Now Foods, Beet Sugar, 3 lbs (1361 g)
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- Pure. Natural. Real.
- Excellent Substitute for Cane Sugar
- Refined Extract of Sugar Beets
- Same Great Now Taste - Brand New Look!
- Naturally Sweet
The hardy sugar beet appears to be one tough tuber, but it's really a soft sweetie on the inside. Strip away the rugged exterior and you'll find that sugar beets have a high sucrose content, up to about 20% of the unprocessed plant root.
NOW Real Food Beet Sugar is the refined extract of sugar beets and is 99.9% sucrose, making it an ideal substitute for cane sugar in most recipes. Persons with intolerance to refined cane sugar will find beet sugar to be a worthy replacement. NOW Real Food Beet Sugar is 100% pure, natural Beet Sugar with no added ingredients.
Because you are what you eat, NOW Real Food has been committed to providing delicious, healthy, natural and organic foods since 1968. We're independent, family owned, and proud of it. Keep it natural. Keep it real.
|Serving Size: 1 tsp (4 g)|
|Servings Per Container: about 340|
|Amount Per Serving||%Daily Value*|
|Calories from Fat||0|
|Total Fat||0 g||0%|
|Saturated Fat||0 g||0%|
|Trans Fat||0 g|
|Total Carbohydrate||4 g||1%|
|Dietary Fiber||0 g||0%|
|* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.|
This beet sugar is made from GMO beets!!!(I just confirmed it with them). Sadly, nobody else manufactures beet sugar :(
Thought this would be a good alternative to cane sugar after reading the reviews. However, I found this sugar caused me to feel breathless and therefore do not believe it's suitable for sulfite sensitivity/MCS - I won't continue to use it. Cane sugar doesn't provoke the same reaction. If this review was helpful to you, please click YES below - thank you. For reviews of all the products I have purchased from iHerb, please click my username above.
far better for me than cane suger
Posted by 5447903588807460329 on May 02, 2016
great that i can at last buy this product in australia
Now Foods Beet Sugar
Posted by Reviewer1084877 on Jun 05, 2014
Their website states they use non-GMO beets and they are in the process of getting verified by the Non-GMO project. That's great news because I have loved beet sugar over cane sugar for years and was so happy to find that somebody still produced it. I mix this with about 1/4 of the dark coconut sugar and with a little cinnamon it's a lot like using brown sugar, without the higher glycemic curve.
Only type of sugar I can use
Posted by coolsheri on May 17, 2014
Several years ago, I went to a homeopath MD that told me cane sugar was #1 on the forbidden food list for me. As time went on, seeing cane sugar in EVERY natural food, I thought it "couldn't be that bad" for me. Well, it was. Recently I went back to the homeopath MD, was retested and, yep, cane sugar is still #1, but beet sugar is good, so I researched and found this product. While I would prefer beet sugar from the EU where it is not a GMO, for as little as I use, this works wonderfully. Grateful to have access to beet sugar.
Posted by Reviewer2083849 on Apr 05, 2014
Tastes just like sugar and cooks just like sugar. Excellent in baking