What is the Glycemic Index and Why Does It Matter for Agave?

Introduction by Craig Gerbore: During my years with Madhava, I always tried to personally answer as many consumer inquiries as I could. There have been many questions from people who wanted to learn about glycemic index and the importance of agave’s low GI value. To fully address questions such as these now, we sought an [...]

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Check your sources: science or fiction?

A message from Craig Gerbore: I would like to take this opportunity to introduce an exciting new blogger to AgaveBlogs – Linda Lowen, a freelance writer who is affiliated with the New York Times Company-owned website About.com and is also a contributor to MSN.com. We are delighted to have such an accomplished, passionate, and professional writer among us. [...]

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Industry Response to GRI’s Baseless Claims

In response to a report from the Glycemic Research Institute (GRI), in which they call for a ‘ban’ on the use of Agave Syrup,  one questions their statements regarding the glycemic index of agave syrup and agave’s impact on diabetics. There are no other independent scientific research studies to support their claims, which are impossible [...]

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Agave: A Healthy Sweetener?

  Comments by Craig Gerbore, Former President of Madhava Sweeteners Reading through the attack articles and blogs that have surfaced recently one could think that using agave is bad for one’s health. These claims are false and misleading. They are extreme views drawn from extreme examples and applied out of context. They are propagandizing and [...]

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