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Stevia is proven to have many health benefits such as lowering blood pressure, fighting diabetes and obesity. Stevia is packed with many antioxidant compounds including triterpenes, flavonoids and tannins. More »

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Studies have not found that stevia causes any adverse effects on health, claims Authority Nutrition. As of 2015, research shows that stevioside, a compound derived from stevia, may lower blood pressure and improve insuli... More »

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Commercially prepared stevia products are 100 to 300 times sweeter than granulated sugar. One packet or 1/2 teaspoon of stevia powder equals about 2 teaspoons of sugar, while four to six drops of liquid stevia has the sa... More »

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