What’s the Difference Between White Sugar and Raw Sugar?

What’s the Difference Between White Sugar and Raw Sugar?

I’ve been reading “What Einstein Told His Cook: Kitchen Science Explained,” and I just learned that the only difference between white sugar, brown sugar, and raw or turbinado sugar is how much of the molasses is removed. Nutritionally, the raw and brown sugar (with more molasses left on) has a slightly higher mineral content, but not really enough to make a difference in your diet (unless you’re eating, like, NOTHING BUT sugar).

The only way that white sugar is more “processed” than raw sugar is that it has been washed and boiled more. It has the same sucrose content.

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