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Out of raw white sugar, granulated sugar, and raw light brown sugar, which has the best nutritional value?
Question Date: 2012-01-01
Answer 1:

Brown sugar is just the same as white sugar, with some molasses left over from the refining process, so there should be no difference in nutritional value.

Answer 2:

It does not matter. Brown sugar has other stuff in it (that said, it's a grass, and while we eat grasses for energy, we don't eat them for nutrients) I believe this means that brown sugar also has (by weight) a higher caloric content, i.e. it contains more fuel. Of course, that just means that you have to eat more of the other kinds of sugar to equal a given amount of brown sugar, so really it doesn't matter.


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