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Agave: Health Food, Health Fad or Health Fraud?

Tuesday, March 30th, 2010

Guest blog by Jeff Novick, MS, RD, LD/N

Agave has become the sweetener of choice for many health enthusiasts. It is appearing on store shelves everywhere, in many new products and being promoted in magazines and cooking shows. One of the main benefits we hear is that it is lower in the glycemic index. Is agave really a health food and something you should be including in your diet?

No. To understand why, let us take a closer look at the issues surrounding agave.

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