Stevia AS ANTIMICROBIAL AND OTHER BENEFITS
Stevia, is also shown to be effective in breaking-up the cyst form of borrelia pathogens in Lyme disease patients. Whereas, refined sugar would do the opposite by suppressing the body’s natural immune system, and creating a vantage point for pathogens to take hold in the now immune compromised individual
It has been shown to be beneficial in killing off pathogens, but unlike other sweeteners such as cane-sugar, it does not suppress the immune system like refined-sugar does.
Nor does Stevie raise the blood sugar levels,  or cause an increase in inflammation markers like refined-sugar does.
Refined-sugar, has also been shown to increase the formation of cancer cell production.
Stevia, on the other hand has been shown to nourish the bodies natural gut-biome, and increases immunity.