The leaves of the stevia plant contain unique materials known as steviol glycosides, which are part of the sweetest part of the stevia plant and more than 200 times sweeter than sugar without all the calories. The stevia leaf extracts we use contain steviol glycosides known as rebaudiosides (Reb A, Reb D, and Reb M). [...]
The stevia plant, a member of the chrysanthemum family, is native to the mountains of South America, where the Guarani people have been using its leaves to sweeten herbal teas for centuries. Today, stevia is grown in many countries outside of South America including China, India and South Korea, and is used to sweeten food [...]
The FDA has given erythritol GRAS status (Generally Recognized as Safe).
Erythritol's high digestive tolerance distinguishes it from other polyols.
Erythritol is a sugar alcohol (polyol) used as a sweetener in many reduced calorie foods. The erythritol in our products is obtained through the fermentation of glucose from non-GMO corn using yeast. It is similar to the erythritol that occurs naturally in fruits like pears, melons and grapes. Erythritol’s caloric value of zero calories per [...]
Per FDA regulations, the product is labeled as zero calories as it has less than 5 calories per serving. The 1 gram of carbohydrate is from the erythritol, which is a sugar alcohol with virtually zero calories per gram. The Stevia Leaf & Monk Fruit Nutrition Facts panel is in compliance with all regulations.
Erythritol is a sugar alcohol, which is a carbohydrate but has virtually zero calories per gram.
Each stick is equivalent in sweetness to 1.5 teaspoons of sugar.
Each stick has zero net carbs. We calculate net carbs by subtracting dietary fiber and erythritol from the total carbohdyrate. For more information on net carbs please click here (Hyper link to Net Carb page)
Each stick has 4 grams of carbohydrate per serving.