Coconut nectar has a high mineral content. It is a rich source of potassium, magnesium, zinc and iron. In addition to this it contains Vitamin B1, B2, B3 and B6. When compared to brown sugar, Coconut sugar has twice the iron, four times the magnesium and over 10 times the amount of zinc. Coconut sugar is unfiltered, unbleached and preservative free. This chart shows a comparison between cane sugar, brown sugar and coconut sugar and their respective quantities of various minerals.

Amino Acid and Vitamin Content

Coconut sugar is made from 100% coconut nectar which is rich in 17 amino acids needed to build the proteins used in growth, repair and maintenance of body tissues, enzymes, and hormones.

The main amino acid found in coconut nectar is glutamine. Glutamine has been studied extensively over the past 10-15 years and has been shown to be useful in support of injury, trauma, burns, as well as in wound healing for postoperative patients. It is known to reduce healing time after operations. It is essential for the body to perform its natural healing process in states of illness or injury.

Vitamin Content

Coconut Sugar is made from 100% coconut nectar rich in various vitamins, including twelve of the essential vitamin B complex. Inositol, sometimes referred to as vitamin B8, is high in coconut sugar. Inositol is required by the body for the formation of healthy cells. A lack of Inositol may lead to depression, anxiety, OCD and other psychological disorders that respond to serotonin uptake inhibitors. Healthy levels of Inositol help you avoid the moody blues!

Sports Performance Plus

Niulife Coconut Sugar has an incredible content of electrolytes readily available to re-energize your body when it is under the stress of intense competition. Re-charge with coconut sugar and a glass of water at half time to re-hydrate and boost energy levels naturally without the unwanted artificial colourings, additives and poor-performing refined sugars found in some commercial sports drinks.