1. Tips To Boost Your Energy, Avoid The Sugar Crash

    Tips To Boost Your Energy, Avoid The Sugar Crash

    If you've ever experienced a tired, groggy, lackluster feeling around two o'clock in the afternoon on a weekday, then you're not alone. Like a dark cloud gathering across the sky, the afternoon "slump" can lower down over you in a matter of minutes, depleting your energy and fogging your mental focus. In other words, it's a daily obstacle you have to contend with…

  2. Is Coffee Healthy?

    Is Coffee Healthy?

    If you've been keeping up with the Sweetly Stevia blog this month, then you've probably noticed that we've been taking a close look at coffee. We might even be a little obsessed with it. We took a deep dive into the History of Coffee in our most recent blog post to shed light on the otherwise mysterious origins of this worldwide cultural phenomenon, and in our Recipe section we included Iced Coffee, Coffee Creamer, and even Coffee Cake, all sweetened with Sweetly Stevia, of course!

  3. Stevia On The Keto Diet

    Stevia On The Keto Diet

    The "keto" diet, or ketogenic diet, is more than just a trend that won't seem to go away. It's actually a highly effective method of shifting the metabolism into "fat burning mode". Overweight individuals who have struggled to lose body fat and keep it off have found remarkable success on the ketogenic diet.

  4. Tips To Preventing Heart Disease

    Tips To Preventing Heart Disease

    Preventing heart disease should be at the very top of your priority list if you're over the age of 35. Why? Because roughly ⅓ of all the deaths of people 35 and older in the United States are caused by this pervasive--and very preventable--disease.

  5. The Science Behind Stevia

    The Science Behind Stevia

    Even though the FDA officially deemed stevia to be a safe alternative to sugar in 2008 and categorized food grade stevia as "GRAS", which stands for "generally recognized as safe", this hasn't always been the case. For many decades, the FDA delayed their food safety approval of stevia, causing the stevia sweetener to be controversial within the health community. But was the FDA's original determination regarding the potential health hazards associated with stevia fair or unfounded? Let's take a look at the science, as well as the politics, behind stevia.

  6. Which All Natural Sweetener Is Best For You?

    Which All Natural Sweetener Is Best For You?

    Do you crave sugar? We all have those moments. Whether you're hankering for a fast energy boost in the afternoon, stress-eating a pint of ice cream, or simply rewarding yourself with a sweet treat for a job well done, everyone has their own relationship with sugar. In its many forms, regular sugar contains a high amount of empty calories that can wreak havoc on your health if you consume too much of it daily. With regular sugar, corn syrup, and high-fructose corn syrup added to an abundance of packaged foods these days, it seems impossible to avoid this sweet, addictive substance.

  7. Avoid The Sugar Crash From Your Post-Workout Protein Shake

    Avoid The Sugar Crash From Your Post-Workout Protein Shake

    Forget the “freshman 5”, you’re pretty sure you just gained the “corona 19”, or did your recently reopened local gym install a bunch of widening mirrors? Gulp. Probably not. Okay, well, what’s done is done, and now is the time to undo it!

  8. What is Erythritol?

    What is Erythritol?

    There are many different types of sugar alcohols, each of which are used by several different food manufacturers to help keep calorie counts low. In this post we are going to be talking about erythritol, its features, and how it's produced. 

  9. Is Stevia Tooth Friendly?

    Is Stevia Tooth Friendly?

    It's commonly known that stevia is one of the best sugar substitutes on the market. You've heard about where it comes from, how it's been used for hundreds and hundreds of years, and that it's super sweet! But what you may not know is how beneficial it is for your dental health. 

  10. Top 4 Reasons to Replace Sugar and How to Kick it for Good

    Top 4 Reasons to Replace Sugar and How to Kick it for Good

    There are over 61 different names for normal table sugar, making it hard to identify hidden sugars in your food. The saying goes "What you don't know won't kill you" but in this case, it might. This is why it is so important to be knowledgeable about sugar's secret identities and where sugar could be hidden in your average daily diet. Read on to learn about the top 5 reasons you should replace sugar.