After World War
Even if we use a moderate amount of sugar sold by weight, it does not mean that so we do not regard this issue as well as sugars and sweeteners present in soft drinks chewing gum, sausages, yoghurt, confectionery. The presence of sugar in many products, sometimes even hard to guess. Stevia Honey – a healer and a threat … sugar magnates in Japan long ago replaced sugar natural sweetener – Stevia honey. After World War II, when scientists of the country looking for plants that would help bring radionuclides, stevia began to explore and grow in greenhouses.
Scientists have discovered so many useful properties in the grass, now that 90% of the world's stevia grown in Japan is buying up and adds it to the 50% of product names. It's not just ice cream, candy, yogurt, and pickles, sauces, teas, beverages, toothpaste. Production of synthetic sweeteners in the country is prohibited. According to medical scientists precisely because stevia products, life expectancy in the Land of the Rising Sun is 90 years. Because of the tragedy Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Japan, stevia is declared national treasure, its removal from the country is prohibited. Homeland Stevia – northern Paraguay on the border with Brazil. The indigenous peoples of America Adolescent use of more than a thousand years.
Spanish conquistadors in the 18th century noticed that the natives used tea mate with stevia as a bracing means and in any distress. In the 30s of last century in the Soviet Union, this plant has delivered Academician Vavilov, geneticist scientist. Vavilov pointed to the unique properties of herbs to restore the disturbed metabolic processes in the body, increase energy levels, delay the aging process, protect against the harmful effects of environmental environment, to harmonize all the systems of the body, while keeping intensely sweet taste, similar in taste to sugar. But seriously engaged in research on plants only in the second half of the 20th century.