What is Stevia?

The sweetener stevia – also known as candyleaf, sugarleaf or sweetleaf – is a plant from the stevia family. Stevia rebaudiana Bertoni was discovered and researched by Swiss botanist Moisés Bertoni and Ovidio Rebaudi, a chemist from Buenos Aires, who gave the stevia plant its full name. The indigenous people of Paraguay called the plant […]

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Is Stevia healthy?

Stevia is produced from the leaves of the plant species Stevia rebaudiana, which is native to South America. There, humans have used it for centuries because of its extraordinary sweetness. The stevia sweetener is made from the steviol glycosides obtained from the stevia plant, with the sweetening power of the leaves mainly stemming from two […]

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Living without sugar

The World Health Organization gives dire warnings. Doctors try to raise awareness among their patients. Even the media are using increasingly drastic imagery. While the World Health Organization recommends 25 g of sugar per day, Germans consume about 90 to 100 g on average. High time to question our sugar intake. Is it possible to […]

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The hidden poison in our food

The World Health Organization recommends a maximum intake of 25 g of sugar per day. However, many of us far exceed this amount, often without suspecting it. A wide variety of foods contain sugar and it is not always easy to identify in the list of ingredients. Would you like to know where you can […]

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What exactly is caries?

When children grab a sweet treat, or don’t want to clean their teeth at night, parents often resort to the shock tactic: If you don’t clean your teeth, you’ll get holes in them! These ugly black holes hurt. It eats away at your enamel, and if left untreated, all your teeth. And the name of […]

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