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Can Stevia Hurt Insulin Sensitivity and Lead to Weight Gain?

Posted 16 June 2011 | By | Categories: Stevia | 8 Comments

One staple in natural, sugar-free baking is stevia, a South American herb used as an alternative to refined sugar. Since stevia extract is free from carbohydrates, it does not raise blood sugar levels (or calories, unless fillers are added, like dextrose or maltodextrin). Stevia does, however, raise insulin levels according to some research, which can […]

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