Truvia® Side Effects: About Stevia Leaf Extract & Truvia® Natural Sweetener

Truvia® Natural Sweetener

Nutrition and Health Mission

To support informed consumers by sharing nutrition, health, and safety information about stevia leaf extract in a transparent way. This includes information about research findings and science based health information about Truvia® natural sweetener.

Dear visitor,

Thank you for your interest in Truvia® natural sweetener from the leaves of the stevia plant. Recently, disconcerting reports of possible side effects, adverse effects, and dangers of stevia and Truvia® natural sweetener have appeared on the internet. Unfounded claims can raise questions about the safety or side effects of Truvia® natural sweetener, stevia leaf extract, or erythritol, the bulking agent in Truvia® natural sweetener.

This website and the information contained here is our way of responding to questions and addressing some of these claims. It provides a platform for sharing up-to-date information about the extensive safety studies and independent reviews that form the basis for widespread acceptance and safety of purified stevia leaf extracts.

We hope you find this information useful and that we are able to provide you with answers. If we haven't answered your questions, please send us an email or give us a call. We want to hear from you.

Cargill Health and Nutrition

About Truvia® Natural Sweetener

Truvia® (pronounced Tru-VEE-a) is the brand name for a great-tasting, natural, zero calorie sweetener made with Truvia® stevia leaf extract, the best-tasting part of the stevia leaf— which is 200 times sweeter than sugar. Truvia® natural sweetener provides consumers with a natural sweetener choice to reduce the number of calories in their diets and provides an option in their overall wellness plan.