So what can I have instead of Sugar?

If you have been reading my blog, you should know that the number one thing I urge people to give up is refined sugar of ANY sort. Be it…

• Fructose Corn Syrup

• Corn Syrup

• Rice Syrup

• Sucrose

• Glucose Syrup

• Invert Sugar

• Agave nectar

• Coconut sugar

It’s all C-R-A-P!

Artificial sweetens are just as bad. So you can’t have them either.

So what to do, what to do?

Grab yourself some Stevia and quit complaining.

Stevia is an herb that is 250 to 300 times sweeter than sugar, completely natural and has almost no impact on blood sugar levels. In fact some research has shown that a whole leaf concentrate has a regulating effect on the pancreas which assists in stabilising blood sugar levels.

If you were to eliminate all refined sugar from your diet, I could almost guarantee you would lose weight and feel much healthier. Again, the great thing about Stevia is that it doesn’t cause blood sugar and insulin spikes, or add calories, nor contribute to conditions like obesity, fitness problems and tooth decay. In fact, it’s also much sweeter than sugar. It really is one of nature’s best kept secrets.

Also keep in mind, a serve of Stevia is less than a ¼ of a teaspoon!

Maximus Mark

P.S. For more information about Stevia, flip to page 90 in your copy of The Truth About Health Supplements.

8 Responses

  1. For anyone in the EU, they don’t sell that as an edible, but you can find it under the skincare section as a topical product.

  2. I meant that you can get it, only it its labeled as “for skin & not for consumption” so you have to look for it, but it tastes alright! 🙂

  3. Hey Bud,

    What’s your thoughts on sugar in fruit? How much fruit would be a good amount to eat per day in order to keep fructose levels at an reasonable level for someone of my height and weight. (6ft2 84kg)

    1. I could do a whole post about this, actually I will…

      You dont eat fruit for the sugar in it number one..

      Actually fructose is much worse than glucose as 100% is metabolized in the liver. HFCS is the devil. Look up non alcoholics fatty liver disease to see what I mean.

      I would eat mainly berries (eg. blueberries, raspberries) as they are low in fructose but high in all the other good stuff. Additional, fruit today is not what it was 30, 40 years old. It has the same calories, but not as much of that good stuff (vitamins, minerals) as there use to be. To be reasonable, 1 to 2 pieces a day is plenty, with the one caveat, if you are trying to lose body fat, just stick to berries. Also I don’t believe in things like fruit salads, and you should eat fruit according to seasons.

      Thus again, the king piece of advice, buy from a local farmer as much as possible!

      Thanks for your question,

    1. Everything I have seen on xytoltol suggests that it is a safe alternative. HOWEVER – I encourage people to completely ween themselves off sweet things. I would not encourage its use but would allow it once in a while. Again – if it wasn’t here 60 years ago….

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