January 2006 Issue

Introduction

Happy 2006! It's hard to believe we have turned the corner in this new millennium and are on the downhill slide toward 2010. I have had numerous requests to do an article on stevia. So the first Healthy Newsletter for 2006 focuses on stevia, including some healthy recipes using this... Continue Reading

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Healthy Feedback

Dear Dr. Janet Starr Hull, I just finished reading your book Sweet Poison. I am so proud of you, and that you fought your way out of the medical ignorance that dumbed down doctors purvey on the unsuspecting public. It's time for us all to wake up and do our... Continue Reading

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Stevia - Mums The Word

American FDA and Canadian government guidelines do not allow the promotion of stevia as a sweetener, only as a dietary supplement that just "happens to be 300 times sweeter than sugar" and just "happens to have been safely used in other countries for centuries." So, be careful what you call... Continue Reading

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Viva Stevia!

I receive many inquiries about the safety of stevia. So, "Is it safe?" Absolutely. Not only is it safe, it may even be good for you. El stevia es grande! Stevia is one of the safest choices for natural sweetness to date. It is extracted from a plant grown in... Continue Reading

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Q and A with Dr. Hull

Q&A With Dr. Hull Q: What do think about stevia? A: I support using stevia and am dedicating January's newsletter to it, actually. Many people inquire about its safety as an alternative to chemical sweeteners. As with ALL things, use stevia in moderation and make sure the brand you buy... Continue Reading

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Did You Know?

* There has never been a reported adverse reaction to the use of stevia. * In 1991, the FDA banned the importation of stevia, stevia leaves, extract of stevia leaves, and foods containing stevia. * Stevia was first "discovered" by Dr. Moises Santiago Bertoni while exploring the jungles of Paraguay... Continue Reading

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Healthy Recipe

January's Healthy Stevia Recipes from Stevia Canada A Few Tips When Using Stevia *Do not use in place of honey, or in carmelization, as it may alter the consistency of a recipe. *When removing all of the sugar from a recipe and replacing it with stevia, increase the liquid amount... Continue Reading

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Stevioside and Two Generations of Hamsters

Reprinted from Stevia.net In 1991 a study was done by researchers at the Chulalongkorn University Primate Research Center in Bangkok, Thailand (Yodyingyuad, 1991). The researchers' objective was to study the consequences of daily ingestion of stevioside -- the main active sweetening agent in the stevia plant -- in hamsters and... Continue Reading

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Stevia Internet Resources

Stevia.net The Sweet Secret of Stevia Healthier Sweetener Resources Herb Research Foundation Cooking With Stevia Stevita Company, Inc So Now What Do I Eat? Stevia: Growing The Sweetener Herb... Continue Reading

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