Ingredients: Stevia rebaudiana bertoni extract in powder form (90,5% steviol-glucosid, of which 22,5% is Rebaudiosid A).
A high quality powder extracted from the leaves of the plant. The 20g Stevia powder pack is 300 times sweeter than sugar. A small pinch of the powder is equal to one tablespoon of sugar, while a large pinch equals a whole cup of sugar. Contains no calories or carbohydrates, and has a 0 glycemic index. Suitable for diabetics and those on a weight loss diet. The contents of the box is equal to approximately 6 kilograms (13lbs) of sugar.
Used worldwide as an no-calorie herbal sweetener, Stevia is a South American herb that is 250 to 300 times sweeter than sugar yet has no carbohydrates or calories, and is safe for diabetics as well as persons who suffer from hypoglycemia. With hundreds of studies showing Stevia is a safe alternative, it’s the next big thing. Finally, you can supplement your food and drinks without the chemicals of artificial sweeteners and calories of sugar! May be used for cooking and baking, and in hot or cold drinks alike.
Besides being a natural replacement for refined sugar, stevia may be of use to those with blood sugar problems. Unlike refined sugar, it does not increase blood sugar levels. Numerous studies have shown that Stevia is promising against type 2 diabetes, regulating insulin and relieving the dependence on insulin. Other studies have reported that it may have the ability to reduce blood pressure and regulate pancreas functioning, thus aiding digestion and appetite. Regular consumption of the plant reduces appetite and the craving of sweets and greasy foods. Furthermore, stevia also has a fungicide effect, making it effective in the fight against fungal infections; it may even help cure foot fungus. Stevia is also ideal for Candida sufferes because it does not feed intestinal fungus or other microorganisms. It also has antibiotic properties, thus helping to treat bacterial lesions in the mouth, especially cavities and gum disease. Stevia also contains a significant amount of certain minerals (vitamins A and C, zinc, routine, magnesium, iron, etc.).