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Is pure via the same as stevia?

Is pure via the same as stevia?

Not exactly: Purevia is a brand of sweetener based on stevia, which means purevia contains stevia extract, but also contains other things. Stevia is a family of plants, so the word means different things, depending on what one is talking about. ...Read more

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What is stevia?

What is stevia?

Stevia: This a natural sweetener made from plant extracts. It tends to be quite sweet. It is used to replace sugar. Best is to sprinkle some do taste test to determine if you need more. ...Read more

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Does Stevia Extract Powder expire? If so how long does it take. ( kept in normal room temperate and with lid covering container)

Does Stevia Extract Powder expire? If so how long does it take. ( kept in normal room temperate and with lid covering container)

Possibly about 6 mon: Because it is a plant product it my be good for about 6 months or longer Since it tastes sweet,its being good could be tested by its taste.If the taste in quality and quantitiy did not change, it may be used till the change happens. ...Read more

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When and how do you use stevia?

When and how do you use stevia?

Stevia: This a natural sweetener made from plant extracts. It tends to be quite sweet. It is used to replace sugar. Best is to sprinkle some do taste test to determine if you need more. ...Read more

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Can there be anything harmful about stevia?

Can there be anything harmful about stevia?

No problem: The artificial sweeteners are all pretty much interchangable from a medical standpoint. Pick which ever one tastes best to you. Some cannot be used in cooking. ...Read more

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Can stevia subsitute sucanat?

Stevia: They are both sweet and can be used in cooking, although the stevia may not have the molasses flavor of sucanat. ...Read more

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Is stevia better for you than sugar?

Is stevia better for you than sugar?

FAR BETTER: While it is delicious & almost everyone is addicted to it, sugar is ultimately a poison that increases the risk of obesity, diabetes, heart disease, cancer, arthritis, osteoporosis etc. See http://nyti.Ms/15xi2o8 by contrast, stevia is not associated with any of those & may actually improve our health! for a good discussion of the benefits of stevia & possible downsides see http://bit.Ly/18r2xta. ...Read more

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