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Artificial sweeteners found to cause weight gain
(Natural News) A study published online on the Canadian Medical Association Journal website revealed that using artificial sweeteners may increase the odds of long-term obesity and related conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure, and heart disease. The use of artificial or non-nutritive sweeteners — such as sucrose, stevia, and aspartame — picked up steam in the previous... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Artificial sweeteners WON'T help you lose weight
A wide-ranging review, by researchers at the University of Manitoba, found sweeteners – including aspartame, sucralose and stevia – may have negative effects on metabolism. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stevia could CURE Lyme disease better than antibiotics
Stevia, a common sugar alternative, could be a potential cure for Lyme disease following ongoing clinical trials. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study provides evidence for naturality of high-purity stevia leaf extract sweeteners
(PureCircle) New research published in the International Journal of Food Science and Technology found steviol glycosides are not altered during the extraction and purification process to make high-purity stevia extract. The study, published on June 19, 2017, was conducted at the University of Bonn in Germany, and provides further evidence for the naturality of stevia, a zero-calorie, plant-based sweetener. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 12, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Renown researchers present at ASN Scientific Sessions to advance the science of stevia
(PureCircle) To examine the latest scientific evidence related to non-caloric sweeteners, focused on stevia, the Global Stevia Institute is hosting a sponsored symposium on Saturday, April 22 from Noon - 3:00 PM at the American Society for Nutrition (ASN) Scientific Sessions, taking place at the annual Experimental Biology conference in Chicago. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 20, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How stevia may help to control blood sugar
The natural, no-calorie sweetener stevia may help people with diabetes to control their blood sugar levels. A new study reveals the mechanisms behind this. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes Source Type: news

Researchers unravel how stevia controls blood sugar levels
What makes stevia taste so extremely sweet? And how does the sweetener keep our blood sugar level under control? Researchers have discovered that stevia stimulates a protein that is essential for our perception of taste and is involved in the release of insulin after a meal. These results create new possibilities for the treatment of diabetes. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - April 11, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

"Father of Stevia," founder of Gilbert company James May dies (Video)
James A. May Sr., the founder and CEO of Gilbert-based Wisdom Natural Brands, died from heart complications at the age of 80. May, whose company makes SweetLeaf Stevia Sweetener, is known globally as the Father of Stevia. He has received numerous awards for his contributions to the natural and organic sweetener industry, including being the first to bring stevia to the U.S. in 1982. He was instrumental in helping the U. S. Food and Drug Administration ban the importation of stevia by meeting with… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - March 7, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Angela Gonzales Source Type: news

"Father of Stevia," founder of Gilbert company James May dies (Video)
James A. May Sr., the founder and CEO of Gilbert-based Wisdom Natural Brands, died from heart complications at the age of 80. May, whose company makes SweetLeaf Stevia Sweetener, is known globally as the Father of Stevia. He has received numerous awards for his contributions to the natural and organic sweetener industry, including being the first to bring stevia to the U.S. in 1982. He was instrumental in helping the U. S. Food and Drug Administration ban the importation of stevia by meeting with… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - March 7, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Angela Gonzales Source Type: news

The Scoop On Finding A Healthy Plant-Based Protein Powder
Conclusion After completing this study, and factoring in the above, of all the plant based proteins I have tried, I would personally choose Nutiva's Plant Protein Superfood 30 Shake in either vanilla or chocolate as my top choice. For me it is obvious since Nutiva is actually certified organic, is at a great affordable price, low in sugars (and not stevia) and has a great taste. Serving suggestion: Add 2 tablespoons of Hempseeds to your shake for an extra 8g of Protein and 1.7g Omega-3.Consider the addition of 1 tablespoon of Nutiva Coconut Manna (ie coconut butter) and water to eliminate the need for buying cartons of al...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - November 8, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sugar: My Position
Sugar seems to be everywhere these days, and I don’t just mean in the copiously over-sweetened standard American diet (“SAD”). I mean in the news about diet, too. Partly, this is as it should be, as one of the principal liabilities of a dreadfully junk-laden and hypocrisy-laden diet, literally engineered to subjugate the health of the many to the profit of the few, gets the attention it deserves. Partly, though, it is the result of a well orchestrated, well funded effort by those with ties to the beef industry, and/or interest in sticking butter in your coffee, to divert your attention from the ...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - October 14, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

GMO 2.0 Foods Coming Your Way: Will They Be Labeled?
Silenced genes, edited genes, algae engineered to produce compounds that taste like food: new genetically modified organisms (GMOs) made with these experimental techniques are making their way to your dinner plate. It's the next wave of genetic engineering, or GMOs 2.0. Will we know if they're in our food? The new GMO labeling law passed by Congress and signed by President Obama has been widely panned by consumer groups because it allows companies to use QR codes or 800 numbers in place of plain English on labels. But even worse news for our right to know what's in our food: vague wording in the new law opens the doo...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - September 28, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

Starbucks to serve stevia-based sweetener in select cafes
(Reuters) - Starbucks Corp, the world's largest coffee chain, said it would serve its first stevia-based, zero-calorie sweetener at select cafes in the U.S. and Canada. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 6, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Meet the New Stevia! GMOs 2.0 Get Dressed for Success
Our culture is smitten with the notion that technology can save us - or at least create great business opportunities! Cargill, for example, is working on a new food technology that mimics stevia, a sugar substitute derived from plant leaves, for the "exploding sports nutrition market." Cargill's new product, EverSweet, uses genetically engineered yeast to convert sugar molecules to mimic the properties of stevia, with no need for the plant itself. It was developed using synthetic biology (or "synbio" for short), a new form of genetic engineering that involves changing or creating DNA to artificially...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - June 14, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

Diet Drinks During Pregnancy May Be Worse Than Regular Soda
This study doesn’t prove causation yet, only that there is some link between these beverages and infant BMI, Azad said. “It’s not time to ban them or tell everyone not to consume them, but it does raise a question,” she said. Many pregnant women already try to avoid artificial sweeteners, she said. Infant BMI may not be the best measure of current and future health, although BMI is tied to health outcomes like diabetes, Azad said. The infants in this study have now turned three years old and will be reassessed at age five to see if the pattern persisted. “I would have expected sugar-sweetened ...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - May 10, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

Transcript Quantification of Genes Involved in Steviol Glycoside Biosynthesis in Stevia rebaudiana Bertoni by Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR)
Stevia (Stevia rebaudiana Bertoni) is a medicinal plant having sweet, diterpenoid glycosides known as steviol glycosides which are 200–300 times sweeter than sucrose (0.4 % solution). They are synthesized mainly in the leaves via plastid localized 2-C-methyl-D-erythrose-4-phosphate pathway (MEP pathway). Fifteen genes are involved in the formation of these glycosides. In the present protocol, a method for the quantification of transcripts of these genes is shown. The work involves RNA extraction and cDNA preparation, and therefore, procedures for the confirmation of DNA-free cDNA preparation have also been illustrate...
Source: Springer protocols feed by Plant Sciences - April 8, 2016 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Sweet, tasty and healthy: The new essence of juice?
A cocktail consisting of lime, stevia and beta-glucans can help make a tasty fruit beverage that is both low in sugar and high in fiber, according to a study, adding nutritional value and promote the sensory experience of the juice. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - March 29, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

Sweet, tasty and healthy -- the new essence of juice?
(Aarhus University) A cocktail consisting of lime, stevia and β-glucans can help make a tasty fruit beverage that is both low in sugar and high in fibre, according to a study at Aarhus University. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - March 29, 2016 Category: Biology Source Type: news

An Open Letter to the Boston Globe About Lyme Disease
Today, the Boston Globe editorial board spoke out against a bill "that would require insurers in Massachusetts to cover Lyme disease treatments for as long as a doctor says they're needed." The Globe writes: Lawmakers may have good intentions, but they don't possess the expertise to decide whether it's beneficial, cost-efficient, or safe, to keep using strong medicines to treat a condition the medical establishment doubts is real. Such questions should be resolved by a consensus of doctors and researchers -- and buttressed by convincing clinical date [sic] -- not determined by legislative mandate. Who among the B...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - March 28, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

7 Foods That Actually Make You Hungrier
SPECIAL FROM You plan on eating just a few chips. And well, what’s just a few more…and more…and before you know it, the bag is empty and you are still feeling a little munchy. Did you know that there are certain foods that, the more you eat, the hungrier you feel? Pay attention if you plan to indulge in these appetite-boosting foods. Salted Snacks  “Bet you can’t eat just one” is never more true when it comes to salt. A study by University of Florida College of Medicine & McKnight Brain Institute, Gainesville, suggests that salted food acts like a mild opiate, which drives ov...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - February 13, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

7 Things Insanely Healthy People Have In Their Kitchens
Having a well-stocked kitchen can be the difference between preparing a healthy a meal and blasting through your daily calorie count by giving up and ordering in. To stay healthy, knowing your kitchen is set up with the all right tools can be especially important. In partnership with Tropicana, we talked to a few of our favorite health-food bloggers and health nuts to find out what goes into stocking the perfect kitchen. 1. It Starts With Great Knives It’s hard to describe why it feels so good to slice through a tomato with a razor-sharp edge or chop herbs with a perfectly balanced knife -- it just does, and a great ...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - January 12, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Rethinking the No. 1 New Year's Resolution
According to a 2014 Marist poll, more than four in 10 Americans expected to make a New Year's resolution for 2015. Guess which promise topped the list? Weight loss. Guess how many kept their promise? "Only 59 percent kept their word, down from 72 percent the previous year." I, too, might have been a member of the failed 41 percent -- except this year I decided to do things differently. I fought the temptation to make a list of resolutions. Instead, I decided to go with the flow of my body. No, I didn't lose weight this year, but I did make significant dietary changes. I consider this a major victory. In fact, I'...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - December 15, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trust Us: This Green Bean Casserole Belongs At Your Thanksgiving Table
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Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - November 20, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to Break Your Addiction to Sweets
Depending on who you talk to, sugar is either the root of all evil, the next nicotine, or okay, as long as you counter it with physical activity. Of course the message that sugar is okay most often comes from the food industry, which likes to add lots of sugar (plus salt and fat) to foods to hook us, as reported in The New York Times. Foods that contain these ingredients are addictive, "craveable" and keep us going back for more. Considering that most people have a natural propensity for sweets, it's no wonder the food industry's cardinal rule is: "When in doubt, add sugar." Sugar comes in many forms wi...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - November 16, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sweet news for soda and coffee drinkers, stevia less bitter than before
(Cornell University) Good news for consumers with a sweet tooth. Cornell food scientists have reduced the sweetener stevia's bitter aftertaste by physical -- rather than chemical -- means. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 11, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Doing a Food-Mood Journal: Cultivating Awareness
This article is not medical advice and is not intended as medical advice and is intended to provide only general, non-specific information related to health, and is not intended to cover all the issues related to the topic discussed. You should consult a licensed health practitioner before using any of the information from this article. References: 1. Friedman G. Diet and the irritable bowel syndrome. Gastroenterol Clin North Am. 1991 Jun;20(2):313-24. Department of Medicine, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York. 2. Happonen P, Voutilainen S, Salonen JT. Coffee drinking is dose-dependently related to the risk o...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - October 23, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stevia: Can it help with weight control?
(Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist)
Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist - September 23, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coke's Solution to the Obesity Crisis Is a Massive Failure
To put it mildly, cola's received a bad rep lately, and that recent infographic showing how soda affects your body only drove its abysmal status down further. Needless to say, the industry isn't going to lightly take such a beating, so they've come out fighting. "Coca-Cola, the world's largest producer of sugary beverages, is backing a new 'science-based' solution to the obesity crisis: To maintain a healthy weight, get more exercise and worry less about cutting calories," writes Anahad O'Connor in the New York Times. This campaign becomes at a particularly sensitive time, as the Centers for Disease Control and...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - August 11, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diet Pepsi With Aspartame Isn't Going Away Completely
Aspartame lovers can stop hoarding Diet Pepsi now.  In April, PepsiCo announced that it was removing aspartame from Diet Pepsi in response to growing consumer concern about the artificial sweetener's possible adverse health effects, and replacing it with sucralose. On Thursday,the Wall Street Journal reported the drink company's CEO, Indra Nooyi, announced that the recipe change would take effect in late August of this year -- but also that Diet Pepsi containing aspartame will still be available for sale online after that time.  There's no doubt that many, even most, consumers are dubious about asp...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - July 10, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is it too good to be true? Superfood-charged ice cream with fewer calories than a large APPLE unveiledĀ 
Described as a ‘guilt-free luxury ice cream’, the sugar and cream in Oppo is replaced with stevia leaf, the natural zero-calories sweetener, and virgin coconut oil, so you keep the taste. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 8, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is it too good to be true? Superfood-charged ice cream with the same amount of calories as an APPLE unveiledĀ 
Described as a ‘guilt-free luxury ice cream’, the sugar and cream in Oppo is replaced with stevia leaf, the natural zero-calories sweetener, and virgin coconut oil, so you keep the taste. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 5, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Fantastic, Delicious, Super Low-Carb Muffin, Bread and Biscotti
For the past seven years I've traveled the country speaking to hundreds of people with diabetes. What does everyone want to know: "What can I eat?!" The cry rises midway through a presentation followed by, "I know I should cut my carbs but I can't give up______(fill in the blank with anything crumbly and delicious)." Being a recovering muffin- and scone-aholic myself, who has long gone without for better blood sugar management, I am hooked once again. But this time it's a nutritious, soul-satisfying low carb muffin that has found its way into my heart and onto my plate. And this muffin comes with &qu...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - April 21, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bethenny Frankel Says Men Don't Know That We're Crazy And Avocados Make Us Glow
You can start watching The Real Housewives of New York again (which premieres tonight on Bravo), because Bethenny is back. Seriously, if anyone can bring true realism to a ‘reality tv show’ (not that we’ve ever watched Real Housewives, The Bachelor, or reality shows in general of course…) it’s Bethenny Frankel. She’s also keeping it real with her new book out today -- I Suck At Relationships So You Don’t Have To -- whose title speaks for itself. Like the episode The Opposite on Seinfeld, Bethenny – like George Costanza – aims to have you do the exact opposite of every...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - April 12, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

9 Hidden Sources Of Sugar In Your Diet
SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Sugar is not your friend. The average American eats between 150 and 170 pounds of refined sugars a year, according to the The United States Department of Agriculture. That's over 5,000 tablespoons, or...the weight of an average person. "Refined, or processed sugar, is stripped of all of its natural nutrients, leaving you with empty calories that make it easy to pack on extra weight," says nutrition and fitness expert Dr. Pamela Peeke, author of The New York Times Bestseller "The Hunger Fix." "When the weight is deposited deep in our bellies, a common occurrence after...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - April 12, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stevia is a natural anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer agent
(NaturalNews) The native Indian tribe in Paraguay calls stevia "Kaa he-he" which means "sweet herb". The This local herb is believed to have been used for centuries by locals as a sweetener and for medicinal treatments. Stevia has been shown to not only contain a great flavor but... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 8, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

4 Steps to Detoxify Your Kitchen
Your body is not the only thing that needs a good detox once in a while.  When I mention detoxification, you probably think about something your body does to lose weight, support your liver, and generally feel and look better. Strange as it sounds, your kitchen could also use a good detox! Most likely, the food industry holds your kitchen hostage. No doubt your cupboards and pantry are filled with ultra-processed fare. Detoxifying your kitchen allows you to escape these shackles and transform your kitchen to a place of wellness. A healthy kitchen provides the foundation for a healthy you. If you make your kitchen a ...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - February 2, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is stevia healthy and safe to use?
(NaturalNews) It's been consumed for decades in Japan to help manage diabetes. Primal enthusiasts embrace it as a near perfect alternative to sugar. And health advocates love that it adds sweetness to food without the drawbacks of excess calories or the downfalls of artificial sweeteners... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 2, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stevia vs. Splenda - choosing the right sweetener
(NaturalNews) As the dangers associated with refined sugar consumption go mainstream, many people are looking for safe alternatives to satisfy their sweet tooth. And two of the more popular sweetener alternatives on the market today, Stevia and Splenda, claim to provide a safe dose... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 14, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pumpkin: More Than Just Pie
We carve faces in them and love the pies, but pumpkin, it turns out, is actually a very nutritious gourd with so many great beneficial components that can make it a great side dish to many meals, much like sweet potatoes, only without a blood sugar spike. It's in the same plant family as squash, cucumber and melons, very similar to butternut squash, yet it's mostly forgotten and left out of our diet. Its bright orange color denotes a rich content of carotenoids, the precursors to vitamin A. Nurses Health Studies indicate that a diet high in carotenoids can decrease the risk of cataracts and cancer. Pumpkin is chock full ...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - November 13, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sweetener Swap and Sugar Rules: Can We De-Sugar Our Holidays?
It is our sweetest season and most exciting time of the year. Halloween ushers in the parties, treats, desserts and of course sugar. We all enjoy the festivities of the season, but watching and counting the sugar grams prevents excess holiday pounds and helps fight off winter colds. Knowing our new-found fear of sugar, many sugar substitutes and "natural" sugars are crowding the market place leaving us all a bit confused. Before you swap your sweeteners, here is what you need to know this holiday season. Rule 1: Create a sugar budget As the holidays approach, plan a sugar "budget" for yourself or your...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - November 3, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Has sugar lost its sweet spot? Paraguayan plant upends market
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The maker of America's top sugar brand Domino Sugar is launching its first no-calorie "natural" sweetener extracted from the stevia plant in Paraguay, the strongest sign yet that the upstart product is threatening to eat into raw-sugar demand. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 20, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Inexpensive, easy detox - the one gallon challenge
(NaturalNews) You've heard of the ice bucket challenge, and maybe even the Ferguson Challenge. Here's a new challenge: the one gallon challenge. Drink a gallon of cranberry lemonade a day, sweetened with stevia, and spiced with cayenne. This is one of the best ways to detoxify, lose... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 2, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Truvia sweetener a powerful pesticide; scientists shocked as fruit flies die in less than a week from eating GMO-derived erythritol
(NaturalNews) Truvia sweetener is made from about 99.5% erythritol (a sugar alcohol), and 0.5% rebiana, an extract from the stevia plant (but not at all the same thing as stevia). A shocking new study published in the journal PLOS ONE (1) has found that Truvia, an alternative sweetener... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 5, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Embrace the use of stevia as your sweetener
(NaturalNews) Stevia is a natural sweetener extracted from the stevia rebaudiana plant. This plant grows in Brazil, Paraguay, Japan, Korea, China and Thailand. The Guarani Indians in Paraguay have, for centuries, used stevia leaves to sweeten teas and healing potions. They have also... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 16, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sugar: Zero calories - and totally natural. But is the 'miracle' new sugar substitute too good to be true?
You may well already have had some. Look on the label of a can of Sprite and you’ll notice stevia in the ingredients — that’s why it’s now 30 per cent lower in sugar. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 18, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What To Eat Now: alternatives to sugar
What with sugar being public enemy number one, Ian Marber gives us some healthier alternatives to satisfying that sweet tooth     (Source: The Telegraph : Health Advice)
Source: The Telegraph : Health Advice - March 17, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: sugar alternatives sweeteners glucose stevia the food doctor fructose calories Source Type: news

What's the difference between stevia, Truvia and PureVia?
If you don't know by now, stevia is a plant that grows in Brazil that tastes naturally sweet; therefore, it is dried out and ground up and is a great substitute for sugar, eliminating unwanted calories. It does have a little aftertaste, as if it was artificial, but it... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 7, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Will Stevia Get A 'Breaking Bad' Bounce?
**Spoiler alert** If you're like me and among one of the 8 million-plus who watched the final episode of AMC's Breaking Bad last evening, you learned that Lydia Rodarte-Quayle's predictability for café meetings and chamomile tea with stevia led to her demise. Walter White took advantage of her detailed attention to schedule to replace the single packet of stevia on her table with his long ago-isolated ricin, a potent toxin from Castor beans. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - September 30, 2013 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: David Kroll Source Type: news