Monday, August 15, 2011

NuNaturals Sweet GIVEAWAY

A few years ago, I vowed to nix artificial sweeteners from my diet.  Fake sugars, as I like to call them, just never sat well with me.  I couldn't digest them and they often made me quite ill.  

I know there are a quite a few health concerns with using sugar substitutes, and even though I'm pretty sure they blame anything on cancer these days, I wasn't always concerned with the side effects until I started to notice a significant difference when I didn't use them. 

I won't lie.  I still liked the fact of using a zero calorie sugar substitute to replace sugar. To me, sugar just seemed like empty calories and I had a hard time using the "real" thing.  

About the time when I cut out splenda, I was introduced to an alternative by my manager of a coffee shop where I worked at the time. Stevia he called it. We offered this to add to some of our drinks and I became interested in learning just what it was all about. 

Stevia is a genus of about 240 species of herbs and shrubs in the sunflower family (Asteraceae), native to subtropical and tropical regions from western North America to South America. The species Stevia rebaudiana, commonly known as sweetleaf, sweet leaf, sugarleaf, or simply stevia, is widely grown for its sweet leaves. As a sweetener and sugar substitute, stevia's taste has a slower onset and longer duration than that of sugar, although some of its extracts may have a bitter or licorice-like aftertaste at high concentrations.

NuNaturals is a fantastic company that makes a multitude of stevia based products.  I've purchased their products before, but they recently asked if they could send me some of their latest….

I was excited to see some new products in this mix. 

And some old favorites.

Sweet X, Xylitol Crystals is a naturally-occurring 5-carbon polyol sweetener found in many fruits and vegetables. Xylitol is even produced by the human body during normal metabolism of glucose. Xylitol is the sweetest of all the polyols.
(From Website)

Quick Dissolve Tabs contain our NuStevia White Stevia Extract and fiber. These marvelous tabs are a pre-measured serving. The tabs are very easy to break into halves or even fourths so that you can use as much as you want or as little as you want. NuStevia Quick Dissolve Tablets contains absolutely no calories or carbohydrates.
(From website) 

I am a big fan of NuNatural products and now you can see why too. 

The fantastic people from NuNatural have graciously offered to give 4 of you the chance to try some of their products. 

What you'll receive: 

One box of our NuStevia Packets,  50 ct. Box, AND one bottle of our NuNaturals Vanilla Stevia Liquid, 2 oz. bottle. (this stuff is like crack!) 

To enter: Simply leave a comment as to one way you would use NuNaturals if you won. 

I will pick the winners on Thursday, August 18th. 

Wait, there's more!! 

You ALL can try a sample of NuNaturals for FREE!  Simply send a self addressed, stamped envelope to the address below and NuNaturals will send you a sample of their stevia to try.  (US only) 

NuNaturals, INC
2220 West 2nd Ave. # 1
Eugene, OR  97402

So you really can not loose here. 

Good luck!