Healthy Eating | 4 Natural Sweeteners That Are Good For Your Health
According to Authority Nutrition the basis of our sweeteners are in top 4 of recommended natural sweeteners that are actually good for you, stevia and erythritol to be exact are the number 1 and 2 on their list.
Stevia is a very popular low-calorie sweetener.
It is extracted from the leaves of a plant called Stevia rebaudiana.
This plant has been grown for sweetness and medicinal purposes for centuries in South America.
Erythritol is another low-calorie sweetener.
It is a sugar alcohol that is found naturally in certain fruits, but if you’re buying powdered erythritol then it will most likely be made via an industrial process.
It contains 0.24 calories per gram, or about 6% of the calories as sugar, with 70% of the sweetness.
Erythritol doesn’t spike blood sugar or insulin levels and has no effect on biomarkers like cholesterol or triglycerides.
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