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If you’re tired of worrying about the toxicity of artificial sweeteners but don’t want to absorb the empty calories of sugar, here’s a no-cal product I think you’ll like.





Artificial sweeteners, ubiquitous,


In much we eat and drink,


Effect on health, iniquitous,


Made me stop and think:


 


How do I play calorie game?


Queried web, answer found.


Stevia —unlikely name —


From natural leaf is ground.


 


Sweetens like aspartame,


No guilty calories, of course.


 For sweet tea, cereal same,


I found a low priced source.


 


Swansonvitamins.com on line,


Has vitamins and Stevia too,


A hundred paks for $3.59,


I said, “Okay, this’ll do”.


 


Toxic sweeteners we’ll unseat


If word’s spread all over town.


Stevia’s taste is oh, so sweet,


And helps you fit your gown.


 


© 2007 R. Leland Waldrip


    


 

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Reviewed by Regis Auffray
Thank you for sharing this informative poem, Leland. I'd not heard of stevia before this. Love and peace to you,

Regis
Reviewed by Leland Waldrip
Additional info on stevia: Internet article says that 47% of sweeteners used in Japan are stevia based, including Diet Coke. It is illegal to sell aspartame there.
Leland
Reviewed by Mitzi Jackson
thanks for the share the tips i know many will
try this out
sounds good anything natural is good
most times
take care
Reviewed by Ronald Hull
How sweet it tis.

Ron
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes
You betta send me some of those..okay!!

Not sure if it's available in my old coutry....maybe by a different name I guess!!

Sighhhhhh!!

Sweetner Love Tinky
Reviewed by Kimmy Van Kooten
Wow! I like the message in this one! A SWEET poem for all of us who could benefit in the END! LOL!
I'll have to get me some! Thanks Leland!
Love and Peace~
Kimmy~
Reviewed by C. J. Stevens
How rare to find information on health in the form of a charming poem with a galloping rhythm! Thank you for this invaluable advice.
CJ
Reviewed by Andre Bendavi ben-YEHU

STEVIA HAS BEEN SCIENTIFICALLY TESTED IN THE SEVENTIES, EIGHTIES AND NINETIES. THERE IS NO CONTRA-INDICATION OR SIDE REACTION OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING ALLERGIC. The "WHO" WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION HAS LISTED STEVIA AS RISKLESS. (It can be bought from most HEALTHSTORES.)

I did enjoy this poetic composition.

I salute You, Poet.

In gratitude and admiration,


Andre Emmanuel Bendavi ben-YEHU
Reviewed by Elizabeth Taylor (Reader)
Cute poem.
So...you have a sweet tooth?

Elizabeth
Reviewed by Larry Lounsbury
I am a constant tea drinker myself. No sugar. Liked this health poem.
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