Most frequent questions and answers
There are no reasons we are aware of to restrict your enjoyment of CH’I while pregnant.
The herbs in the extracts we make are not in the drink at therapeutic doses.
If however you have any questions or concerns you should please always consult with your Health Practitioner.
CH’I Herbal Sugar Free may be very useful if managing Diabetes as it is completely free from sugars and has only traces of carbohydrates.
The Vitamin C, which we include to help protect the colour and flavours from oxidation, is metabolized by our bodies and yields a minuscule 10kJ (2 kCal) of energy for every 200ml portion drunk.
Please always consult your Health Professional about changes in your diet to manage your Diabetes.
While the name Ch’i originates in China, Ch’i the drinks have been developed in New Zealand.
The herbal ingredients are handmade at the CH’I Drinks Workshop near the city of Auckland.
Stevia is a natural herb based sweetener with no sugars, carbohydrates or calories. It’s one of the few non calorific sugar alternatives that is not synthetic. Our taste buds perceive it to be over 200 times sweeter than sugar.
It has been rigorously assessed by the FDA in the USA, and the Australia and New Zealand Food Safety Authority, and was approved as a safe food ingredient by these Authorities in 2008.
Like virtually everything in our food supply, including water, it is probably capable of causing harm if consumed in extreme excess, but the most recent information suggested you would need to regularly consume several hundred bottles of CH’I Herbal Sugar Free a day to be approaching an unsafe level!
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