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Get Serious About Sugar

Jan 5, 2021 | By: Natural Delights

Sugar is no joke when it comes to your health, how your body feels, and your mood throughout the day. We have got you covered with quick and easy visuals to show how you can make the best sweet snacking choices for your body and mind.

Know the Difference

Natural vs Processed Sugar

Natural: Medjool dates are a fresh, whole fruit harvested from date palms. Just like apples, their sugar and sweetness is all-natural.

Processed: The majority of processed foods have added sugars. These sugars include brown rice syrup, corn syrup, or cane syrup. No matter the type, they don’t add nutritional value to food.

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Nutritional Choices

When choosing foods that contain any type of sugar, the most important question to ask is: does this have the nutrients my body needs?



Glycemic Index

While Medjool dates are high in natural sugars, they are low on the glycemic index thanks to a balanced amount of soluble fiber.

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Sugar Spike


Spikes & Crashes

When you consume foods high in added or processed sugars, a slow glucose release does not occur. Processed sugars are immediately absorbed into your bloodstream—causing unpleasant sugar spikes and energy crashes.


Energy that Lasts

Complex carbohydrates are a source of dietary fiber. Complex carbs found in Medjool dates are digested at a slower rate. This releases energy to the body over a longer period of time, sustaining energy levels.


Replace Processed Sugar Forever

Medjool Date Paste

Medjool Date Paste

Medjool dates don’t just make a great snack, they can be made into date paste, the perfect everyday replacement for honey or maple syrup in your favorite recipes. Learn How To Make It

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