Monk Fruit: Here's The Scoop

Welcome to "Here's The Scoop," where we dive into the characteristics of monk fruit as a sweetener. We uncover the hidden treasures of this extraordinary super fruit and its potential to sweeten your life naturally.

A Sweetness Like No Other:

Indulge in the sweetness of monk fruit, free from guilt! As a suitable sugar substitute, it unlocks a world of flavor without adding a single calorie. Embrace the freedom to treat yourself to delectable delights without compromising your health.

A Diabetic's Dream Come True:

For those mindful of their blood sugar levels, monk fruit emerges as a dream come true. The natural compounds known as mogrosides gives monk fruit its extreme sweetness. It is around 250 times sweeter than table sugar (1). Many companies use a tiny amount and blend it with erythritol or allulose to increase profit margin. Monk Fruit does not impact blood sugar, making it a safe and delightful option for diabetics (2). 

Embracing Nature's Bounty:

Monk Fruit extract comes straight from the heart of nature, avoiding any artificial additives or chemicals. Celebrate the pure goodness and authenticity of this fruit-derived sweetener. 

Mogrosides: The Superpower Within

Beyond its sweetness, monk fruit holds a secret superpower ‚Äď mogrosides. These compounds boast antioxidant properties, offering potential health benefits alongside their delightful taste. Mogrosides have antioxidant characteristics that¬†can help protect cells from free radical damage (3).¬†

Empowering Your Health Journey:

If you're looking for a healthier lifestyle, monk fruit is your ally. With its zero calories, it empowers you to enjoy sweetness without compromising your waistline. Embrace a balanced approach to life with the natural sweetness of monk fruit. There is research that shows monk fruit mogrosides can act as a prebiotic which p beneficial bacteria in the gut (4).

Culinary Attributes

Unleash your culinary creativity with monk fruit! From baking to cooking and sweetening beverages, this versatile sweetener harmonizes with your recipes, adding a delicate sweetness to all your creations. For an ideal sugar replacement, we recommend a blend of monk fruit with erythritol or allulose.

Monk Fruit Safety & Side Effects:

Monk Fruit has received GRAS (Generally Regarded As Safe) status from the FDA which means its safe for consumption in normal amounts (1). 


Before embarking on any significant dietary changes, especially if you have underlying health conditions or concerns, consult with a qualified healthcare professional. Experience the joy of Monk Fruit's sweetness as it accompanies you on a journey of delightful flavors and well-being.



      1. EFSA Panel¬†on Food Additives and Flavourings (FAF), Younes, M., Aquilina, G., Engel, K. H., Fowler, P., Frutos Fernandez, M. J., F√ľrst, P., G√ľrtler, R., Gundert-Remy, U., Hus√ły, T., Mennes, W., Moldeus, P., Oskarsson, A., Shah, R., Waalkens-Berendsen, I., W√∂lfle, D., Degen, G., Herman, L., Gott, D., Leblanc, J. C., ‚Ķ Castle, L. (2019). Safety of use of Monk fruit extract as a food additive in different food categories.¬†EFSA journal. European Food¬†Safety Authority,¬†17(12), e05921.¬†
      2. WebMD. (2023, July 10). What to Know About Monk Fruit Sugar. Reviewed by Christine Mikstas, RD, LD. Retrieved [insert access date], from
      3. Di, R., Huang, M.-T., & Ho, C.-T. (2011). Anti-inflammatory Activities of Mogrosides from Momordica grosvenori in Murine Macrophages and a Murine Ear Edema Model. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 59(13), 7474-7481. DOI: 10.1021/jf201207m
      4. Ana Mu√Īoz-Labrador, Rosa Lebr√≥n-Aguilar, Jes√ļs E. Quintanilla-L√≥pez, Pl√°cido Galindo-Iranzo, Silvana M. Azcarate, Sofia Kolida, Vasiliki Kachrimanidou, Virginia Garcia-Ca√Īas, Lisa Methven, Robert A. Rastall, F. Javier Moreno, and Oswaldo Hernandez-Hernandez.¬†Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry¬†2022¬†70¬†(29), 9048-9056.¬†DOI: 10.1021/acs.jafc.2c01363