Use real raw honey, real maple syrup, coconut sugar, lucuma powder, and dates which you can make date syrup out of or date sugar which is dried ground dates instead of artificial sugars.
“Sugar gave rise to the slave trade; now sugar has enslaved us.” ~ Jeff O’Connell, [Sugar Nation: The Hidden Truth Behind America’s Deadliest Habit and the Simple Way to Beat It]
“The average American now eats about 160 pounds of sugar every year, or slightly more than 7 ounces a day.” ~ Richard P. Jacoby, [Sugar Crush: How to Reduce Inflammation, Stop Pain, and Reverse the Path to Diabetes]
“Robert Lustig, pediatric endocrinologist and professor of clinical pediatrics at the University of California, San Francisco, simply calls sugar poison.” ~ Richard P. Jacoby, [Sugar Crush: How to Reduce Inflammation, Stop Pain, and Reverse the Path to Diabetes]
“Some of the largest companies are now using brain scans to study how we react neurologically to certain foods, especially to sugar. They’ve discovered that the brain lights up for sugar the same way it does for cocaine.” ~ Michael Moss, [Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us]
"We’ve been so brainwashed to think that sugar on a daily basis is okay." ~ Jody Stanislaw
"This happens in schools everyday." ~ Jody Stanislaw