Posts Tagged ‘stevia’

Two Zero Calorie Options to Reduce your Sugar & Why You Should

It’s no secret that Americans consume too much sugar. In fact, by 2010 Americans consumed 66 pounds of refined sugar per person. Add to that the consumption of 64.5 pounds of corn-derived sweeteners and 1. 5 pounds of honey and edible syrups; the total annual sweetener consumption per person is 132 pounds (excluding artificial sweeteners…

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Natural Sweeteners

Types of Sweeteners NOTE FOR DIABETICS: It is important for diabetics to work closely with their healthcare practitioners and understand limitations with regard to sweeteners/sugars in their diet. Diabetics can safely use stevia and usually small amounts of licorice root and fructooligosaccharides. Some diabetics who are allowed to use small amounts of sugar can use…

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