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Stevia (8)

1 . How is Organic Stevia zero calories if you add inulin?

Technically, Agave Inulin does have a caloric value, as it is a dietary fiber and as such, our bodies can’t metabolize it. It passes through our stomach and into our large intestine. The Inulin has the added benefit of acting as a prebiotic in the intestine.

2 . How is Wholesome! Organic Stevia processed?

Wholesome! Organic Stevia is an enzymatically enhanced full spectrum Stevia leaf extract. We intentionally utilize the full spectrum extraction of sweetness from the whole stevia leaf in order to retain the micronutrient properties of stevia. Extracting only the Reb-A eliminates all of the other herbal benefits stevia can[...]

3 . Does Wholesome! Organic Stevia help you lose weight?

When used as part of a balanced diet and exercise regimen Wholesome! Organic Stevia may help you lose weight because it contains no calories.

4 . How do you use Wholesome! Organic Stevia? Can I bake with it? If so, what is the measurement in baking when substituting sugar with stevia? Can you cook with it?

Wholesome! Organic Stevia is both pH and temperature stable, making it ideal for use in many foods and beverages. Based on its heat stability, Stevia can be used in most cooking or baking. Every ½ teaspoon of Wholesome! Organic Stevia is equal to two teaspoons of sugar. You[...]

5 . Are there recipes that call for Wholesome! Organic Stevia on your website?

Yes. We have some delicious recipes that use Organic Stevia. Organic Stevia recipes can be found on our website.

6 . Since Wholesome! Organic Stevia is not sugar is it considered an artificial sweetener?

No. Wholesome! Organic Stevia contains nothing artificial therefore it is not an artificial sweetener. Wholesome! Organic Stevia is a great calorie-free, organic sweetener and a great alternative to the pink, blue and yellow artificial sweeteners.

7 . What is the glycemic index for Wholesome! Organic Stevia?

Zero. Organic Stevia has no glycemic index and Organic Blue Agave Inulin is a dietary fiber, which is not metabolized by the body. Organic Blue Agave Inulin does not impact glucose levels the way that other carbohydrates do.

8 . Is Wholesome! Organic Stevia approved by the FDA as a sweetener?

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) cleared Stevia for distribution as a food sweetener in the United States in 2008. Wholesome! Organic Stevia is Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS approved) by the FDA.