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SweetenersUpdated a year ago

What is used to make 8Greens Effervescent Tablets taste sweet?
8Greens contains a small amount of the natural sweetener stevia. Our primary goal with 8Greens is to provide people with an easy and delicious way to increase their consumption of these most important greens. Sadly, the raw green components of 8Greens (Spinach, Kale, Blue Green Algae, Spirulina, Chlorella, Barley Grass, Wheat Grass and Aloe Vera) have a very strong taste on their own. This is why most “green juices” you buy in stores or at juice bars contain large amounts of sugar and/or other ingredients (like apple juice) to mask this strong taste of the green ingredients.

We at 8Greens decided that stevia is the best option to sweeten the taste without adding a significant amount of sugar. Stevia is a sugar substitute extracted from the leaves of the plant Stevia Rebaudiana, which has been used as a natural sweetener by the Guarani people of Brazil and Paraguay for at least 1,500 years.

Stevia is 150 times sweeter than pure sugar, allowing us to use a minimal amount to achieve the same great taste. With 8Greens, you’re getting essential greens in a great-tasting drink, without the additives and sugar of store-bought green juice.

Why aren’t your gummies sugar-free?
Our Gummies are not free of sugar; our team continues to investigate options to lower sugar within our products. At this time, we do not have a sugar free option that we feel is as high of quality as the current product. Sugar provides the best functionality and texture for our gummies. The gummies are another way to get 8Greens, but for those who wish to maintain a no/low-sugar diet, our tablets (Daily 8Greens,Energy, Detox, and SKIN tablets) may be a more suitable choice.

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