Shocking! What is the "Real" Truth about Agave? This 'Tequila' Sweetener is Far Worse than High Fructose Corn Syrup!
While agave syrup does have a low-glycemic index, so does antifreeze — that doesn’t mean it’s good for you.
Most agave syrup has a higher fructose content than any commercial sweetener — ranging from 70 to 97 percent, depending on the brand, which is FAR HIGHER than high fructose corn syrup (HFCS), which averages 55 percent.