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Stevia

Is Stevia Really Better than Other Sweeteners?

Posted January 4, 2013

Imagine walking out into your garden and picking a sweetener to add to your coffee or tea. A quarter to a half of a leaf is all you would need to sweeten your entire drink if the leaf was from a stevia plant. Stevia rebaudiana, also known as sweetleaf, is being sold in many forms as a natural sweetener — an alternative to refined sugar and artificial sweeteners.

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Healthy Natural Sweeteners

Posted July 16, 2012

Good News! The FDA has finally approved Stevia for use as a sugar substitute. After over a decade of economic special interests seeming to block the way (i.e., Nutrasweet), the FDA has finally approved the healthy herb Stevia as a natural sweetener to add to foods and sodas.

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Two key vitamins boost cure rate for stomach ulcers

Posted April 30, 2012

In 1982, a scientist named Barry Marshall proved that the helicobacter pylori bacteria (known as H. pylori) cause most peptic ulcers, even those in your stomach. Initially, the medical community branded Dr. Marshall as a quack. No one believed bacteria could survive in your stomach’s highly acid environment. But his theory proved scientifically sound. And now, newer research suggests H. pylori infections play a role in autoimmune disorders, heart disease, and even cancer.

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