it would probably help to think of BSM not as "sugar" but rather, as the concentrated minerals left behind, after they take the sugar...after the processing of sugar cane.
The blackstrap molasses is the best part -- and truly healing, ( esp. organic, unsulphured) unless by chance you are able to get fresh pressed sugar cane juice...
which is wonderful....(as is young coconut water.)
the BSM *combined* with lemon juice (from ripe, not 'gassed' lemons) , apple cider vinegar (unpasteurized, raw), calcium (in the form of lime water, which is very inexpensive, though not talked about much)and taken with kelp, and a pinch of epsom salts per meal -according to the principles being taught and shared here-- are said to have effects that go well beyond the sum of their parts.
I am just beginning with this, and very careful to listen for any intuitive 'red flag' --today I got just the opposite: a green go-ahead' from my dreams...but others have more *actual* experience. Look around, read a bit, and click on "alkalising my way" up top for a more rounded view of what is being promoted...and how it all works.
Many of the best posts by Moreless will be found there, as well as Invincible's (Maya's)own take on this journey .
you picked a good day to begin here...