is not only several times sweeter than sugar, but at the same time is extremely low in calories.
is a by product of refining sugar. It tastes similar to sugar and it is rich in minerals and vitamins.
consists of fructose and glucose which gets reduced due to pasteurisition to some extent. Despite that honey contains good amounts of some minerals.
GI 54 belongs to category of middle GI. Maple syrup also contains minerals.
mostly consists of fructoses and apart from that fibre, minerals, antioxidants. There are practicaly no side effects to fruits. Certain fruits can substitute a part of sugar while baking sweets.
are super sweet, but yes, sweetening coffee with dates won´t probably work. Still there are possibilities of using them in baking. Apart from high sweeteness dates contain minerals and fibre.
There are aslo other alternatives which have been proven over the years to have similar drawbacks as refined sugar. The benefits are so miniscule that to reach them would mean eating incredibbly high quantities of these sweeteners. Among them are:
The only thing they surmount sugar, is their price.