Golden Lo Han Guo is a 100% natural, zero calorie, sugar alternative.. Buddha Fruit’s Golden Lo Han Guo is the only product which only contains Pure Monk Fruit / Luo Han Guo extract. Many other brands tend to fill their Monk Fruit with Erythritol, which can cause gastrointestinal distress, bloating etc. We have chosen to supply you with an all natural, non-GMO, pure Monk Fruit so you can get all the benefits from this magnificent fruit extract. As this is a pure product you only need a tiny amount as it is super sweet, we’ve included a tiny scoop in each packet. Golden Lo Han Guo is about 150-200 times sweeter than sugar. It is advised that 2 scoops (incl. in packet) is equal to 1 tsp of sugar, which equates to about 322 servings per packet. Check out our recipes page for suggestions of use.
Where is Golden Lo Han Guo grown?
Luo Han Guo (also known as Monk Fruit) is cultivated within the mountains of Guangxi, Southern China, in which it is then processed into a fine powder to use as a natural sugar alternative. Luo Han Guo extract has been used for centuries by Buddhist Monks and is know as the ‘longevity fruit’, to learn more about this amazing sugar alternative and it’s health benefits click here
What makes Luo Han Guo / Monk Fruit extract different to other Natural Sweeteners?
Luo Han Guo does not raise blood glucose levels so is perfect for people who are diabetic or pre-diabetic. The extract contains 0 carbohydrates so if you are looking to lower your carb intake or are following a keto style diet then this natural sweetener is a perfect option. Another great benefit to Luo Han Guo is that there has not yet been shown any associated adverse effects, whereas many other sugar alternatives have been shown to produce gastrointestinal distress, bloating and many other uncomfortable symptoms.
Whats the difference between Lo Han Guo (the blue packet) and Golden Lo Han Guo (the orange packet)?
Lo han guo is slightly sweeter as it contains a higher percentage of compounds called MogrosideV. MogrosideV determines the sweetness of Luo Han Guo, a bit like glucose molecules in sugar. The Lo Han Guo is ground more than Luo Han Guo which makes it more potent in sweetness and it appears as white in colour. Golden Lo Han Guo contains a lower percentage of MogrosideV, hence it is less sweet compared to Lo Han Guo. It also has a slight fruity taste and is golden in colour. Personally I use Golden Lo Han Guo for when making baked goods such as muffins, cakes, add to coffee etc. and Lo Han Guo when making homemade ice cream, add to smoothies, tea etc.
Golden Lo Han Guo
Lo Han Guo
|1 tsp||2 scoops||1 scoop|
|1 cup / 225g||2 tsp||1 ½ tsp|
|¾ Cup / 170g||1 ½ tsp||1 tsp|
|½ Cup / 110g||1 tsp||¾ tsp|
*Scoop refers to the tiny scoop inserted into each packet which is 1/36 of a tsp
**Please note: this is only an estimate, we are all individual and some of us may prefer to use more or less on the Luo Han Guo extracts depending on personal preference.
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