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The Benefits of Monk Fruit Sweetener

23 January 2023
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During this century, we have noticed a few things about sugar consumption, there’s more sugar being consumed now than ever (as sugar is hidden in so many foods), but also people are more conscious of it’s ill effects and are looking to alternatives.

Some alternatives may be artificial sweeteners, erythritol, stevia and xylitol. There’s a brand (which I won’t mention but I’m sure you’ll figure it out), that promotes their product as “monk fruit sweetener” but when you look closely at the label, it’s actually mostly an erythritol product (it has very little monk fruit in it).

This bothers me for a few reasons because:

a) it’s very misleading and lulls people into a False sense of security (they think they’re getting a health food but really they’re getting an alcohol sugar 

b) Erythritol is an alcohol sugar known to have detrimental effects on the gut and wellbeing. To learn more, read our erythritol blog here. 

I think the main reason this company (and others) use erythritol is because it’s cheap! Monk fruit is expensive and maybe harder to market.

Pure Monk fruit sweetener is pricier but what price do you put on your health? Pay a little more now with quality or pay the doctor later when you develop health issues from cheaper choices. 

Why We Love Monk Fruit Sweetener 


1. Low in Calories: Monk fruit contains very few calories, making it an ideal sweetener for people trying to reduce their calorie intake.

 

2. Zero Glycemic Index: Monk fruit does not contain any sugar and does not raise blood sugar levels. It is a safe sweetener for people with diabetes.

 

3. Rich in Antioxidants: Monk fruit contains antioxidants called mogrosides that may help protect against oxidative damage.

 

4. May Have Anti-Inflammatory Effects: Research suggests that monk fruit extract may reduce inflammation and improve insulin sensitivity.

 

5. Contains Nutrients: Monk fruit contains small amounts of vitamins and minerals, including potassium and vitamin C.

 

6. Natural Sweetener: Monk fruit is a natural sweetener and does not contain any artificial ingredients or added sugars.

 

I think the main reason this company (and others) use erythritol is because it’s cheap! Monk fruit is expensive and maybe harder to market.

Pure Monk fruit sweetener is pricer but what price do you put on your health? Pay a little more now with quality or pay the doctor later when you develop health issues from cheaper choices. 

 

References:

https://www.healthline.com/health/food-nutrition/monk-fruit-health-benefits 

 

Disclaimer: This article is strictly informational and not intended as health advice. Statements made have not been evaluated by the TGA and are not intended to treat, diagnose, cure or prevent. One should always consult with their trusted health professional before adding a new supplement to their diet.

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