As the nasty truth behind artificial sweeteners is out, stevia comes to the rescue without wreaking havoc on your health. Stevia is an all natural botanical sweetener made from a plant that is 200 times sweeter than sugar. If you are looking for a way to satisfy your sweet tooth without artificial sugars, you may want to give stevia a go. Here are some of the benefits:

1. Won’t raise blood insulin levels or spike blood sugars.
2. Is safe for teeth.
3. Can lower high blood pressure.
4. Is easy to substitute into cooking. Stevia is available in a liquid form and can be incorporated into everything from baking, to smoothies and even into drinks.