SweetLeaf Stevia Extract - 0.9 oz (25g)
Wisdom Natural Brands Sweet Leaf Stevia Extract tastes sweeter than sugar and has no calories, no carbs, and no chemicals. It's 300 times sweeter than sugar and is pure premium quality Stevia extract. Use just a small amount in place of sugar for all your baking and cooking needs. And with 1000 servings per 25 gram shaker, they're an excellent value.
Only SweetLeaf Stevia Sweetner has:
- Zero Glycemic Index
- Zero Calories
- Zero Carbs
- Zero Chemicals
- Zero Additives
- Zero Solvents
- Zero Sugar Alcohol
- Zero Aftertaste
- Is Gluten Free
SweetLeaf Stevia Sweetener Product Facts
- SweetLeaf Stevia Sweetener is a 100% natural sweetener derived from the stevia plant, an herb native to Paraguay.
- SweetLeaf Stevia Sweetener has zero calories, zero carbohydrates and zero glycemic index.
- SweetLeaf Stevia Sweetener employs proprietary technology that uses only cool, purified water to extract a select blend of glycosides from high-quality stevia leaves. SweetLeaf is the only stevia-based sweetener company in the world to use this process.
- SweetLeaf Stevia Sweetener does not use chemicals, alcohols, solvents or enzymes at any stage of the extraction and purification process.
- SweetLeaf Stevia Sweetener contains only two ingredients: stevia leaf extract and inulin, a soluble vegetable fiber. Inulin is a naturally occurring prebiotic that nourishes the body's good intestinal flora, supporting good digestive health and immune function.
- SweetLeaf Stevia Sweetener is responsibly sourced from indigenous fields in South America and other areas around the globe.
- SweetLeaf Stevia Sweetener was the first stevia-based sweetener to receive GRAS (Generally Recognized As Safe) status in the United States.
- SweetLeaf Stevia Sweetener is ideal for everyone, including people watching their weight, managing diabetes and fitness enthusiasts who embrace clean eating.
SweetLeaf Questions & Answers
What is SweetLeaf Stevia Sweetener?
SweetLeaf Stevia Sweetener is America's original stevia sweetener and the only absolutely pure, leaf-derived, chemically-free stevia sweetener available in the marketplace today. It has zero calories, zero carbohydrates and zero glycemic index. The makers of SweetLeaf have been working with stevia longer than anyone else in America.
What is stevia?
Stevia is a naturally sweet plant indigenous to South America where it has been used to sweeten food and beverages for more than 500 years. The sweet compounds found within the leaves are called glycosides, with rebaudioside A (also known as reb A) being the sweetest.
What are the ingredients in SweetLeaf Stevia Sweetener?
SweetLeaf Stevia Sweetener contains only two ingredients: natural stevia leaf extract and inulin, a soluble vegetable fiber. Inulin is a naturally occurring prebiotic that nourishes the body's good intestinal flora, supporting good digestive health and immune function. That's it!
What makes SweetLeaf Stevia Sweetener superior to other stevia-based products available in the marketplace?
SweetLeaf Stevia Sweetener is the only sweetener in the world to use cool, purified water and a revolutionary filtration process to extract a select blend of glycosides. Because no chemicals, solvents, alcohols or additional processes are used at any stage of production, SweetLeaf needs no masking or flavoring agents to hide anything. It simply has a clean, sweet taste that is ideal for all food and beverages.
What is the difference between stevia and artificial sweeteners?
The main difference is that stevia is natural, not synthetic. The reason artificial sweeteners exist in the first place is to sweeten food and beverages without adding calories or adversely impacting blood sugar. SweetLeaf Stevia Sweetener provides the best of both worlds - natural sweetness with no calories, carbs or glycemic index.
Can SweetLeaf Stevia Sweetener be used in the management of diabetes?
Yes. SweetLeaf Stevia Sweetener has zero carbohydrates and zero glycemic index, so it doesn't affect blood sugar.
Can SweetLeaf Stevia Sweetener be used in weight management?
Yes. SweetLeaf Stevia Sweetener can be added to sugar-free and fat-free foods to keep calories and carbohydrates as minimal as possible. By using SweetLeaf instead of other natural or synthetic sweeteners, you can enjoy coffee, tea, yogurt, oatmeal, cereal, smoothies and many other foods and beverages while staying on track with your weight goals.
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 Stevia Sweetener. They also encourage you to join them on Facebook where their active SweetLeaf community posts tips and recipes.
Is SweetLeaf Stevia Sweetener gluten-free?
Yes, SweetLeaf Stevia Sweetener is gluten-free.
Is SweetLeaf Stevia Sweetener Kosher?
Yes, our Packets and Shaker Jar are currently certified Kosher.
Is SweetLeaf Stevia non-GMO?
Yes, our stevia extract is Non-GMO Project Verified, as are our Packets, Shaker Jar, and Organic Stevia Clear Liquid.
Some of our 20 flavored liquids have completed the process of Non-GMO Project Verified; the remaining are in process.
What is the FDA's position on SweetLeaf Stevia Sweetener?
SweetLeaf Stevia Sweetener was the first stevia sweetener to receive GRAS (Generally Recognized As Safe) status from the FDA in March 2008. Rigorous evaluation of the combination of glycosides used in the extract formulation was performed by two separate panels of scientists, independent of one another. Both GRAS Associates, LLC and Life Science Research Office concluded SweetLeaf to be GRAS. To further underscore the findings, the FDA issued a "No Questions" letter to Wisdom Natural Brands in 2009.
SweetLeaf Stevia Sweetener deeply appreciates nature's resources and the imperative to maintain environmental harmony. They implemented sustainable farming processes from the beginning which they continue to practice today.
The stevia plants grown for SweetLeaf are a select variety, capable of producing harvestable leaf-laden branches every six to eight weeks for the entire five to seven years of their natural life cycle. They use non-intrusive harvesting methods to positively impact the ecology of the land.
They process their stevia leaves with a proprietary technique that uses only cool, purified water and an exclusive revolutionary filtration to extract the sweet glycosides. Because they never use chemicals, solvents, enzymes or alcohols at any stage of production, they're able to distribute the spent water to local farmers to irrigate their fields and SweetLeaf leaf residue becomes cattle feed or ground mulch.
Even the SweetLeaf box is made from 100% recycled paperboard and is printed with vegetable-based, eco-friendly inks.
Award-winning SweetLeaf Stevia Sweetener is unique in the marketplace because it's America's original stevia-based sweetener.
When James May was introduced to the naturally sweet leaves of the stevia plant by a Peace Corps worker in 1982, he learned the high-quality, unprocessed stevia leaves can be 30 times sweeter than sugar. When processed, the sweetest parts of the plant, called glycosides, are extracted from the leaves and isolated. The combination of these compounds is 300 times sweeter than sugar and contains no calories or carbohydrates. Mr. May also learned the Guarani tribes of South America had consumed the plant for centuries and stood as testament to its safety. They called the plant Ka'a He'ê, which means "sweet herb."
Mr. May had always been personally and professionally keen on issues of health, but it was the extraordinary sweet taste of the stevia leaf that convinced him to change the direction of his life to fully explore this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. Mr. May immediately invested nearly all of his life savings to become the first person to manufacture and market stevia products for the U.S. market. To ensure a steady supply of premium stevia for his stevia products, Mr. May met directly with Latin American farmers and encouraged them to grow stevia that he would in turn buy. Providing the farmers with an incentive to grow crops for legal commerce has, over the years, helped undermine the narcotics economy that has plagued the region for decades. Through Mr. May's influence, a number of native farmers have chosen to grow stevia rather than crops such as marijuana and coca for cocaine.
Over the years, Mr. May challenged a number of government regulations before becoming the first company to receive GRAS (Generally Recognized As Safe) status for a line of stevia products.