added to foods and incorporated into store-bought foods. Rebaudioside A (Stevia) is a natural sweetener that is also quite common (para. 3, 5). The benefits of artificial sweeteners include their concentrated flavor and their low calorie content. In fact, many companies claim…
This has been in the form of replacing the majority of the sugar with a more natural sugar substitute called stevia. Stevia is an extract from the plant Stevia rebaudiana, which can be found in North America. Although it has been approved by the FDA, it cannot be ignored that there are still other ingredients in soda that have not been altered and still cause risk. Even though it has again been marketed as ‘healthy’, it comes with a new set of concerns. In some cultures around the world, stevia…
While science does not reach a consensus on the answer to that question, the ideal is to apply the concept of consciousness to food consumption. Give preference to fresh food when developing the menu is a healthy option for the individual and for the planet. And if someone wants to sweeten your drink, avoiding refined sugar and also aspartame, that there are other substances sweeteners and foods, but also have their disadvantages, remember Carlos Alberto Werotsky (2005) "If people want to…
The term 'processed food ' applies to any food that has been altered from its natural state in some way, either for safety reasons or convenience (Eating processed foods, 2014). Processed foods are altered chemically by additives such as flavors, flavor enhancers, colors, fillers, preservatives, stabilizers, and emulsifiers. These inauthentic foods have one common factor; they cost your body a great deal more to digest, assimilate, and eliminate than they offer your body in nutritional value –…
Sugars and artificial sweeteners, if not used in moderation, can become chemically and physically addictive to the body. Sometimes the outcome is not worth the gain, especially when it can lead to an early death. This essay will compare the adverse effects of sugar and artificial sweeteners in these three categories: Overindulgence, psychological addiction, and association with cancer.
Sugars come in several forms and are hidden in many foods. When sugars consumed in large amounts it typically…
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Original Research Article
Nutritional Composition of Stevia rebaudiana Bertoni Leaf:
Effect of Drying Method
Mohammed Abdalbasit A Gasmalla1,2, Ruijin Yang1
*, Issoufou Amadou1
State Key Laboratory of Food Science and Technology, School of Food Science and Technology, Jiangnan University, Wuxi
214122, PR China, 2Department of…
Creamy Kale Smoothie
Serves 2/ Prep time: 10 minutes
Kale is often used in smoothies for its nutrition profile and the fact it can combine well with many different ingredients. Kale can help fight cancer, supports cardiovascular health, and reduces inflammation in the body. You can use kale raw, but cooking this fabulous green lightly boosts its health benefits. For example, steamed kale lowers cholesterol levels more than raw.
Under 30 Minutes, One Pot
1 cup unsweetened almond milk
food and beverage, their limited time is forced them to consume unhealthy food like fast food or soft drink that can save their time when buying. Therefore, healthy lover who don’t have enough time to care about their health will be the market segment that Tak Thai would focus on.
4. Proposed product
Tak Thai provides three kinds of Thai fruit juice products including Mangosteen juice, Lychee juice, Longan juice, and Dragon fruit juice mixed with Stevia. In this market, we recommend Dragon…
Pumpkin Pie Custard
15 oz pure pumpkin
½ cup milk ( I used 1%)
4 beaten eggs
½ teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 teaspoons pumpkin spice
1 teaspoon vanilla liquid stevia
Preheat oven to 350F.
Spray 6 custard cups with nonstick cooking spray.
In a large bowl mix pumpkin, milk, eggs, spices and stevia.
Pour uniformly into ramekins.
Bake for 40 minutes.
Cool & Serve
1/2 cup heavy cream
1/2 cup water
Set the oven to 375 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
2. Combine the almond flour, salt, baking powder, Stevia powder, and cacao powder in a bowl.
3. In a separate bowl, beat the eggs together with 1 1/2 teaspoons of peppermint extract and all of the melted butter and almond oil.
4. Gradually fold the flour mixture into the egg mixture until you have a dough.
5. Place the dough on a lightly floured surface and knead until smooth.
6. Pack the dough onto the…