Sounds too good to be true – all the charms of refined sugar, but with 0 calorie. Extract of plant stevia showed that is the best and healthiest sweetener.
In areas of South America, stevia is used for millennia in food, mostly because of its medicinal properties such as lowering blood pressure, alleviating heartburn and reduce the risk of digestive disorders and diabetes type 2.
Scientists have proved that stevia, other than the most favorable effect on overall health, and has better flavor. In fact even up to 300 times sweeter than refined sugar, and contains o calories and only 1 teaspoon of sugar contains about 16 calories.
Previous studies have shown that replacing sugar with stevia, the risk developing of diabetes type 2 is reduced by 18%.
It is also proven to regulate blood pressure levels, has anti-cancer and anti-inflammatory action, relieves indigestion and strengthens the immune system.
Substituting refined sugar stevia will reduce the risk of various diseases, it is easier to lose excess weight and keep weight off.
Scientists recommend stevia to all people, especially those who often crave sweets. Consumption of stevia will satisfy the craving without the guilt that harm your health.
Although the world have been no cases of allergy to stevia, it does not mean that you should not be careful. If you are prone to allergies to plants, be sure to consult with your doctor before starting the consumption of stevia.