The Sweet Facts about Stevia

Stevia is a natural sweetener obtained from a shrub that is grown in Brazil, Paraguay, southeast Asia, and elsewhere. Crude stevia extracts are about 100 times sweeter than sugar, while the actual sweet chemicals are about 200 times sweeter. Stevia and its derivatives are said to be the holy grail of high-potency sweeteners, because they […]

Chemical Cuisine – The Danger of Food Additives

  One of my favorite web sites is  The Center for Science in the Public Interest  ( I love to read about what food manufacturers will not tell us and then bring to you what I am doing in my own life as a result of what I learn. Shopping was easy when most food came […]