Type 2 diabetes is one of the commonest types among the Indian population. Infact 1 out of every 10 Indians suffer from this disease where the prevalence of Type 2 Diabetes is much higher in urban popular compared with rural. From heart diseases to stroke, by now we all must be aware of the adversities that might come up with this health condition. If you’re someone who’s struggling with weight loss, here’s an alternative that will make sure you don’t cut down on your sugar cravings while keeping your insulin levels under control.
The magic green powder, stevia leaf powder, known for its rich anti-oxidant properties is considered as a great alternative to sugar. This non-nutritive sweetener is extracted from a plant species called stevia rebaudiana
has grown natively in South America has been used in preparations of tea and beverages since the 16th
Century. What makes this a popular choice for weight management is it's little to zero calories (carbs.) factor, but if you are still not convinced, stevia also contains several ingredients that also help you lower your blood sugar level.
Here are some interesting ways of adding stevia leaf powder to your everyday meals and beverages:
1.Add a dash of stevia leaves powder every morning to your beverage of choice with few mint leaves to refresh your mornings.
2.Ditch your usual sweetener and try stevia leaf powder for your cereal or smoothie bowls.
3.You can also use stevia leaf powder for baking your kind of dessert-like kheer or pudding.
4.Add a heaping teaspoon of stevia leaf powder to your favorite salad if you enjoy everything sweet.
5.You can also prepare sauces of choice with stevia.
In addition to this, make sure you don’t only rely on stevia to control your diabetes. One should equally include physical activity alongside practicing healthy lifestyle habits to see a result with stevia.