Coconut sugar is a palm sugar produced from the sap of the flower bud stem of the coconut palm. Other types of palm sugar are made from the Kithul palm, Palmyra palm, the date palm, the sugar date palm, the sago palm or the sugar palm.
it loffers more trace nutrients like vitamins and minerals than regular, white table sugar. It contains small amounts of Vitamin C, magnesium, potassium, phosphorous, calcium, iron and zinc. You'll also find the B vitamin inositol, often used as a mood booster, in coconut sugar.
Coconut sugar also contains a fibre called Inulin which may explain how it can slow glucose absorption and explain why it has such a low GI (Glycemic Index) than other sugars.