About Stevia

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Introduction

Stevia (pronounced STEE-vee-uh) , is a South American shrub originated from Paraguay whose leaves have been used as a sweetener more than thousand of years by Guarani Indians.

Eventhough the Indians have been using it for centuries, it wasn't until 1899 that the plant was discovered by M.S. Bertoni. He observed that the natives used the plant to make their bitter drinks sweet. Eventually, Bertoni was to be credited with the discovery of a new species; in his honor, stevia is also known as Stevia Rebaudiana Bertoni.

Stevia Ingredients

The main ingredient in stevia are Stevioside and Rebaudioside, and these two ingredients have numerous benefits, most commonly associated with calorie-free and high sweetness potency sweet when compared to table sugar.

Stevioside (glycosides) and Rebaudioside-A (StebianA Stevia) is proven to be 200-300 times more sweet than sugar.

Stevia Benefits

Stevia has zero calories,non-toxic, zero carbohydrates and is most beneficial for diabetes, obesity, hypertension, dental cavities, hypo-and hyperglycemia. It is an all natural, healthy alternative to table sugar and chemical sweeteners such as aspartame and saccharine.

Lets free ourselves from calories! Use stevia today!