Sharing a sweet treat with loved ones is one of life’s greatest joys. But, frequently indulging in processed sugars can cause increased chances of obesity and Type 2 diabetes, which may lead to more serious health risks.
Replacing calorie-filled foods and beverages with sugar replacement alternatives will decrease the chance of being diagnosed with diet-related diseases. Fear not, healthy living is not as hard as it sounds, and there is still hope for that sweet tooth. Products containing Monk Fruit still maintain their sweetness without the calories, providing a natural, delicious flavor.
What is Monk Fruit?
The Monk Fruit grows on the steep, lush green mountains of southern China. Also called the “Buddha Fruit”, the small round fruit has been used for centuries in Eastern medicine as a digestive aid. Nowadays, it is incorporated into foods and beverages as a sweetener.
The sweetener is created by removing the skin and seeds, crushing the fruit, and collecting the juice. Intense flavor, 300 times stronger than everyday sugars, comes from antioxidants within the pressed juice. The antioxidants are separated from the juice which removes the fructose and glucose without taking away the flavor.
Why is it Better?
As health concerns surrounding diet increase, Monk Fruit provides us with a much-needed alternative. For those who have to monitor their sugar intake, the natural sweetener not only replaces sugar, it actively fights off disease. The sweetness-activating antioxidants increase immunity, fight off cancer, decrease inflammation, and maintain blood levels. Blood sugar is not affected by monk fruit sweetener.
SweetLeaf Monk Fruit Sweeteners
SweetLeaf® has created an all-new line of monk fruit sweeteners for you to enjoy. With a variety of flavors, we’re making it easy for you to add all-natural sweetness to just about anything. Discover your new favorite flavor now and don’t forget to let us know what you’re sweetening up!