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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

Artificial sweeteners are horrible. The make your
Updated 2/2/2016 7:17:42 AM

Artificial sweeteners are horrible. The make your body produce more insulin which makes you gain more weight. Please stop using them. Gradually cut down on sugar and be healthy! Remember this is a healthy lifestyle not a diet....  Read more

Agave for Sweetener?
Updated 2/1/2016 10:39:12 AM

Does anyone use agave nectar as a low-glycemic sweetener?...  Read more

If you are talking about the artificial sweetener
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If you are talking about the artificial sweetener thread, I don't think anyone is being judgmental or condemning anyone. But, I do think there is a lot of misinformation out there about them......  Read more

There is also not that much research about stevia
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There is also not that much research about stevia concerning its safety, especially long term safety. On the other hand, there is plenty of research on splenda (and others of the synthetic sweeteners), indicating they are safe.......  Read more

A lot of people think Stevia is safer/better becau
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A lot of people think Stevia is safer/better because it comes from a plant, so it's "natural." The common misconception is that natural=safe. But, this is not true. There are plenty of natural products... continued......  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

3 New Supermarket Products!

Who's hungry? Me, too! It's a great time to share some of the NEW foods and drinks we've tried--and want you to try! Here are some quick reviews of these new products. NEW flavors from Gnu The folks at Gnu sent us their high-fiber bars to try a few...  Read more