Nature's Sweet Proteins
Nature offers many naturally sweet fruits, roots, saps and stems. For instance, Stevia is extracted from sweet leaves of the stevia plant and Agave nectar is pressed from the roots of this succulent desert plant.
On the horizon you may be seeing more sweeteners that are actually proteins extracted from plant sources. Because they are proteins and not sugars, they have virtually no calories and do not elevate blood sugar.
In this article we’ll look at 7 sweet proteins from plants in Malaysia, Africa and China.