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Sweet Stevia Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Sweet Stevia.

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

Breaking Your Sugar Addiction

That white, powdery substance just makes you feel good. You can't get it off your mind, and you keep coming back for more. The more you have it, the more you want it! But even when you try to stay away from it, it finds ways to sneak into your li...  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

Sweet, Seedless Cucumbers!
Updated 7/7/2014 4:32:50 PM

Holey moley! These are AMAZING! If you've not tried them, you may want to do so! Slice 'em up in salad or as a snack all by themselves. I cut mine up with some watermelon and red onion to top my spinach salad....  Read more

I've developed a sweet tooth!!
Updated 7/8/2014 3:15:02 PM

I never ate sweets before I started this weight loss journey. About a month ago I started craving sweets! I am at least using reduced calorie recipes from SPrecipes.com, but what created this sweet tooth??? It does interfere with what else I shoul...  Read more

Stevia and sparkpeople recommendations question
Updated 6/19/2014 1:52:37 PM

I just read the spark article on this and not recommending using more than 4 artificially sweetened things/day. What are some other options without adding the calories of sugar? I use Stevia in my tea which I usually drink 3-4 cups/day (herbal) mor...  Read more

Short and sweet or slow and steady?
Updated 6/15/2014 8:27:32 AM

Depending on how crazy my schedule is, I spend anywhere from 40 to 90 minutes a day on my treadmill walking with speed and incline intervals. It's very therapeutic for me, doesn't bother my damaged knees much, and I just really love doing it. Ho...  Read more

MY Calorie Range;-) Sweet!
Updated 4/26/2014 11:19:03 AM

I got a hold of my calorie range! I can do IT!!! I am doing 1200 calorie diet: I have a range of 1200-1350 calories per day. I don't want to go under 1200 calories a day, because it will hurt my metabolism. 300 calories for breakfast 100 cal...  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

Stevia Is The Best

Stevia has natural ingredients with no known side effects, no calories, no carbs, no fat, no affect on glucose levels & no sugar & no artificial sweeteners, It can be advantageous in the prevention &treatment of diabetes & obesity . Use just a little...  Read more

Sparkdown Street

For those out there who are into getting fit and rocking to the sweet sounds of the Grateful Dead!!...  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