sugar offers a number of good benefits for the health of the body.
Palm Sugar there are two kinds, namely:
1. Arenga sugar which is commonly used as a sweetener in beverages such as coffee, tea, and others
2. Coconut sugar is commonly used to sweeten foods such as cakes and others.