Stevia Balance Packets by Now Foods is a great alternative to sugar.
Stevia rebaudiana is a small plant native to Paraguay and Brazil. It was discovered in 1887 by a South American scientist named Antonio Bertoni who learned of the herb from the Guarani Paraguayan Indians who used it to flavor bitter tribal beverages.
Two French chemists named Bridel and Lavieille began to unravel the secret of stevia in 1931 with explatory extraction work on Stevia rebaudiana leaves. Their research yielded a pure, white, crystalline compound they named stevioside which is responsible for stevia's flavorful properties.
Inulin is a fructooligosaccharide derived from chicory. As a prebiotic, it stimulates the growth of friendly intestinal bacteria to support good colon health.* It has a low glycemic index making it suitable for persons on certain types of restricted diets. Add it to your favorite food or beverage for a delightfully sweet taste.
Chromium is a trace mineral that is significantly reduced in the American diet due to the overprocessing of our foods. It is involved in a number of important bodily functions and is an effective synergist for Stevia and Inulin.
Serving Size (pack) 1
Servings Per 100
Fat Calories 0
Chromium (mcg) 50
Inulin (mg) 900
Sodium (mg) 0
Stevia Extract (mg) 130
Total Carbs (g) <1 g
Proteins (g) 0
Ingredient Details: Free of: soy, yeast, wheat, milk, synthetics, artificial colors, flavors or preservatives.
Other Ingredients: Silica.
Suggested Use: As a dietary supplement, take one tablet one to two times daily, preferably before meals
Warnings: Due to micronutrient content, do not use more than 8 packets per day without first consulting a healthcare practitioner.
These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.