I’ve been using stevia water for a long time now – really ever since I knew that I had candida. You can make a very sweet stevia water from the green herb, fresh or dried. It has really helped us avoid sugar!
Processed stevia is a super-sweet sweetener that doesn’t feed candida or raise blood sugar and insulin levels, so it’s used by many who want to have something sweet without the bad ‘side effects’ of sugar.
Going To Stevia As An Alternative
It is problematic that many brands of stevia at the store contain additives like maltodextrin, dextrose, inulin, natural flavors, and erythritol. These are NOT real foods as pointed out by Vani Hari (a.k.a. The Food Babe). She tells us: