Is agave nectar healthier than sugar?
Sort of – “Agave has about 60 calories per tablespoon, compared to 40 calories for the same amount of table sugar. So to save on calories, you’d need to use less, which should be possible, since agave is sweeter.”
Jenn Horton – The Truth About Agave
In Conclusion – Agave is sweeter than sugar you should be able to use less of it in recipes, but judging by current research it would be better to wean yourself off of sugar completely.