Molasses is one of the top sugar alternatives
Blackstrap is very dark in color and contains less sugar than mild and dark molasses, but still has a high sugar content. In addition to this sugar content it also contains many vitamins and minerals which are missing from refined sugars.
Blackstrap Molasses contains iron, potassium, magnesium, and calcium, and just a single teaspoon of this food can provide up to twenty percent of an adults daily requirements of these minerals.
Blackstrap Molasses promotes regular bowel movements, (A weight loss necessity) is an excellent source of iron for pregnant women and vegetarians, and can be used as a substitute in drinks and baking.
Switching from nutrient-poor sweeteners like white sugar or corn syrup to nutrient-dense blackstrap molasses is one simple way that eating healthy can sweeten your life.
1 1/3 cup = 1 cup of white sugar. Get great healthy recipes with molasses on my blog! www.breannetrains.com
Breanne Curran — Personal Trainer + Nutrition — http://www.breannetrains.com