As you probably know from the very particular way you take your coffee, not all sweeteners are created equal. The market is booming with sugar substitutes. there are plenty of ways to make your cup of joe a bit less bitter. For fewer calories, many choose these sugar alternatives and put up with an artificial flavor or a funky aftertaste.
Since sweeteners are demanding, Biogreen Science is in search of a sweet but healthy solution for the new Apple Stem Cell Plus (Applesc). Stevia, an FDA-approved sweetener, attempts to be the answer. This species, Stevia rebaudiana is naturally grown in Brazil and Paraguay, where it has been used for hundreds of years to sweeten foods and treat burns and stomach discomfort.
So what is Stevia actually? Stevia is a green, leafy plant that is native to South America. It has been used for medicinal purposes for many centuries. The plant has also been bred for its strong, sweet flavor and used as a sweetener. It has no calories, is 100% natural.
Even though its calorie-free, the plant extract can taste 200 times sweeter than the same amount of granulated table sugar. A little goes a long way. So adding Stevia into the new Apple Stem Cell Plus is a big advancement, and did you know? Based on recent studies, Stevia may lower blood sugar levels and help fight diabetes.
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