Jarrow Formulas, Lo Han Sweet, 2.8 oz (80 g) (Discontinued Item)
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- All Natural
- Great Tasting
- Lo Han Fruit Juice Concentrate
- Lo Han Guo & Xylitol
Lo Han Guo is the fruit of Momordica grosvenorii, a plant cultivated in the mountains of southern China. Mogrosides, which are water extracted from the Lo Han fruit, offer a pleasant taste, without affecting blood sugar.
Lo Han Guo Mogrosides are up to 250x sweeter than sugar. Xylitol is as sweet as sugar, having 40% less calories.
Xylitol is a sweet-tasting, naturally occurring polyol (which is a type of carbohydrate) that has a distinct cooling sensation in the mouth. Xylitol is metabolized differently from conventional sugar, and does not have the same effects as ordinary table sugar: moreover, it has fewer calories. Inulin-FOS (FructoOligoSaccharides) is a highly soluble fiber.
Lo Han Sweet advantages:
- Low Glycemic Index.
- Heat Stable: Very stable under high temperature, and can be added to hot as well as cold foods. Suitable for cooking and baking.
- Low Calorie: 2 calories per 2 g serving (about 1/2 teaspoon).
Use Lo Han Sweet to enhance taste. Mix with tea, coffee or other beverages, desserts and foods as desired.
Active Ingredients: Inulin-FOS (FructoOligoSaccharide), Xylitol and MogroPure (Momordica grosvenorii, Lo Han fruit juice concentrate).
Other Ingredients:Silicon dioxide.
No wheat, no gluten, no soybeans, no dairy, no egg, no fish/shellfish, no peanuts/tree nuts.
Suitable for vegetarian/vegans.
Keep out of the reach of children.
For human consumption only.
|Serving Size: 2 Scoop (2 g)|
|Servings Per Container: 40|
|Amount Per Serving||%Daily Value*|
|Total Fat||0 g||0%|
|Trans Fat||0 g|
|Total Carbohydrate||2 g||1%|
|Dietary Fiber||1 g||4%|
|Sugar Alcohol||1 g|
|Not a significant source of calories from fat, saturated fat, cholesterol, sugars, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, calcium and iron.|
|*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.|
I found this product to be exactly what I expected, meaning it was very satisfying. I had read about the health benefits of Lo Han in a medical journal and decided that I should replace my sugar intake with it. I have digestion problems with many sugars in that they don't break done very well in my system. This is not the case with Lo Han. Again, I am very satisfied.
THIS IS A GOOD TASTING, NATURAL ALTERNATIVE TO SUGAR....IT HAS A BETTER TASTE THAN STEVIA. A LITTLE GOES A LONG WAY.
Less is better than more
Posted by MissMac on Jul 24, 2015
strong sweetener - use less. Enhances flavor in foods and drinks if used with a light touch - too much and the flavor is too strong, still tastes WAY better than an overdose of stevia!
I dind't liked very much
Posted by Reviewer3186500 on Feb 22, 2014
Too sweet for me
Posted by 5740356004156854382 on Feb 17, 2014
I like the extract more but it is ok.
Posted by Reviewer1590074 on Apr 03, 2012
It tastes artificial and not nice at all. I've bought Trimedica SlimSweet several times, which I love, so I wanted to try another Lo Han product. I was very disappointed with Jarrow's.