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Benefits of Stevia?

While Stevia is very popular as a natural sweetener, few people would know of its miraculous healing properties in the treatment and control of a host of common diseases. It is especially useful in the treatment and management of diabetes and hypertension (blood pressure) and is well known as a plaque retardant. Write in to us if you have any questions.

Per 2 Teaspoons of Sugar Stevia Sugar NutraSweet (Aspartame) NutraSweet (Aspartame) Sweet 'N Low (Saccharin)
Natural vs. Artificial Natural Natural Artificial Artificial Artificial
Calories 0 32 0 0 0
Net Carbs 0 8g 1g lg 1g
Gylcemic Index 0 70 0 0 0
Stevia - Preventive Control for Diabetes:

According to WHO, about 300 million people will suffer from diabetes by 2025. Studies reveal that about 2 people in the world are affected with diabetes every 10 seconds with India leading the way as the diabetic capital of the world.

The ailment of diabetes is caused when body does not produce or properly utilize the insulin produced. Consequently causing gangrene, amputation, adult blindness and end-stage renal disease (ESRD), Diabetes is responsible for affecting the lives of millions of people around the world. Diabetes mellitus is categorized by regularly high levels of blood glucose (sugar) in the human body. The body has to be able to sustain the blood glucose levels in a narrow range, which is done by the elements of insulin and glucagon. The continually high levels of sugar in the body can cause kidney failure, cardiovascular problems and neuropathy.

The ever increasing endemic of diabetes can be controlled by the incredible Stevia plant. Research conducted by Dutch and Japanese scientists in 2003 have revealed that continuous intake of Stevia, induces the beta cells of pancreas to produce more insulin. This in turn reduces the dependence on oral as well as injectable insulin and controls diabetes.

Stevia – Improving Tooth Care:

Sugar rich products have become a way of life and over the years have permeated all levels of the food processing industry. However sugar is responsible for teeth decay and in highly concentrated forms reduces the effects of other herbal elements. The naturally occurring Stevia plant is 250 to 300 times sweeter than sugar and possesses anti-bacterial properties that remove plaque while improving the overall condition of the teeth. The remarkable characteristics of Stevia make it ideal for use in toothpastes and dental powders as well as an alternative for sugar in food products.

Stevia's other Multi-functional Healing Properties:
  • It kills fungi and viruses.
  • Reduces inflammation.
  • Enhances energy and mental activity.
  • Removes dandruff and allows the hair to retain its natural colour.
  • Improves glucose tolerance levels and diminishes glucose absorption.
  • Non-glycemic
  • pH stable (3-9)
  • Completely safe for use by children