Side Effects of Truvia and the Stevia Plant?

Answer Truvia is a sweetener that comes from the stevia plant. The European Union, Australia and New Zealand have banned the use of Truvia and other stevia products due to research reports that indicate d... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Side Effects of Truvia and the Stevia Plant

What is a stevia plant?

You may know stevia as a natural sweetener. However, this refers to only one species of several stevia species. Stevia is native to the Americas, from South America to as far north as the American ... Read More »

How do I propagate stevia plant?

Soil PreparationFill a small pot or raised flower bed with loam or sandy loam soil that has a neutral pH in a well-drained location. Make sure that the planting location receives full sunlight. App... Read More »

How do I harvest a stevia plant?

Harvest the Stevia plant in late fall or autumn, as cooler temperatures intensify the sweetness of the plant.Cut the branches of the plant with pruning shears. Bundle the branches together and allo... Read More »

What are the advantages and disadvantages of drinks sweetened with stevia plant sweeteners like Sobe?

I would stay as far away from Splenda as possible! We bought a soda stream and they use Splenda to sweeten their drink mixes. I never realized this until I had 3 miscarriages. After the third misca... Read More »