We Don’t Fully Digest Stevia
Upon ingestion, our digestive system breaks stevia down into a compound called steviol glucuronide, which is then excreted by urine.
Stevia sweetener now enjoys commercial success as a non-glycemic, zero carb, and calorie-free sugar alternative.
Although it may seem like a new product, stevia has a long history going back to ancient times.
In some countries such as China and Paraguay, pure stevia leaves have been valued for their natural sweetness for centuries (2).
Types of Stevia
Firstly, there are four different types of the sweetener available;
1. Stevia Powder Extract