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7 Facts On Stevia (An Healthy Alternative To Sugar) You Didn't Know Yet!

In the context of healthy and conscious life, I want to take the time out to tell you a few interesting facts on Stevia. Stevia is a sweetener that is a good substitute for sugar. Here are some facts that you probably do not know yet!

1. The stevia plant comes from South America.

2. Stevia helps some diabetics to make more insulin and helps people raise their slow metabolism.

3. Stevia can reduce high blood pressure, and studies show that it would even help reduce acne!

4. Sweetener from stevia is 200 to 300 times sweeter than regular sugar. In addition, it contains no calories.

5. Stevia is good for your teeth, because it will fight against bacteria causing cavities and tooth decay will therefore be prevented.

6. There are 240 species of stevia, but the version we know as 'Stevia' is officially called stevia rebaudiana. It is also called honey herb, because of its sweet taste.

7. Coca-Cola Life is sweetened with stevia extract. It contains 45 percent less sugar and calories than regular cola, making it a safe alternative!

Were you already aware of stevia as a safe substitute for sugar?