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What is the Difference Between Stevia and Reb A?

Stevia is a bush native to Central and South America. Rebaudioside A — also called Reb A or rebiana — is an extract from the stevia plant. It is used as a low-calorie tabletop sweetener and as an  ingredient in foods and beverages. Studies have demonstrated (and FDA agrees) that Reb A-based sweeteners are considered safe for consumption. Stevia products are best used as replacements for calorie-containing sweeteners.