As local residents of California, we’ve all heard about the growing trends of zero calorie, sugar free, or light alternatives to our favorite fattening treats. But how many of us really know what it is that we are putting into our body? Zevia‘s new Infographic takes a look at the two most common alternative sweeteners found in the United States: Stevia and Aspartame, and shows how the two differ. One being a natural extraction from chrysanthemums and the other being a chemical compound created by accident, the two sugar substitutes have much less in common than you’d think.
So what would you rather put in your body? Be sure to check out Zevia’s Infographic in its entirety before you answer!