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Posted by: Rex, Tuesday, June 25, 2013, 8:35pm
Today Dr. Oz recommended Monk Fruit to use as a safe, low glycemic sweetener.  How does this compare to stevia
Posted by: Lola, Wednesday, June 26, 2013, 5:42am; Reply: 1
if not listed, consider neutral
Posted by: 47558 (Guest), Wednesday, June 26, 2013, 6:41am; Reply: 2
Read the product label. The stuff featured on Dr. Oz contains the following
Ingredients: Erythritol, Sugar, Monk Fruit Extract, Molasses
Posted by: Lola, Wednesday, June 26, 2013, 6:50am; Reply: 3
follow the 'monk' money trail now!!!  ha
Posted by: Amazone I., Wednesday, June 26, 2013, 8:42am; Reply: 4
;D ;D ;D yummy...du sucre :P
Posted by: Rex, Wednesday, June 26, 2013, 4:57pm; Reply: 5
Thank you so much.  I so completely rely on this community as a place where I can get the best information.  I've been with this community since May 2007.  Still doing great.  Thanks a million for being there for me.
Posted by: Amazone I., Thursday, June 27, 2013, 10:29am; Reply: 6
;D  :K) :D 8)
Posted by: keys, Monday, November 3, 2014, 6:24pm; Reply: 7
Thank you all. Yes it is important to read the ingredients. Thanks for reminding.
Posted by: aussielady582, Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 11:12pm; Reply: 8
I prefer monk fruit over stevia, but only used it once in a recipe.  Stevia, I don't like at all.
This weekend I'm making pumpkin muffins, using Just Like Sugar, and maybe a little coconut sugar; as I haven't yet bought veg glycerin, even though I did see it at a shop a couple months ago.  will use flax, coconut and almond meal for the muffins.
Some sweeteners can act as a strong laxative, as I found out in the past.
I'm still not sure about yacon syrup, is anyone using yacon?
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