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31 people found the following review helpful
Posted by Slavik on Sep 03, 2012
As NuNaturals web site said "One serving is ½ tsp. powder (1 individual packet). It contains 80 mg of NuStevia extract and 920 mg of Maltodextrin." Maltodextrin has a higher GI than a sugar, so there are like more than 90% sugar in this stuff! I think NuNaturals use it because it's cheaper than erythrol in "NuStevia, No Carbs Blend, 50 Packets", but not because it's better for your health. /////////////// Тут 92% процента мальтодекстрина и 8% стевии
They call it Stevia, but 99 percent of this product is a substance other than STEVIA.
16 people found the following review helpful
Posted by Reviewer3241264 on Jun 12, 2013
It is deceptive for NuNaturals and iherb to call this "STEVIA," because it it is not stevia. It's MALTODEXTRIN with just a hint of stevia. Real stevia has a glycemic index of ZERO, Maltodextrin has a glycemic index of 105, at the top of the index. When I buy tuna, milk or a bag of sugar, for example, I don't expect to find that 99 percent of what I bought is actually some other substance. If I wanted to buy maltodextrin, I'd buy it for $2 a pound, not for $16 for less than a pound.
15 people found the following review helpful
Posted by Reviewer1965012 on Jun 11, 2012
Maltodextrin negates any benefits you would derive from plain stevia.
3 people found the following review helpful
Posted by Reviewer2008910 on Dec 21, 2010
I wanted a sweetener to replace ordinary sugar on dry cereal. I think the taste is too bitter for that.
2 people found the following review helpful
Posted by Reviewer1763130 on Jan 21, 2009
Do not like this at all. Thought I would give it a try because it is less expensive than Trimedica Slimsweet -- but, I am going back to Slimsweet.