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Stevia Artificial Sweetener Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Stevia Artificial Sweetener.

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The Science Behind Stevia

The sweetener stevia has plenty of dedicated followers. Who can blame them? For years, food and supplement manufacturers have advertised stevia as all natural, calorie free and safe for people with diabetes. To many people, stevia seems like a win-wi...  Read more

All About Artificial Sweeteners

Do you feel like you are surrounded by sweets? Cookies, ice-cream, candy, soda and other sugary treats are everywhere, along with the extra calories and simple carbohydrates they contain. For people with diabetes and those trying to cut calories and...  Read more

Sweet Swaps: Baking with Sugar Substitutes

If you’re seeking to reduce your caloric intake, then sugar substitutes are worth a look. Sweeteners like sucralose and stevia are 200 to 600 times sweeter than granulated cane sugar, and they contain 0 to 5 calories per 1 g serving. When used...  Read more

Eating with Diabetes: Desserts and Sweets

I’d be willing to bet that most everyone has been told—and therefore believes—that people with diabetes cannot have any sugar and are resigned to living without dessert for the rest of their lives. Well, as a Certified Diabetes Educ...  Read more

Smarter Ways to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

If you’re watching your calorie intake, the most problematic part of your anatomy may be your sweet tooth. Our bodies are hard-wired for an attraction to sweet foods since sweetness signals that we’re taking in the calories (energy) neede...  Read more

I have heard that stevia is bad for you. Does anyo
Updated 6/21/2016 9:40:20 PM

I have heard that stevia is bad for you. Does anyone know if this is true? I don't even use 1/4 tsp a day. But I am wondering if would be okay to use in place of sugar in recipes...  Read more

Stevia vs Splenda
Updated 6/25/2016 6:34:02 PM

I swore off artificial sweeteners. Now I found a Stevia plant at my local store. Does that mean Stevia in the store in a bag is ok to use for sweetening my cakes , tea, etc.?...  Read more

Today marks my month anniversary of NO artificial
Updated 6/20/2016 8:11:33 PM

Today marks my month anniversary of NO artificial sweeteners! I walked a Leslie workout this morning and clean kitchen cabinets for an hour! I found some food expired in 2009! I figure after two long workouts I've earned the right to be lazy bones!!...  Read more

Using Stevia (Truvia, etc.) in treats
Updated 6/20/2016 4:31:46 PM

I have not had a lot of luck substituting Stevia for sugar in my recipes. If anyone out there has some good items to bake or iced treats (Ice cream, ice milk, frozen yogurt or sorbet) please share them. I know with ice treats made in my newish ice...  Read more

Dr. Pepper...but not that artificial stuff. I onl
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Dr. Pepper...but not that artificial stuff. I only DP with real sugar, which is formerly known as Dublin Dr. Pepper. :-) (I'm a Texan...I can't help it, I love it!!!)...  Read more

Want sugar but no chemicals???- try this instead!

My dietitian is REALLY against artificial sweeteners like Splenda and such but she isn't against Stevia!...  Read more

Artificial Sweeteners

Dr Mark Hyman Says "Stop confusing your body. If you have a desire for something sweet, have a little sugar, but stay away from “fake” foods. Researchers found that the total food eaten over 14 days dramatically increased in the artificial sweetener...  Read more

Half Raw

This team is for anyone who is trying to eat more raw food and less cooked, processed, artificial foods. The goal is to eat at least 1/2 of our daily intake as raw, more is better!...  Read more

In the News: FDA Rules on Stevia, Diet Coke Plus

In the last few days before the administration changes hands, the FDA has been hard at work making changes. Here are two of the most interesting rulings: FDA Says Diet Coke Plus Mislabeled In 2007, Coke started selling Diet Coke Plus, also called Co...  Read more

Splenda Possibly Linked to Cancer, New Study Finds

Since its 1999 debut, Splenda has become the country's most popular artificial sweetener, not only for sweetening coffee and tea, but also for cooking and baking. Until now, the sucralose-based Splenda has been considered a safe sugar substitute,...  Read more