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Stevia Sweetener Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Stevia Sweetener.

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

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

How to Choose the Best Protein Powder

Protein supplements are popular among casual exercisers, serious bodybuilders, dieters and even non-exercisers for many reasons. Most people know that protein is an essential nutrient for overall health that helps promote fullness and also plays...  Read more

finally stopped artificial coke.
Updated 11/2/2015 1:18:08 PM

finally stopped artificial coke...after decades...  Read more

To feel better at work, I made stevia apple walnut
Updated 10/15/2015 3:39:50 AM

To feel better at work, I made stevia apple walnut puffs to share with people at work, each is like 200 calories. Sharing feeling cheers me up, but I can feel I need to do more to heal my mental health. I need a big break away from so many negativity...  Read more

how does Spark people feel about STEVIA? I have be
Updated 10/9/2015 3:22:07 AM

how does Spark people feel about STEVIA? I have been using in my coffee with no stomach upset like with SPLENDA....  Read more

Honey or sugar? As a sweetener? Or other options
Updated 8/27/2015 5:25:46 PM

Honey or sugar? As a sweetener? Or other options please :)...  Read more

I use stevia when I make fruit punch or cookies n

I use stevia when I make fruit punch or cookies n sweets at home, but in tea or coffee I just couldn't find the right amount, or just can't stand the taste, may be these are all signs that "don't ruin your coffee with other tastes,you love it black!'...  Read more

Overcome Cravings with Tea/Coffee

I always experience a food craving after lunch. To keep myself busy and tasty,I make myself a cup of tea or coffee. When I have coffee I add a stevia sweetener and semi-skimmed milk. It saves me calories and I feel satisfied....  Read more

Strawberries Forever!

We love to buy the big bags of sliced, frozen strawberries from Sam's Club! We thaw them a bit in the microwave, toss them with stevia sweetener, thaw a bit more, and then enjoy as our bedtime snack! A glass of red wine sometimes, and lots of good nu...  Read more

Virgin Diet

Spark Team for those who have read "The Virgin Diet" by J.J. Virgin and have chosen to eliminate wheat/gluten, dairy, soy, eggs, corn, peanuts, and sugar/artificial sweeteners from their diets....  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