What is Stevia?
You might have heard a lot about Stevia in recent times but do you really know what it exactly is and why is it the most organic sugar replacement? Well, we are here to tell you everything you need to know about Stevia.
Stevia is a natural sweetener and a sugar substitute extracted from the leaves of the plant species name Stevia Rebaudiana, an herbal shrub native to South America and brazil. To extract the sweetness of the plant, it is harvested and dried and later on, it is processed into a different form. Stevia is available in powder as well as liquid form, holding the same amount of sweetness. Stevia is a no-calorie sweetener that adds more sweetness than sugar and can be added to everything, from tea to sweet dishes.
So, Stevia is like sugar but way better than sugar, which one can consume without worrying about the sugar level.