Stevia is a type of plant that has very sweet leaves. The extract powder is zero calorie, heat stable, pH stable, and non-fermentable. It has received attention due to the rising demand for low-carbohydrate, low-sugar food alternatives.
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Stevia Extract powder is believed to be beneficial for both weight loss and blood sugar management. Frequently used as a sugar substitute, Stevia Extract can be over 300 times as sweet as refined sugar. In addition to its primary use as a sugarcane alternative, Stevia is also an antioxidant. Antioxidants help the body fight off the cell damage caused by free radicals. Stevia, as with all plants, contains a number of antioxidants.
Serving Size & Timing
Stevia is very sweet and portions used are small. As a dietary supplement and sweetener, use as desired. The typical amount recommended is 40mg, or about 1/32 tsp. Use a milligram scale for measuring.