I really do try and limit my sugar consumption. You would never know based on my posts. Date paste is a go to in my house for a sugar fix. Dates are actually very high in sugar (63g per 100g to be exact). Bananas have 12g of sugar. So, yeah, that does seem like a lot. What makes dates so low on the glycemic index is the added fiber and protein that they’re packing. This helps slow down our absorption of the sugar to our liver. Now we won’t have that crazy, dreaded insulin spike. Of course, if you are diabetic, don’t listen to me…listen to your doctor. “They” do say sugar is sugar. I choose to disagree. Unlike sugar, dates offer many health benefits and are a power house of nutrition….