Mostly people often have a question about which is better – Truvia or Stevia? This article provides some information on both of these product called natural sweeteners and also explains where these substances come from each other, their advantages for human health and some negative or positive-side effects. If you take a closer look at Stevia vs Truvia, there are some really big differences! Before we are going into the comparison between Truvia and Stevia, a brief introduction of Truvia and Stevia would help you understand to this discussion easily. Let us start with Stevia in the Raw vs Truvia:
Stevia in the Raw
Stevia is a seetener extracted and sugar substitute extract that coming from leaves named Stevia Rebaudiana (part of the Asteraceae Family related to ragweed and daisy) and founded only in Paraguay and Brazil. The major compounds of Stevia in the Raw are Steviol Glycosides with almost negligible effect on blood glucose that successfully make people who are on carbohydrate-controlled diets. Because of its amazing materials, Stevia in the Raw has a lot of benefits, Controlling blood sugar and insulin levels based on some observations the plasma glucose are elevated, Lowering of blood pressure proven with the decrease of systolic and diastolic in patients with moderate hypertension, Dilation of blood vessels, and vital minerals. While some cons show that Stevia in the Raw can become a Carcinogen (a mutagenic compound which can lead to cancer) and not recommended for pregnant women because, it can cause side negative effects on pregnance and breastfeeding activity
Truvia is an all-natural sweetener made from stevia plant (stevia-based sugar substitute) directed by The Coca-Cola Company and Cargill. It claims a non-caloric sweetener made from rebiana. Truvia’s another ingredients are erythritol made through a natural fermentation process and natural flavors. It is 400 times sweeter than sugar. In the benefits, Trivia can reduce the amount of sugar in your diet without having to give up on sweets and artificial sweeteners, it also can be used to stick your diet and control your blood sugar. Unfortunately, Truvia contains sugar alcohol that can lead to nausea and stomach rumbling. The studies about Trivia is not enough to say that this product is safe enough for health.
|Stevia in the Raw||Truvia|
|- Stevia is a seetener extracted and sugar substitute extract that coming from leaves named Stevia Rebaudiana||- Truvia is an all-natural sweetener made from stevia plant (stevia-based sugar substitute)|
|- Steviol Glycosides with almost negligible effect on blood glucose that successfully make people who are on carbohydrate-controlled diets||- Truvia's another ingredients are erythritol made through a natural fermentation process and natural flavors|
|- Not recommended for pregnant women because, it can cause side negative effects on pregnance and breastfeeding activity||- The studies about Trivia is not enough to say that this product is safe enough for health|
Discussing about all the comparisons between Stevia in the Raw and Truvia and deciding which one is better will have the right answer that it all depends on the consumer’s preference. But, if we want to say the truth , Truvia has got more side effets as compared to Stevia although the health benefits from them are almost similar to each other.