Yes. Refined sugar is virtually devoid of nutritional benefits and, at best, represents empty calories in the diet. At worst, sugar has been implicated in some degenerative disease. For example, we are all aware of the dramatic increase in the incidence of excess body fat – in adults and children.
You are in luck. Unlike sugar and other high-carbohydrate sweeteners, Stevia contains Zero net carbs per teaspoon, making it an ideal choice for followers of low-carb programs. So now you can enjoy a sweet, delicious and natural sweetener, with far carbohydrates and a GI of Zero!
While sugars promote and feed the growth of oral yeast infections and thrush, it has been suggested in many studies that sugar-free Stevia may actually have anti-fungal properties, thereby reducing both the incidence and severity of thrush. As with all medical problems and for those following strict meal plans, however, please consult your health practitioner […]
Yes. Stevia has been used in cooking in South America for centuries. Whilst Stevia has grown in popularity in many countries around the world, it is Japan that represents and interesting example. Apparently artificial sweetners, such as aspartame, have been banned in Japan for over 30 years. Natural Stevia is being used in over 30% […]
Yes! One of the unique benefits of Nirvana Stevia®is that it behaves quite similarly to sugar when using it as a substitute in your favourite recipes, and it is remarkably simple to substitute Stevia in your favourite recipes. Now you can make delicious foods like cookies, ice-cream, sauces and beverages without sugar! Unlike some other […]
For easy measuring and cooking with Stevia, we have introduced our new Stevia Slim Spoonable Powder™. Blended with Erythritol (the most superior naturally derived sugar substitute that looks and tastes very much like sugar), one teaspoon of our Stevia Spoonable™ equals the sweetness of two teaspoons of sugar – making it ideal of cooking delicious […]
Generally speaking, one cup of sugar is approximately equal to one teaspoon of Stevia, as Stevia is much sweeter than sugar. Some customers have commented that they use slightly less Stevia in certain recipes, but this is mostly up to individual tastes. We suggest that you use slightly less of the equivalent amount of Stevia, […]
While Xylitol is completely safe for humans, just like chocolate, grapes or raisins; Xylitol is not intended to be ingested by our loving canine friends. Dogs metabolise some substances differently than humans; therefore if your dog consumes any product containing Xylitol, please consult your vet immediately.