stevioside

stevioside

A glycoside present in sweet herb (Stevia rebaudiana), a plant native to South America; it is 300-fold sweeter than granulated sugar, which is of interest to diabetologists as it reduces blood sugar.
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Based on the product type, the steviol glycosides market can be segmented into Steviol, Steviolbioside, Stevioside, Rebaudioside A, Rebaudioside B, Rebaudioside C (dulcoside B), Rebaudioside D, Rebaudioside E, Rebaudioside F, Rubusoside, Dulcoside A.
The resulting liquid is filtered and purified to isolate the sweet compounds called glycosides, the most common of which are stevioside and rebaudioside A (also known as reb A).
Preventive effects of a soy-based diet supplemented with stevioside on the development of the metabolic syndrome and type 2 diabetes in Zucker diabetic fatty rats.
Besides being used as a sweetener, stevia (Stevia rebaudiana) is an anti-hypertensive agent that stimulates insulin secretion and a bioenhancing agent that increases the bioavailability of antitubercular, anti-leprotic, anti-cancer, antifungal, and antiviral drugs; it contains several compounds, of which stevioside forms the greatest percentage (60).
for angiotensin II, while the molecule stevioside effectively blocks calcium channels--relaxing artery walls.
Some terpenes of interest are limonene, carveol, geraniol, stevioside, [beta]-carotene, and lutein.
Singh, "Effect of substitution of stevioside and sucralose on rheological, spectral, color and microstructural characteristics of mango jam," Journal of Food Engineering, vol.