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Brown sugar

Brown sugar

Glycemic IndexGlycemic Load

The glycemic index (GI) of brown sugar equals to 70.0, which classifies it as a high GI food. The glycemic load (GL) of brown sugar is equal to 68.6, which classifies it as a high GL food.

Nutrition Facts
Calories (kcal)380.0
Carbohydrates (g)98.0
Proteins (g)0.1
Fats (g)0.0

100 grams of brown sugar contain 380.0 kcal (1590 kJ), 0.1 grams of proteins, 98.0 grams of carbohydrates, and 0.0 grams of fats.

Brown sugar is a type of granulated sugar that has been mixed with molasses to give it a unique flavor and color. It’s an integral part of many recipes, from cookies to barbecue sauces, and adds sweetness and texture as well as deep caramel notes. Nutritionally speaking, brown sugar does not differ significantly from other types of white sugars; the main difference being its additional molasses content which provides some trace minerals like calcium, iron and potassium. Pros: Brown Sugar can be used in place of regular white or caster sugar for baking purposes since the two are interchangeable on most occasions but may bring different flavors depending on the recipe. Additionally, because it contains more moisture than traditional white sugars due to its higher amount of natural honey or syrup content, this makes it very useful when used in baked goods like cakes or muffins which need extra moisture during cooking time. Lastly, due to its added mineral content (albeit minimal) brown sugar offers slightly better nutritional value compared to regular white table sugars making it preferable among health-conscious individuals who still crave sweet treats every now and then! Cons: Despite containing slight amounts of minerals that provide some health benefits such as improved digestion & immunity system function – these are far outweighed by the negative effects caused by consuming large quantities regularly; namely increased risk for cavities/tooth decay & spikes in blood glucose levels often seen after eating sugary foods high glycemic index values thus leading potential weight gain if consumed excessively over prolonged periods without proper exercise regimen.