Stevia Rebaudiana is an herb in the Chrysanthemum family which grows wild as a small shrub in parte of Paraguay and Brazil. The glycosides in its incredible sweetness, up to 10% stevioside, account for its incredible sweetness, making it unique among the nearly 300 species of Stevia Plants.
How has Stevia been used in food applications ?
First, as a prepackaged replacement for sugar and artificial sweeteners. Second, it has been used in various food products. It has also been used in Japanese style pickles, dried seafoods, fish meat products, vegetables and seafoods boiled down with soy sauce, confectioneries and a host of other products.
Is Stevia safe?
In general, Stevia is an all-natural herbal product with centuries of safe usage by native Indias in Paraguay. It has been thoroughly tested in dozens of tests around the world and found to be completely non-taxic. It has also been consumed safely in massive quantities for the past twenty years.
Can Stevia replace sugar in the diet?
Yes. Refined sugar is virtually devoid of nutritional benefits and, at best, represents empty calories in the diet. At worst, it has been implicated in numerous.
Description of Stevia Extract
Stevia sugar is a new natural sweetener extracted from the leaves of stevia which belongs to composite plants. It has unique properties of high sweetness and low calorie. The sweetness of it is 200-400 times of cane sugar, but only 1/300 calorie of it. A large quantity of medical experiments shows that the stevia sugar is no harm, no carcinogen, safe as food etc. It is the third natural substitute of sugar with potentials of development and health after cane sugar and beet sugar. It is known as “the third source of sugar in the world.
Function of Stevia Extract
1. Stevia Leaf Extract controls high blood pressure.
2. Stevia Leaf Extract Checks blood sugar levels.
3. Stevia Leaf Extract helps lose weight and reduce cravings for fatty foods.
4. Adding stevia extract to your mouthwash or toothpaste results in improve oral health.
5. Stevia induced beverages lead to improved digestion and gastrointestinal functions besides providing relief from upset stomachs.
6. Its anti-bacterial properties help prevent minor illness and cure mnor wound.
7. Stevia Leaf Extract helps solve various skin problems.
Benefits of Stevia Extract
1. Stevia Extract applied as Standalone Sweetener
Have therapeutic properties.
Compatible with all hot and cold beverages.
Easy to formulate both as sachet, pill, liquid formulation.
2. Stevia Extract applied in Foods
Has excellent compatibility with all dairy products.
Does not impart any color or flavor to any food.
Does not calamaris.
Thermo suitable for baked and fried foods.
3. Stevia Extract applied in Beverages
Suitable for all type of diet beverages has stimulant properties.
Stable not susceptible to oxidate loss.
Clear and color less solution.
Long Shelf Life even in liquid formulation.
4. Stevia Extract applied in Pharmaceuticals
Can be used as Zero calorie sweetener for traditional medicine formulation.
Can be used in OTC product like medicated toothpaste, mouthwashes, cough formulation, etc.
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