Stevia To The Rescue For Keto And Lyme Disease?

Stevia kills Lyme Disease better than standard antibiotics, study says — (Note from Erin: I was unaware when I posted this piece that the stevia used in the study was created by my personal friend and Lyme MD- Dr. Lee Cowden. In fact, click here to get my free book about my Lyme journey. Also, for those asking, you can buy the stevia here, I don’t personally sell … www.healthnutnews.com

Read More

As many of you know, 100% organic Stevia is the only sweetener that I use as it has pretty much zero impact on blood sugar, so hence it is Keto Friendly.  With the possibility of Monk Fruit, I don’t touch any other sweeteners because of the impact they have on your gut, and brain functions.  Just say no!

Compounds and antibiotic preparation

Different Stevia extracts manufactured by Nutramedix®, Now®, Sweet leaf®, and Truvia® were purchased from health food stores in the USA and were labeled randomly as Stevia A, B, C, and D. The extracts A, B, and C were formulated by standard alcohol extraction method whereas extract D was purchased in a powder form dissolved in distilled water. Stevioside (Sigma) was prepared in 0.001% DMSO and further diluted in 1× phosphate buffered saline (PBS, 0.1 M, pH 7.4 from Sigma). The antibiotics doxycycline, cefoperazone, and daptomycin (Sigma) at a concentration of 10 μg/ml were prepared in PBS. All antimicrobial agents were sterilized using a 0.2-μm filter unit (EMD Millipore, Billerica, MA). The antibiotic solutions were aliquoted and stored at minus 20 °C.

Here is a link to the actual study.

Since Lyme Disease of which there may be up to 500,000 new cases each year is one of the most under-reported illnesses out there, this may be good to know.

Here is the Liquid Stevia that I just ordered and that I am going to switch too as long as it tastes OK. Who knows what else it can help with right?  I know it does not impact my fasting and the antibiotic properties are a bonus. Can’t hurt, might help!

They mention the Now brand in the study, so that is what I got.  Wonder if it could help prevent it as well.

Share this post

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin
Share on pinterest
Share on print
Share on email
Skip to toolbar