Stevia leaves

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To be used whole or ground

in the recipes, quantity to taste.

50g bag



Stevia (Stevia rebaudiana) a small perennial plant, which

it belongs to the Compositae or Asteraceae family, and is native

from South America and has an enormous sweetening capacity. Stevia

it mainly contains carbohydrates, fibers, vitamins (in particular the

vitamin A and vitamin C) and mineral salts including iron, zinc,

potassium and phosphorus. This plant has a superior sweetening power

about 300 times compared to common table sugar, without

bring calories. For this reason it can help fight the

overweight, it is useful for external skin care (effective against

acne, dehydration, wrinkles and skin blemishes), in the treatment

hypertension and is effective in dealing with diabetes. After

be passed the scrutiny of research and studies, this natural sweetener

it seems to have no particular contraindications; legally, the use

of stevia as a sweetener, has been admitted by the European Union

(EU Regulation No. 1131/2011 of the Commission of 11

November 2011). However, the advice is to make limited use of it

at the permitted daily doses, equal to 4 mg per body weight, i.e.

about 240 mg for a 60 kg woman, up to 320 mg for a man who

weighs 80 kg.

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