What is stevia?
Stevia is a plant that was discovered more than 1,500 years ago in the rain forests of Paraguay. At maturity, the stevia shrub grows to about three feet tall. Stevia leaves are 30 times sweeter than sugar.
What is SweetLeaf® Stevia Sweetener?
SweetLeaf® Stevia Sweetener is the award-winning natural stevia brand with zero calories, zero carbs, non-glycemic response and NO artificial sweeteners. SweetLeaf® has endless uses when you want to add flavor and sweetness to any food or beverage. SweetLeaf has developed more consumer stevia products than any other company in the world.
Is stevia safe?
Yes, there are more than 1,500 studies supporting the safety of stevia. Stevia is destined to be the preferred sweetener of the future. Consumers are looking for ways to reduce calories, carbohydrates and sugar in their diets. Stevia is a solution. SweetLeaf Stevia® products are delightfully sweet.
What are the ingredients in SweetLeaf Stevia Sweetener?
SweetLeaf is America’s body-friendly sweetener. SweetLeaf is a natural sweetener with zero calories, zero carbohydrates and non-glycemic response. It has less than one gram of inulin, which is a natural, soluble vegetable fiber that nourishes the good intestinal flora that support immune function and promote digestive health. SweetLeaf is gluten free.
Is SweetLeaf Stevia Sweetener safe for people with diabetes?
Yes, SweetLeaf Stevia Sweetener is safe for people with diabetes. SweetLeaf Stevia Sweetener has non-glycemic response, and as a result, does not spike blood sugar. We advise everyone with any medical questions or specific health conditions to check with a healthcare professional for specific medical recommendations.
What are the ingredients in SweetLeaf® Liquid Stevia Sweet Drops™?
Our liquids (Sweet Drops™) are made with stevia leaf extract. The stevia leaf extract used is organic and non-GMO. Our liquids have zero calories, zero fat, zero trans-fats, zero cholesterol, zero sodium, and zero carbohydrates. Our natural flavors are plant based, which means that we use a combination of culinary herbs, fruits, and vegetables in a very small amount. Sweet Drops contain no MSG or other products like it. Our liquids are also vegan.
I have tried stevia before and it had a terrible aftertaste. Does SweetLeaf have a bad aftertaste?
No. SweetLeaf does not have a bitter aftertaste. It is deliciously sweet with no after notes.
The bitter aftertaste some have experienced in other stevia brands can result from the use of artificial ingredients and chemicals. SweetLeaf® is proud to say that our products have zero artificial sweeteners such as aspartame and sucralose, zero methanol, zero sugar alcohols such as erythritol, zero maltodextrin and zero dextrose. SweetLeaf® is the stevia brand consistently winning global awards for taste and innovation.
Where can I buy the SweetLeaf Liquid Stevia Sweet Drops flavors?
A list of retailers is located at this link: sweetleaf.com/store-locator. If your local retailer does not stock the specific item you are looking for, they can special order it for you, or you may purchase it online at www.shopsweetleaf.com.
Do SweetLeaf Liquid Stevia Sweet Drops need to be refrigerated?
No, they do not.
Can SweetLeaf Stevia Sweetener be used in cooking and baking?
Yes. Please visit the recipe page on this site for deliciously tempting ways to use SweetLeaf products. We also encourage you to join us on Facebook, where our active SweetLeaf community posts tips and recipes. And we now have a cookbook titled Cooking with SweetLeaf Stevia®. Our 119-recipe cookbook can be purchased at: http://www.shopsweetleaf.com/stevia-cookbook
Is SweetLeaf approved by the FDA as a sweetener?
SweetLeaf Stevia Sweetener was the first stevia product to achieve GRAS (Generally Recognized as Safe) designation in 2008.
I love your teas. How much caffeine does your Yerba Maté contain per bag?
There are 27 mg of caffeine in each Yerba Maté tea bag. Our comparison chart indicates for an 8 oz. cup:
- Coffee: 90 mg caffeine
- Green Tea: 40 mg caffeine
- Yerba Maté Tea: 27 mg caffeine
What teas do you have that are caffeine free?
Our Pau d’Arco, Stevia and Rooibos teas are all caffeine free.
Do you have any new products?
Yes, we now have a great way for everyone to hydrate deliciously. We now offer SweetLeaf® Water Drops™. Just add one squirt (or to taste) to plain or sparkling water. Water Drops™ are available in 4 delicious blends: Raspberry Lemonade, Strawberry Kiwi, Peach Mango, Lemon Lime. They have zero calories, zero carbs, NO artificial sweeteners, great taste and non-glycemic response.
And we offer SweetLeaf® Organic Stevia Sweetener. The new line is QAI certified, offering the same better-for-your-body benefits and great taste. They are available in 35 and 70 count packet boxes and 3.2 ounce shaker jars. And they too are zero calories and zero carbs with NO artificial sweeteners.