WATER UP! – Keep hydration fun & healthy

Posted on July 23rd, 2013, in Community, Health, SweetLeaf.

Why is a sweetener company writing about hydration? Simply because juices, sodas and energy/sports drinks are a prime source of sugar, which many of our readers are trying to avoid. With our bodies being 60 percent to 70 percent water, hydration is still a must. (Trust us on this, we’re based in Arizona.)

2 sodas a day = 5½ pounds of sugar a month!

Posted on June 18th, 2013, in Community, Health, Lifestyle, SweetLeaf.

Talk about sugar shock!  We kept hearing about sugar in soda. So, out of curiosity, we did the math.

A typical 8-ounce can of regular soda lists 40 grams of sugar. Assume two cans of soda a day, and you » Read More

Stevia for Weight Control

Posted on February 22nd, 2013, in Community, Health.

Today’s hectic lifestyle has us rushing to meet both personal and professional demands, which, for many of us, has made fast food a regular part of our daily routine. When we’re not rushing to appointments, we’re spending sedentary hours at our computers. The combination has resulted in an obesity epidemic that the U.S. Center for Disease Control describes as the number one health risk in America.

Beating Childhood Obesity

Posted on February 21st, 2013, in Community, Health.

Each generation is presented with unique challenges. Today’s youth faces the dire consequences of a childhood obesity epidemic. According to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, if we don’t act to reverse this trend, we’re in danger of raising the first generation of American children who may live sicker and die younger than the generation before them.

Managing Diabetes with Stevia

Posted on February 21st, 2013, in Community, Health.

Whether managing type 1 or type 2 diabetes, you have enough on your mind without having to think about your sweetener. SweetLeaf Stevia® Sweetener does not impact blood sugar at all, so you can use it in food and beverages without having to count carbs or be concerned about adding unwanted chemicals to your diet.