Sweet stevia and maltitol

For a sweet taste that will not disrupt your anti-yeast program, try stevia or maltitol.

 


Stevia, derived from the leaves of a Paraguayan herb, is sweeter than sugar and has been scientifically validated to lower blood sugar, lower blood pressure and is not metabolized like sugar, so it’s safe for people fighting yeast overgrowth. (See this month’s recipes for suggested uses of stevia..
Maltitol is very close to sugar in sweetness and taste, again without the risk of feeding yeast organisms and promoting yeast overgrowth. This slowly absorbed sugar alcohol does not effect blood sugar levels and is also acceptable on an anti-yeast diet.

 

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