If for whatever reason you need some sugar [baking etc] and honey is not a good idea -as it should not be heated- then you may use sugar cane [ juice] in its purest form [the product below has a kosher cerrtificate]
Rudolph Ballentine describes that in Cuba workers in the field who were often chewing sugar cane had no or hardly any caries in contrast to those working inside in the factory using every now and then the finished product [sugar]
When I came to Israel I would buy sometimes sugarcane in Jericho…..gone are the days. You hardly can find this now on the Israeli market. Sugarcane also seems to contain trace amounts of lithium which may [ ?] explain the good feeling after eating it, except for the nice sweet taste.
Pure sugar is quite detrimental as every “child” knows by now [it also rubs us of very important minerals like chromium etc]
Wholesome Sweeteners, Organic Sucanat, Whole Cane Sugar, 2 lb (907 g)