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Flipper
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I was just looking for where to get a stivia plant when I ran across this on Livestrong:

In addition, though stevia does contain compounds that improve insulin function and lower blood sugar, inappropriate use of stevia can lower blood sugar too far. The resulting hypoglycemia can be dangerous and can also cause reflexive overeating.

Read more: http://www.livestrong.com/article/99571-dangers-stevia-raw/#ixzz2Kmz31VxE

This really has me thinking because lately I’ve had hypoglycemic symptoms. Don’t think my usage would qualify for “inappropriate” but I think I’ll back off the stivia and see if that helps!