Stevia benefits and side effects

Stevia is a sweetener that produced from a plant called Stevia Rebaudiani Bertoni. It is popularly used around the world as a natural sweetener in many foods. One example is that they are used by Guarani Indians for decades as a means to sweeten bitter teas as well as an ingredient in making sweets. Growth […]


Xylitol is one of the many sugar alcohol sweeteners used as a sugar substitute. However, all of these sugar alcohols have varying properties and uses. It is about as sweet as sucrose (table sugar), but with only about 2/3 of the calories present in sucrose, giving it about 9.6 calories per teaspoon. Most sugar substitutes […]

Natural sugar alternatives

Reducing the amount of sugar in the diet is a difficult task if you’re used to sugary sodas, sugary sweets, and sugar on just about everything. It’s time to realize that sometimes the sugary “good” stuff isn’t actually the good stuff. If you’re watching your blood sugar with Diabetes, you want to lose weight, or […]

Natural sweetener for diabetics

Diabetes is a very common disease which has affected over a million people around the globe. This disease tampers with the body in a way which makes it unable to use the insulin produced in our body properly. Insulin is a hormone which is responsible for converting the sugar and other carbohydrates into energy. If […]

Raw honey benefits

Honey is a sweet edible substance that is produced by certain insects from the nectar of flowers. Raw honey, as the name suggests, is completely natural honey that is unprocessed, unheated and unfiltered. It is the purest form of honey that can be offered by nature. Honey loses all the natural goodness when it is […]