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MMM! It's so yummy! I could just eat it by the spoonfull!

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I'll have to try some stevia again. This was a good discussion and I learned some things.

Laura, I found the chocolate coconut butter. Just haven't opened the jar yet.

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I usually just pour one oz or so in a little glass along with the liquid extracts and vit D that I take and swallow it in a gulp. I'm not sure I'd want to mess with the taste of my smoothie.

Hospitals are terrific for traumatic care; for acute care. They do a really, really good job in saving lives when it’s a sudden bleeding emergency. But in terms of chronic care, they’re terrible; (that is) in terms of the illnesses that most people have, endure, that cost the most money, that last the longest and ultimately die from. -Dr. Andrew Saul


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I've heard it doesn't taste great; p[robably why I haven't opened my bottle yet. lol
I may try some in a smoothie after this 3 day Start-Up phase is over (Doc M's No Grain Diet)

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I drink aloe vera juice every day. Tastes kinda weird but I only take 2-3 ounces. It's awesome for digestion.

Hospitals are terrific for traumatic care; for acute care. They do a really, really good job in saving lives when it’s a sudden bleeding emergency. But in terms of chronic care, they’re terrible; (that is) in terms of the illnesses that most people have, endure, that cost the most money, that last the longest and ultimately die from. -Dr. Andrew Saul


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Tia, absolutely no "nerves" we have been discussing these kinds of things for a long time and understand that many people have no idea about them. I am just so glad when people ask because then there's another opportunity to share the knowledge.

So glad you asked!
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Hospitals are terrific for traumatic care; for acute care. They do a really, really good job in saving lives when it’s a sudden bleeding emergency. But in terms of chronic care, they’re terrible; (that is) in terms of the illnesses that most people have, endure, that cost the most money, that last the longest and ultimately die from. -Dr. Andrew Saul


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I haven't grown a stevia plant, but I do not think they are hard to grow. They grow in the wild. I've heard of people growing them on their kitchen window silld.
I have some Aloe Vera juice. I haven't opened the bottle yet. What do you do with it? Put it in smoothies?
I really LOVE coconut water. There seems to be a shortage of it here right now though... :(

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Don't know, but hopefull will find out soon. If my friend can't get it for me I will order it off line. That sounds like a good price though. You just crush the leaves yourself and bingo you have your own natural sweetner!!!

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is it hard to grow?
I found a plant on ebay for $3.99 with $5.99 shipping.


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Hey, I'm working on your numbers right now, didn't get home until late from training and then I had to cook meals for some of my clients, they are soooo lazy and if I don't cook their food they eat bad. Sorry to vent. I will have your numbers by tomorrow morning. I have to go back to the gym and train as my coach is leave for LA for a photo shoot. I think he's getting the cover of Maxim for January. Keep your fingers crossed. His name is Kendall Wood, look him up, he is amazing!!!!!! His picture should pop right up if you google him. Oh, if you want any meal plans I have several worked up already, as my meal plan changes every month depending on if I'm building or cutting.

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I'm currently trying to buy some stevia plants to grow my own stevia. A friend of mine is going to the rainforest for a vacation and hopefully she will bring me back a plant or two. This is the only thing I use along with Aloe Vera juice. You need to check out the juice, I take 2 ounces at least twice a day!!!!!!!! Of course I'm not trying to tell you what to do, this is what I do. Just a suggestion as I believe Aloe is really good for the body and helps promote healing, it also helps me recover better after lifting along with Bcca's and glutamine. But I train a lot especially when getting ready for a show.

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No nerves. I'm sure I can speak for ANI also... we are glad you asked and that we could help. emoticon

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10/18/10 3:00 P

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emoticon I touched a nerve emoticon Sorry. I am proud of you for your stand!
I am always reading posts on this team but I steered clear of posts on this subject because I ate Equal. I know it is HORRIBLE! BUT I have made a choice not to buy it anymore! I just didn't know what to put in it's place.
SO I am so thankful to you and Fit Hawg for both your knowledge on the subject.
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Truvia is made by Coke and Purevia is made by Pepsi. these are two companies that also produce many unhealthy things and are HUGE mega corps that influence a lot of bad decisions by the FDA because, after all, money speaks!

Stevia was declared unsafe by the FDA for many years and then was begrudgingly okayed as a "supplement" for a while so you could only find it in the supplement department. As soon as Coke and Pepsi saw that stevia was a big money maker they influenced the FDA to make it GRAS (generally recognized as safe).

So, a few members on this team won't support companies who have tacked on a "healthy" product to their product line and instead we like to support companies who have been dealing with these healthy alternatives as part of their original intent and don't also make billions selling junk. It's an integrity issue as well as an environmental issue.

Hope that explains "political".

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THX!
would you consider them clean?


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I like Sweet Leaf, I haven't tried Purevia and Truvia I haven't tried. It sort of a "political" thing

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Why is Truvia bad?
What do you think about PureVia and SweetLeaf?

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thanks for the info.
I know it wasn't meant for me but I have been searching for something better than Equal. I KNOW!
I live and eat clean however Equal is my one big down fall. I grew up eating it and now I can't seem to find anything else I like.
But honestly it shouldn't be about what i like. Just like everything else I am sure i will get to the "new" thing and possibility like it more.
Just wanted to say that this all came at a good time for me.
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I use to hate the taste of stevia extrct owder; had some in my pantry for several years before I got it back out and started using it. Now I use it all the time and am quite used to it. By "all the time" I mean a pinch in my morning eggnog and infrequently in my tea when I'm in a sweet mood. I also will sprinkle a pinch or so on a fruit and yogurt bowl or fresh grapefruit occasionally. I actually like the taste now. Other people had told me before that you do get used to it but I just didn't believe it until I started using it more regularly.

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Stevia is really difficult to use in baking. Takes a lot of practice. If u use too little it doesn't sweeten, if u use too much it leaves a powerful aftertaste. There are better brands than others. I like Steviva blend. Blend of stevia and erythritol.
I also like pure stevia extract but it works better in baking when used in conjunction with something else that's sweet, like dates or raisins. Also, if you refrigerate a cookie dough or muffin batter that has stevia for at least a couple of hours, it seems to sweeten better and the aftertaste mellows.


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I haven't used stevia in years, but when I did use it, I thought it tasted awful. Has anything been improved?

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TLoves, here's a couple of web links that will tell you something about Lakanto.
It works pretty good if you need to make some baked sweet thing but need to remove the sugar. It's not something I use very much of 'cuz I don't do sweet baked things. (I don't have young kids!!) And I don't think it works any better than Steviva Blend or any other erythritol/stevia product. they are all workable but nothing like using real sugar.

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You are most likely right on that. Some of us have to work harder at it too. Right now I'm avoiding bready carbs. Although I did have a slice of sprouted grain toast earlier...
Salad with turkey and cheese for dinner!

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I checked out all the cookbook links you sent and all the recipes look great. Thanks so much, needed something new to make. I make all the meal plans for the girls I train which includes what to eat and the recipes depending on the amount of calores they are to eat. But I believe you have to earn your slow burning carbs throught cardio. Ha

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I don't use truvia either. I am lucky to have such a great grocery store. I get 100% pure stevia extract there. They have a HUGE selection of organic and natural products that are also sold at the health food store for more money.
Although, I still have to go to the health food store for some of the things on my grocery list.

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Yes, Stevia is all I use, it's great and a little goes a long way. I use the powder form that I get at the health food store. Don't fall for the stuff sold in grocery stores it's not the same thing as they have fillers in them. Truvia no no

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Cool! For sure... let us know.

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I sent the Stevia in the Raw folks an email asking them if their corn is non-GMO. If they write me back I'll let y'all know the answer.

ANI - you had a recipe on a blog post that called for a sweetener I'd never heard of before - locanto or something like that - how do you like it?

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Hmmm... if the filler is made from corn, I have to wonder if it is GMO corn. My gut instinct says YES!

Anyone tried Steviva? Except ANI, cause she's the one who turned me onto it to begin with
www.steviva.com/cat--Stevia-Blends--
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I use it all the time. Lasts a long time. 1/2 cup is equal to 1 cup of sugar.

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This sounds awfully like something that I was using for a while and then decided to throw it out because of some things I read about Maltodextrin. The name "Stevia in the Raw" seems misleading. It doesn't look like it's actually raw stevia which, if you grow yourself, you can get.

These added ingredients all come from corn and since I don't see the term "organic" on the label I will assume that these corn products are GMO.

When I was using this other product (more-Fiber it was called) I found it made me sluggish and a little gassy. Of course the purpose of these kinds of products is to make an otherwise sugary baked recipe safe for diabetics and lower calorie for those who are dieting for weight loss. So, my take on this is we are determined to eat cakes, cookies and other sweet baked goods when, in fact, there are usually other ingredients on board which are doing just as much damage as the sugar that would normally be in them.

I say, get away from those kinds of foods and when you do treat yourself go for the real thing (unless, of course you are diabetic!) But it's just too, too easy to think you can chow down on sweet, puffy, muffiny, cakey stuff and not feel any shame when you've been sold one of these new-fangled sweetening products. I've been there and paid the price.

Here's the product that I used and it's been around for probably 6 or 8 years; maybe more.
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From their website -


What is Stevia Extract In The Raw®?

Stevia Extract In The Raw is a naturally delicious, zero–calorie, granulated sweetener derived directly from the leafy green foliage of the Stevia plant (stevia rebaudiana Bertoni). The sweetest part of the plant — an extract called Rebiana (a.k.a. Rebaudioside–A or Reb–A) — is then isolated to create a sweetener extract that is 300 to 400 times sweeter than cane sugar. Because the stevia extract is so sweet, it requires blending with a bulking agent so that it can most conveniently be measured, poured and used as a substitute for sugar or other caloric sweeteners.

In our Packet Product, the stevia extract is blended with dextrose, a natural carbohydrate derived from corn, to produce the 100% natural, zero calorie sweetener we call Stevia Extract In The Raw.

In our Cup For Cup “Baker’s Bag” Product, stevia extract is blended with maltodextrin, a natural carbohydrate derived from corn to produce a 100% natural, zero calorie sweetener that matches the sweetness of sugar “cup for cup”.

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Where is Stevia Extract In The Raw from?

Stevia Extract In The Raw gets its delicious, natural sweetness from Rebiana — an extract from the Stevia plant. The Stevia bush is native to South America and has been used indigenously as a sweetener for over 400 years. Stevia is now grown and harvested in many countries around the world, predominantly in China and Brazil. It has also been vastly popular in Japan for more than three decades, now representing 41% of that country’s sugar substitute market. Stevia is also found as an ingredient in many products, such as ice cream, bread and soft drinks, throughout Asia and South America.

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Why is the product called "In The Raw"?

Stevia Extract In The Raw is a 100% natural product made from Reb–A extract. Its purity and wholesomeness make it the perfect zero calorie complement to Sugar In The Raw® and the newest member of our 100% natural “In The Raw” line of products.

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How pure is the Reb–A (Rebiana) in Stevia Extract In The Raw?

Stevia Extract In The Raw is made from Reb–A (Rebiana) Stevia Leaf extract that is 97% to 99% pure.

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What makes Stevia Extract In The Raw different from other Stevia products?

Unlike some of our competitors, Stevia Extract In The Raw derives all its sweetness from the stevia extract whereas some of the other stevia based sweeteners contain other sweetness contributing ingredients such as erythritol (Truvia™) and isomaltulose and erythritol (PureVia™) which also mask the natural sweetness of Reb–A Stevia Extract. The high purity level of our product eliminates any of the licorice–like aftertaste associated with less pure Stevia products currently in the market.

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What is dextrose and why is it added to Stevia Extract In The Raw?

Dextrose is a natural carbohydrate derived from corn. Many sugar substitutes in powder form contain dextrose because it is a natural ingredient and does not change the flavor of the sweetener in the blend. In our packet product, dextrose is used to dilute the very potent Rebiana extract to make it measurable for consumers; it does not alter the naturally sweet flavor of the Stevia.

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What is maltodextrin and why is it added to Stevia Extract In The Raw Cup For Cup?

Maltodextrin, like dextrose is a natural carbohydrate derived from corn. Many “cup for cup” sugar substitutes in powder form contain maltodextrin because it is a natural ingredient that does not change the flavor of the sweetener in the blend. In our cup for cup product, maltodextrin is used to dilute the very potent Rebiana extract to make it measurable for consumers in cup for cup sweetening equivalency as a sugar replacement; it does not alter the naturally sweet flavor of the Stevia.

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How many calories and carbohydrates are in a packet of Stevia Extract In The Raw?

In our Packet Product, one packet (1 gram) of Stevia Extract In The Raw has less than 1 gram (0% DV) of carbohydrate and zero‑calories.

In our Cup For Cup “Baker’s Bag” Product, each serving (1 teaspoon by volume — 0.5 grams by weight) of Stevia Extract In The Raw contains less than two calories, which the FDA considers dietetically zero calories per serving.

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How can I use Stevia Extract In The Raw?

Add it to your coffee, tea, cappuccino or latte. One packet of Stevia Extract In The Raw has the sweetness equivalence of two teaspoons of regular sugar. Sprinkle it over cereal or fruit, like strawberries and blueberries. You can also blend Stevia Extract In The Raw with fruit and skim milk or yogurt to make a delicious and healthy, low–calorie smoothie.

Stevia In The Raw Cup For Cup sweetener makes it easy to replace the sweetness of sugar with the sweetness of stevia by using the same measured volume. One cup of Stevia Extract In The Raw Cup For Cup is a sweet as one cup of sugar.

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In recipes for sweetened sauces and beverages, all the sugar can be replaced with Stevia Extract In The Raw. However, recipes for most baked goods require sugar or other bulking agents for proper volume and texture. For best results, experiment by substituting half the amount of sugar in a recipe with the sweetening equivalence of Stevia Extract In The Raw. Stevia Extract In The Raw is heat stable, so it is perfect for use in cooking and baking.

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Can you offer any tips for baking with Stevia Extract In The Raw?

Cooking Baking Tips

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How is a 9.7 oz. bag of Stevia Extract In The Raw Cup For Cup equal in sweetness to a 5 lb. bag of sugar when it’s supposed to be equivalent “cup for cup”?

Stevia Extract In The Raw Cup For Cup product is equal to sugar in sweetness when measured by volume (such as in a measuring cup). One cup of Stevia Extract In The Raw Cup For Cup weighs a lot less than a cup of sugar. The 9.7 oz. bag of Stevia Extract In The Raw Cup For Cup is roughly the same size as a 5 lb. bag of sugar. Less weight for you to carry and zero calories per serving — that’s a sweet deal!

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Are any animal byproducts used in the manufacture of Stevia Extract In The Raw?

No animal byproducts are used in the manufacture of Stevia Extract In The Raw. It does not contain any animal byproducts and is appropriate for vegan diets.

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Is Stevia Extract In The Raw safe for people with diabetes?

Yes. Stevia Extract In The Raw can easily be incorporated into the diets of people with diabetes. Stevia Extract In The Raw contains one gram of carbohydrate (by food exchange measure) and may be used in conjunction with food programs for people with diabetes as well as with guidelines for people with diabetes who use carbohydrate counting. People with diabetes are advised to check with their registered dietitian or physician.

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What is the Glycemic Index (GI) value of Stevia Extract In The Raw?

Glycemic Index (GI) is a measure of how fast carbohydrate foods are metabolized into glucose and thus affect the blood sugar levels. Most Sugar substitutes contain a very small amount of carbohydrates and are not classified as foods. Assigning a GI value to a sugar substitute is not a proper use of the GI concept. The Glycemic Load (GL) is a more appropriate concept for sugar substitutes.

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What is Glycemic Load (GL) and how does it relate to a sugar substitute like Stevia Extract In The Raw?

Glycemic Load (GL) refers to the impact that a food’s carbohydrate content has on the level of glucose in the body, taking into account the type and amount of carbohydrate consumed. Using Stevia Extract In The Raw in place of sugar can help to reduce the Glycemic Load (GL) of the foods you consume.

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Is Stevia Extract In The Raw gluten free?

Yes. Stevia Extract In The Raw contains no gluten nor does it come into contact with glutinous products, such as wheat, during its manufacture.

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Is Stevia Extract In The Raw safe for people with celiac disease?

Yes. Stevia Extract In The Raw is safe for people with celiac disease. Stevia Extract In The Raw contains no gluten nor does it come into contact with glutinous products, such as wheat, during its manufacture.

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Is Stevia Extract In The Raw kosher?

Yes. Stevia Extract In The Raw is certified kosher by the Orthodox Union of America and exhibits the PARVE stamp on every package.

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Is Stevia Extract In The Raw kosher for Passover?

Stevia Extract In The Raw contains dextrose, a carbohydrate derived from corn, making it kosher for Passover for the Sephardic Jewish sect, but not kosher for Passover for other Jews. You may wish to use a sugar substitute that has been made with a special blend so that it is kosher for Passover, such as Sweet’N Low kosher for Passover.

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What is the shelf life of Stevia Extract In The Raw?

Stevia Extract In The Raw has a shelf life of approximately four years when stored under cool and dry conditions. Exposure to high humidity and/or temperatures may result in caking, but the product is still safe to consume.

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What sizes are available?

Stevia Extract In The Raw is currently available in a 50–packet box or a 9.7 ounce Cup For Cup product in a resealable “bakers bag.”

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Where can I find Stevia Extract In The Raw?

It is available nationally in supermarkets and chain drugstores in the sugar substitute or baking aisles. It is also found at many fine restaurants, cafés and coffee bars. Use our Online Store Locator to find a source in your area, or simply buy it online.

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Who manufactures Stevia Extract In The Raw?

Cumberland Packing Corp. manufactures Stevia Extract In The Raw. The Brooklyn, New York–based company also manufactures Sugar In The Raw® Natural Cane Turbinado Sugar.

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The Stevia in the Raw packets say Dextrose, Stevia Extract (Rebiana) and the Stevia in the Raw large bag - cup for cup says Maltodextrin and Stevia Extract (Rebiana).

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Shall renew their strength;
They shall mount up with wings like eagles,
They shall run and not be weary,
They shall walk and not faint.
Isaiah 40:31

Everywhere and in all things I have learned both to be full and to be hungry, both to abound and to suffer need. 13 I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me. Phil 4:13
By the grace of God I am what I am. 1 Cor. 15:10


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I will email them... as soon as I get back from the bank.

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Of course I would still need to find it in Canada. I like that idea too of using it cup for cup. I wonder if you emailed about the filler they would tell you. I did email about finding it here.

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I haven't tried it.. I like the idea of using it cup for cup in baking. But what are they using as a filler I wonder...

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I don't know if it is a better brand, but I certainly like the taste better. I have also tried sun crystals and Truvia (before I found out it had bunches of extra chemicals) and I think the Stevia in the Raw is much better.

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This is from the same company that does Sugar in the Raw.
www.steviaextractintheraw.com/
I picked up some when I was in the states last July. I like this brand better than some of the others? I know you all are in the know. Is this a good brand?

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