For those who don’t know, the Stevia plant has a number of benefits for our body. The most notable is the fact it is a substitute for sugar. An extract from its leaves can be used to replace the sugar which is associated not only with obesity issues, but also diabetes and teeth affections.
Depending on where you live, it can be extremely accessible. One of its biggest producers is Japan. Here are some of the advantages of the Stevia plant and, hopefully, they’ll persuade you it can help you maintain a good health.
The benefits for health of stevia plant
The stevia plant, when produced in an environmentally friendly way, is a complete source of protein. In order to enjoy all its properties, check with your provider it hasn’t been chemically treated. This plant is considered a good source of vitamin A and C, fibre, protein as well as some important minerals such as zinc, calcium and potassium.
Although a good source of energy, sugar is very aggressive with the human body. An extract from the leaves of the Stevia plant provides the body with all the energy it needs, but without the harmful effects of traditional sugar.
Be careful not to use it excessively, though.
Experts say Stevia helps weight loss. For good results, have ten to fifteen drops of Stevia extract before every meal.
It will help reduce your appetite without the stress of having to eat less. It helps adjust the need to eat fat foods as well as sweets. It also cleanses the body by eliminating toxins.
Preventing cardiovascular diseases
Stevia is capable of reducing blood pressure and helps with blood flow, sometimes preventing heart diseases.
Diabetes patients are advised to used Stevia extract as a sweetener due to its beneficial effect of the pancreas.
Stevia extract is also used as an active ingredient in toothpaste in order to prevent caries.
These are only some of the benefits of the Stevia plant that will, hopefully, persuade you to include it in your diet.
Translated by: Marina Potârniche