I asked my Diabetic Nurse today about Stevia. She explained how the brain reads "sweets" regardless of the origin (Stevia, honey, sugar, soda) and then tells the liver to go into "store mode", making it stop working. She then explained that after we are done drinking our sweetened water, our brain does not register as full and so then we begin our search for food, even if we aren't really hungry. She stated that while we do need some sweet in our diet, we also want to keep our liver working as it should. She suggested that any sweetners, including natural, should be limited. I know many of you have done a lot of research on this and wonder if you've found the same information.
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