We have to admit that we love the taste of sweetness, but there is a big problem, comes packed with some extra pounds and reprimands of consciousness … It is known that almost everything « sweet » is based on a dangerous ingredient for health and our silhouette:: #Sugar!
What if we could enjoy the sweet taste without consuming sugar? Yes, yes! There is such a thing … Stevia, does it sound familiar? Is a natural sweetener, a low calorie plant and is about 300 times sweeter than traditional sugar! More than that, Stevia is a plant rich in vitamins (B, C and K), mineral salts (potassium, phosphorus, magnum, calcium, iron, zinc).
From my point of view, this sugar substitute is the best discovery, I am happy to have it in my home almost always!
Some benefits of natural “antidote » for sugar:
- Diabetes – Stevia helps to regulate blood sugar levels, while also stimulating insulin production.
Obesity Using stevia instead of sugar will eliminate a significant percentage of calories, but it will also reduce dependence on sweets.
- Dental caries – helps to prevent caries, but also other diseases, such as gingivitis, due to antibacterial properties;
- Renal infections – administration of stevia stimulates the activity of the kidneys, favouring diuresis and « washing » the whole renal urinary system.
- Hypertension – Chinese physicians have concluded that « administering the extract of fresh stevia has certain effects in relieving hypertension, being a valuable adjuvant treatment for this condition. »
- Flu infections – a few glasses of lemonade prepared with lemon juice and stevia (6-10 drops of liquid extract to 300 ml of water) is a great help for colds.
- Depression – Using stevia as a sweetener instead of sugar has often been shown to have tonic and antidepressant effects, improving the emotional life of depressed patients or those suffering from chronic fatigue syndrome.
- Anti-cancerous -One of the antioxidants present in stevia, the kaempferol, may reduce, according to studies, the risk of pancreatic cancer by 23%;
- Is recommended for children; All the toxicology studies done so far have shown no adverse effect on the administration, even long-term, of extracts of stevia.
In conclusion, it is more than wonderful to feel the taste of sweetness and furthermore your health is not jeopardized, and the bathing suit will come well!
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