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Coconut Nectar Questions

Coconut Nectar

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by 310 · about 5 hours ago

Ok, for the record I hardly ever use sweeteners. Except this morning I used maybe a half of a tablespoon of coconut nectar on my coconut flour pancakes. I only make these on weekends. I'm just curious if this is a good sweetener to use on those... (more)

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Varelse 0 · October 28, 2012 at 2:21 AM

I think it's a good choice, as far as an added sweetener goes. It's low fructose, which is a big plus! (Not that I'm anti-fructose in the form of whole fruit, but for an added sweetener, I'd rather go lower on that.) The major component of... (more)

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by 30 · about 5 hours ago

I recently heard from someone in the paleo community that the extraction process for coconut nectar kills the coconut tree just by performing the process once. I've searched the internet some and have not found evidence of this. Anyone have any... (more)

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Firestorm 0 · November 04, 2011 at 6:05 PM

No, it doesn't. You can't get coconuts from the blossoms that are "tapped", but most coconut tree farms grow both coconuts and obtain nectar from the same trees. http://www.coconutsecret.com/Tappingthesap2.html I was fortunate enough to visit... (more)

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by 22913 · about 5 hours ago

Anyone know anything about Coconut Nectar? I found it while ordering some Coconut Aminos (a soy-free soysauce alternative that Melissa blogged about on HuntGatherLove.com.) Edit: bad numbers, deleted, and in light of the correct numbers, I... (more)

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Rob_from_ketocure_com 0 · February 09, 2011 at 12:17 PM

looks decent on paper...0.5% glucose, 1.5% fructose, 16% sucrose, and 82% inulin. That's not what the label says. The label says there is no inulin in this product. A tablespoon of this stuff contains 13 grams of carbs, and every bit of... (more)

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by 55 · about 5 hours ago

What's the skinny on products derived from coconut sap? I've only really seen them produced from a single company, Coconut Secret: http://www.coconutsecret.com/products2.html My roommate just picked up some of the Coconut Nectar for use as a... (more)

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Matt_1 0 · September 29, 2010 at 2:13 PM

Sugar made from the sap of palm trees is a traditional type of sugar in palm growing parts of the world. It is I think traditionally made from date palm with sago palm and coconut palm sugar now also produced. As it is usually unrefined it has... (more)