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Stevia Extract Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Stevia Extract.

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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

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

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

Supplement Questions Answered

Q: Will carnitine help me lose weight? A: In theory, carnitine, a derivative of the amino acid lysine, could be a good weight loss supplement because it helps move components of fat into the area in cells where they are burned. There is, howev...  Read more

The Truth About Green Tea

Whether you drink it as a hot beverage to ward off Old Man Winter or iced to cool off on a hot summer day, tea is an invigorating drink that people around the world consume in copious amounts. In America alone, each person drinks approximately 155 cu...  Read more

I've been using Stevia as a sweetener for my coffe
Updated 7/25/2016 3:21:03 PM

I've been using Stevia as a sweetener for my coffee, but tried sweet n low today (def. much sweeter than stevia). What's the big problem with artificial sweeteners? Any personal negative outcomes/experiences? Love it or leave it? #lowcarb #lowsugar...  Read more

I have been gaming a green coffee bean extract sup
Updated 7/20/2016 12:12:14 PM

I have been gaming a green coffee bean extract supplement for a few days... And I have dropped 1 pound!! No side effects. Has anyone tried this? It helped with appetite suppression....  Read more

Do artificial sweeteners like stevia cause belly b
Updated 7/1/2016 2:44:43 PM

Do artificial sweeteners like stevia cause belly bloat???...  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 7/18/2016 8:22:07 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

MM Pomegranate Tea

I tried the Minute Maid Pomegranate Tea today. It was awsome!! It's only 40 cals per 8oz serving, 0 fat, 20mg Sodium & 9g Total Carbs (9g Sugar). It's a blend of Apple, Pomegranate & Blackberry juice concentrate with Instant Tea Powder and is sweet...  Read more

Aspartame stinks!

If you're afraid to try sugar-free things because you've done it before and didn't like the taste, try things with sucralose (Splenda) or stevia extract instead of aspartame. Aspartame has a very bad aftertaste. Also, sugar free foods taste better...  Read more

NUTRI-BULLET - Juice, Smoothies, Soups and More!

We don't just juice, we EXTRACT, and with Extraction of fruits/vegetables, there is NO waste as in Juicing. Smoothies, Juice, Soups, and More!...  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

Weekly Links: Homemade Nut Butters, How to Cook Oats and Eating on Food Stamp Budget

We spent plenty of time this week surfing the web for the most interesting, entertaining and educational stories. From oatmeal to stevia, avocados to packaged foods, this week's links are heavy on the food. Find out which links caught our attention t...  Read more