Starting to use stevia regularly may well be one of the most beneficial things you ever do for your health. Not for the nutrition it gives you, but for what it helps you substitute in your diet – sugar.
Stevia is a small South American herb with leaves that contain unusual compounds called steviosides that mimic the sweetness of sugar without any of its negative effects on your health. In fact, raw stevia is around 40 times sweeter than regular sugar, while the concentrated extract is approximately 200 times more sweet.
As a sugar substitute, steviahas zero calories, does not spike your blood sugar levels, does not promote candida fungal overgrowth in your digestive tract like sugar and may even have dental benefits by protecting your teeth from decay.
By comparison lets look at what sugar does to your body and why it’s so important to replace it with stevia wherever…
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