natural sweeteners

Agave Nectar: A Sweetener That is Even Worse Than Sugar?

Don't listen to the hype, agave nectar is not a health food.

Think Splenda is Safe? Not if You’re Using It Like This…

Think Splenda is safe? Maybe so. Unless you're using it like this....

Is Stevia Really Better than Other Sweeteners?

Imagine walking out into your garden and picking a sweetener to add to your coffee or tea. A quarter to a half of a leaf is all you would need to sweeten your entire drink if the leaf was from a stevia plant.

Using Bee Spit: Incorporating Honey into Your Life

Honey is more than just delicious. It has been imbued with special powers that heal wounds, fight infection and keep us healthy.

Agave Nectar: The Bitter Truth About This “Natural” Sweetener

Most of the agave nectar sold for consumption today is highly processed to increase its fructose content, in a manner similar high fructose corn syrup.

Ask the Herbalist: What Are the Health Benefits of Honey?

Not only does honey have a wonderful taste that may surprise and delight you, depending on the type, it also has many health benefits!