Stevia: Nature's Sweetener

Stevia: Nature's Sweetener

by Rita Elkins MH
     
 

While aspartame and saccharin continue to dominate the noncaloric sweetener market, a remarkable natural sweetener-an herb called stevia (Stevia rebaudiana)-remains relatively unknown. For individuals with blood sugar disorders like diabetes or those concerned with caloric intake, stevia is a valuable dietary supplement. Author Rita Elkins, MH, investigates the

Overview


While aspartame and saccharin continue to dominate the noncaloric sweetener market, a remarkable natural sweetener-an herb called stevia (Stevia rebaudiana)-remains relatively unknown. For individuals with blood sugar disorders like diabetes or those concerned with caloric intake, stevia is a valuable dietary supplement. Author Rita Elkins, MH, investigates the various properties of stevia, its history, and its safety in order to educate you about its potential health benefits.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781580544764
Publisher:
Woodland Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date:
07/10/2007
Series:
Woodland Health Series
Pages:
24
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.10(d)

Meet the Author


Rita Elkins, M.H. has worked as an author and research specialist in the health field for over ten years. She is the author of numerous books, including the award-winning Soy Smart Health (with New York Times' best-selling author Neil Solomon, M.D.) and A Maverick of Medicine Speaks to Women (with Duane Townsend, M.D.).

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