What You Should Know
SweetLeaf Stevia is a sweetener made with stevia, not sugar. It is manufactured by SweetLeaf, a subsidiary of Wisdom Natural Brands Incorporated. SweetLeaf was founded by James May, who is credited with bringing stevia to the United States over 25 years ago. SweetLeaf Stevia is an all natural, zero calorie, zero carbohydrate, zero chemical, and zero glycemic index sweetener. Stevia is an herb in the Chrysanthemum family which grows wild in parts of Paraguay and Brazil and is known for its extreme sweet taste.
SweetLeaf Stevia contains Frutafit® Inulin Fiber (FOS), Stevia Extract (standardized to a minimum of 90% Steviosides).
SweetLeaf Stevia is a food and beverage sweetener made with stevia instead of sugar. SweetLeaf Stevia is all natural, zero calorie, zero carbohydrate, zero glycemic index. It contains no saccharin, no NutraSweet, no aspartame, no refined sugar, no maltodextrin, no fructose, or any other artificial sweeteners. Stevia grows in Paraguay and Brazil, and is said to be 30 times sweeter than sugar. Stevia contains glycosides which give the leaf its sweetness. SweetLeaf Stevia can be used in baking, cooking, and in beverages, and is certified kosher. SweetLeaf Stevia is safe for use by diabetics. It is available in packets, liquid, tablets or white powder. The packets contain the fiber-like sweetener. The liquid product can be purchased with the consumer’s choice of 12 different flavors, such as root beer, milk chocolate, and orange. The white powder is best used for baking and cooking, and is said to have no bitter aftertaste. This form also requires less product, and is best used sparingly.
- SweetLeaf Stevia is all natural.
- SweetLeaf Stevia has a dedicated website.
- SweetLeaf Stevia does not have published clinical trials on the dedicated website.
- SweetLeaf Stevia cannot be used in the same amounts in cooking and baking as sugar.
SweetLeaf Stevia is a sugar-substitute sweetener made with stevia. The product is all natural and is said to be calorie-free, glycemic index-free, carbohydrate free, and chemical-free. The product has a dedicated website that offers links to other websites to purchase the SweetLeaf Stevia products. The dedicated website does not have published clinical trials proving the safety of the products. SweetLeaf Stevia can be used for cooking and baking, however, it should be used in the amounts in the equivalency tables published on the dedicated website to ensure the taste and quality of the products. SweetLeaf Stevia is used in much smaller amounts that regular sugar. SweetLeaf Stevia is a safe alternative sweetener for those consumers concerned about their sugar intake and those consumers who are diabetic.