Q. What are the benefits and drawbacks of agave nectar or syrup? Would you recommend its use?
The bottom line is that agave sweeteners are refined and not inherently healthier than sugar, honey, high-fructose corn syrup, or any other sweetener. Hence, as with any other refined sweetener, NEWSTART® educates away from the use of refined products and promotes the re-education of the palate to choose whole plant foods (whole dates) over any refined sweetener.