Thread: how about stevia?/
04-22-2005, 04:05 PM #1
how about stevia?/
anyone tried stevia ..and if so how was it..??im tryin to find a natural sweetener and so far a found whey low and stevia but seems like not alot have tried them yet,,any input on these would be aprieciated
04-24-2005, 01:38 PM #2Originally Posted by MCMARK
04-24-2005, 10:50 PM #3
I've heard of it, yet I haven't really tried it due to as beenie noted, its cost. Splenda has been outstanding since it came out.
04-25-2005, 12:22 AM #4
well i tried it , got 100 packs for $12 a little expensive..taste great and i did a little research showing alot of other positive aspects about this sweetener so i guess i will pay the differnce..you do use alot less since its stronger than sugar tho...
04-25-2005, 03:20 PM #5
i read some prelim tests on rats showed low sperm counts in males and something with females, i'll try to find it and post it the actual article...everything else i've read seemed positive, but it's still very new...bro, if you're a normal, healthy person, aspartame is completely safe, and it's been around and studied extensively for about 30 years.
04-25-2005, 04:12 PM #6Originally Posted by diesel85
04-25-2005, 04:17 PM #7
dude, i think you know what i meant, Stevia hasn't been marketed as a sweetner for very long, and that being the case, there hasn't been a whole lot of research done on it's long term effects on the body, rat or human. granted, rats do metabolize things differently than humans, but it's still new...to the MARKET. Aspartame, btw, was discovered in 1965, and approved by the FDA in 1981...there were about 100 studies done before it was approved, and there have been about 200 done since...all proving it's safety...
04-25-2005, 08:20 PM #8Originally Posted by diesel85
04-25-2005, 08:58 PM #9Originally Posted by diesel85
04-25-2005, 09:48 PM #10Originally Posted by MCMARK
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