Friday July 24th, 2015

Preparation Of Stevia Leaves

Ingredients: 1 cup of water ¼ cup of stevia leaves Preparation: Place the water and Stevia leaves in a pot, leading to heat until boiling, turn off the heat and let it stand for two minutes. After this time, discard the leaves. The resulting liquid is used to sweeten. * It is […]
Friday July 24th, 2015

Sugar vs Stevia

Sugar: Empty calories. Rises insulin levels, avoiding burning calories. Does not provide healthy nutrients. Increases appetite. Too much sugar makes you more prone to cancer. Highly addictive   Stevia: Contains no calories. Is natural. Recommended when you want to follow a healthy diet. Works as antirust. Avoids tooth decay. Fights […]
Thursday June 25th, 2015

Cultivation Generalities

Environmental Conditions Stevia cultivation requires 1.400 to 1.800 mm of rain per year. The plant does not support prolonged droughts. It requires high brightness. A temperature above 20 ° C is required, making it ideal between 24 and 34 ° C. It resists and thrives to 43 ° C if […]
Thursday June 25th, 2015

Stevia Origin

Stevia is a native plant in South America, discovered and used by the Guarani in Paraguay since very ancient times. Since those times, they used to recognize in it, not only its capacity as a sweetener but also its properties for health. In the native language, it was called Ka’a […]
Tuesday June 23rd, 2015

Stevia And Its Properties

Dehydrated leaves of stevia contain approximately 42% of water-soluble substances; that is why it sweetens more mixed with liquids. The most important active ingredient is stevioside. It also contains protein, fiber, iron, phosphorus, calcium, potassium, zinc and vitamin A and C. It causes no side effects of any kind. In […]
Tuesday June 23rd, 2015

Stevia is a Natural Sweetener With Health Benefits

Sugar is one of the most dangerous ingredients that exist in the market. It is addictive, it is in almost all processed foods and also fattens up. It causes depression and can cause illnesses if taken in excess. However, it is a relief to know that there are new natural […]