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Stevia Leaves Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Stevia Leaves.

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

9 Ways to Avoid Heartburn while Traveling

Whether you're vacationing or going on a business trip, traveling can be a prime trigger for aggravating your GERD/heartburn symptoms. What with the disruption of your regular routine, bigger meals, unfamiliar foods and sporadic eating schedule,...  Read more

8 Easy Ways to Cut Your Electric Bill Each Month

They stare at you after you turn out the lights, like hungry eyes ready to prey on your pocketbook.This one’s red, that one’s blue. The occasional green beacon lets you know the VCR or DVD players are ready to go… even at 3:30 a.m....  Read more

diabetes/stevia
Updated 4/19/2014 6:19:22 PM

Does stevia cause blood sugar spikes? I do not like the idea of artificial sweetener....  Read more

Sync Point--leave it in or remove it?
Updated 3/3/2014 1:08:58 PM

Is it better to leave the Sync Point in my laptop most of the time, or take it out between Tracker syncs?...  Read more

What foods are not gonna leave me feeling hungrier
Updated 3/5/2014 8:29:08 AM

So at the moment I am eating much better but I still just find myself a bit hungry - I'm trying not to act on it but we all know it's hard when your belly rumbles. What are the best things to eat that leave you satisfied for a long time? I don't...  Read more

If You Have Ever Baked with Stevia ...
Updated 4/12/2014 9:05:20 PM

Hi - I'ven thinking of trying stevia instead of sugar for baked goods but I can't figure out the measurements. How much stevia would you use when substiting sugar in a recipe? Also, how's the taste? Thanks for your help!!! Jane...  Read more

Turning over a new leaf!
Updated 1/27/2014 4:14:48 PM

Hello! I started SparkPeople a couple years ago but I'm in a much better place now and more prepared to shed this extra weight. My secret...HIKING!! Now that I graduated from college last year, moved to RVA, ditched the boyfriend, and have a jo...  Read more

STEVIA CHEAPER THAN TRUVIA

I SAW THE BLOG YESTURDAY ABOUT THE TRUVIA AND THAT ONE IS GOOD BUT THERE ARE OTHER PRODUCTS OF PURE STEVIA THAT ARE MUCH MORE REASONABLE. I BUY STEVIA CALLED "STEVITA" (SPOONABLE STEVIA, AND "ONLY SWEET" STEVIA. I'D BEEN BUYING STEVIA FOR YEARS, WAS...  Read more

Why no Sugar?

Why no Sugar? Because it increases our insulin levels, is like poison to our bodies, and causes premature aging. I use Stevia instead of sugar, as it's the most natural item on the market. It's also known to regulate insulin levels for diabetics, and...  Read more

Getting Healthy in Our 20's

This group is for people in their twenties who are trying to turn over a new leaf and get healthy. We are doing this to feel better and to be better role models for our friends and families....  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