Topic: Sweetners vs Stevia, Systematic reviews

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Article.1:  Dietary sugars health effect on the body article

We all are aware by now that an excessive intake of sugar can have detrimental effects on one’s health, but how exactly does this translate within our bodies? I liked this article because it posed a lot of questions that hopefully can be answered through further research. I look forward to reading more about the health effects of sugar, and I hope you enjoy this review on the health effects of sugar from the gut-brain axis perspective.

Article. 2:  Stevia review article

How good is Stevia for us?  It’s a debatable question, but there seems to be a lot of research from the food industry which enables consumers to have a better understanding of Stevia’s effects on our health.  The overall consensus suggests that Stevia is the healthier choice, especially for those with diabetes or children prone to dental caries.  Enjoy reading this review on Stevia sweetener.

Thanks and, be aware and eat with care 🙂

 

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Article. 1: Ochoa, M, Lallès, J, Malbert, C, & Val-Laillet, D 2015, ‘Dietary sugars: their detection by the gut-brain axis and their peripheral and central effects in health and diseases’, European Journal Of Nutrition, 54, 1, pp. 1-24 24p, CINAHL Plus with Full Text, EBSCOhost, viewed 23 May 2016.

Article. 2:  Goyal, S, Samsher, & Goyal, R 2010, ‘Stevia ( Stevia rebaudiana) a bio-sweetener: a review’, International Journal Of Food Sciences & Nutrition, 61, 1, pp. 1-10, Academic Search Premier, EBSCOhost, viewed 23 May 2016.