We use Stevia and Monk Fruit. Nutrient is doing its part to provide delicious, healthy foods that are lower in sugar by adding the natural sweeteners, Stevia and Monk Fruit, individually, or in combination. (https://www.fda.gov/food/ingredientspackaginglabeling/foodadditivesingredients/ucm397725.htm ). Stevia and Monk Fruit are natural sweeteners that are safe, taste great, zero calories, and have no impact on blood sugar level.
- What is Stevia?
- Stevia is from the leaf of a South American plant and is 200 to 400 times sweeter than regular sugar.
- What is Monk fruit?
- Monk fruit, commonly known as Luo Han Guo, is a plant native to southern China and has a sweet flavor similar to sugar with no aftertaste, but is 100 to 250 times sweeter than sugar.
- Why does Nutrient use Stevia and Monk Fruit in its products?
- The use of the Stevia and Monk Fruit allows Nutrient to use less sugar in our foods. Our cereals (Maple Almond and Chocolate) need just a few grams of stevia and monk fruit to taste sweet. Our shakes also contain less sugar due to the addition of monk fruit /monk fruit-stevia combination.
The products below include the use of Stevia and/or Monk fruit:
Monk fruit - Nutrient Shakes (Vanilla and Chocolate), Cereals (Chocolate and Maple Almond)
Monk fruit and Stevia - Brain Shake (Coffee and Chocolate)