Sweet as it may seem, we all know sugar is public enemy no.1. Just a few extra teaspoons per week are enough to encase the liver in fat, leading to life-threatening diseases like diabetes and obesity.
But with the white stuff dominating our Western diets so completely, how can we kick the habit? Although many turn to natural substitutes like honey or agave syrup, the truth is these are just as bad as the processed stuff. Fortunately, scientists have alighted on an alternative.
is a Paraguayan plant that tastes 300 times sweeter than sugar, and has zero calories and zero carbohydrates! It was approved for use in the EU in 2011, but only now are manufacturers really waking up to its fat-busting potential. So be prepared to see plenty more of this miracle ingredient on the nutrition labels of our favourite treats.
Can't wait until then? Start making the switch in your own home cooking today. Simply head to your local health store and stock up on white stevia crystals.
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