In the developing world the tendency not to use regular sugar. More and more people are trying to switch to sugar substitutes, which until then was only used by diabetics and people suffering from obesity. Today, one of the best sugar substitutes voted stevioside extract from the stevia plant , herb, which for many centuries as a natural sweetener.
Stevioside has been successfully used to give sweets products produced such giants as "Pepsi-Cola", "Coca-Cola", "Kraft". And this is quite natural, as this extract is cheaper than regular sugar several times, and at the same time, he's sweeter from 40 to 500 times, depending on the location, where they grew stevia.
In March 2012, the European Union approved stevioside, then on the European market began to receive the products of the company "Nestle", "Coca-Cola" and other, in which the sugar has been replaced by the extract from the "honey" of grass. Today, these manufacturers have joined the company for the production of chocolate, confectionery, dairy products, and herbal teas.
According to experts, in the extract steveie contains vitamins a, C, E, P, as well as some trace elements, which regulate the level of cholesterol and sugar in the blood, normalize metabolism and eliminate toxins from the body.