Is Monk Fruit Sweetener Safe?

published 3 months ago by Michael Greger M.D. FACLM

The natural plant-based sweeteners stevia and monk fruit (Luo Han Guo) are pitted head-to-head against aspartame and Splenda.

Number of artificial sweeteners have been FDA approved in North America including asper came in sucralose sold the splendor there also natural high intensity sweeteners found in plants the global market for non nutritive sweeteners in general these non caloric sweeteners is in the billions including all the artificial ones hand to natural once extracted from plants stevia and monk fruit I've done a Billy about stevia what about monk for. Lu Hong wo monk fruit in Chinese have only been used for hundreds of years as a natural sweetener and folk medicine the and non caloric sweet taste comes from Margaret cites a group of the queue committing type chirping glycosides make about one percent of the fruit. Hundreds of times sweeter than sugar the ...

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