December 31, 2004

Happy New Year from Steviva Brands, Inc.,

Happy New Year to all of you. Perhaps one of your resolutions is to lose a little holiday weight. I know it is one of mine. I would like to emphasize the importance of Protein. Proteins are an important source of energy. They are also a leading component of our tissue (muscles, skin, bones), the building blocks of our cells and regulators of a variety of bodily functions. They are macromolecules, composed of long chains of amino acids that primarily consist of carbon, oxygen, nitrogen and hydrogen. The body can produce an unlimited amount of proteins from just 20 amino acids. And it can make all those elements itself, with the exception of eight, the essential amino acids crucial to our diets.

As a normal healthy adult, you don’t need a lot of protein; 60 grams of protein-rich food is usually sufficient, and twice that amount is definitely enough – in other words, 120 grams of meat, chicken, fish or tofu. A protein shortage is easy to spot: your nails and hair stop growing.

I really can't emphasize enough how important it is to increase your water intake as you increase your proteins. Your liver and kidneys will thank you. What I suggest is adding the juice of half a lemon to 32 ounces of water with a sprinkle of Steviva Brand Stevia Powder. Aside from being less than 2 carbs, you will get the health benefits that the stevia provides along with the vitamin C and electrolytes that lemon have. You can substitute limes for lemons if you get bored. Click here to order stevia powder.

If you have questions about our products we highly recommend going to our Frequently Asked Questions pages or searching our resource center. Our resource center contains hundreds of links to a variety of sites that contain information regarding stevia, low carb, health and more. Check it out!

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Thank all of you for your patronage and have an excellent day.

Thom King
Steviva Brands, Inc.

Sugar Free Low Carb Coconut Cranberry Breakfast Bars
Serves: 12
Carbs Per Serving: 4.5 g
Prep Time:<15 minutes

Skill Level: Easy

This is without question one of my personal favorites. These bars are low carb, high protein and loaded with fibre.One bar in the morning will sustain you for hours. I would love to hear your feedback on these.

4 Large Eggs
1 Cup Heavy Cream
1 Cup Water
3 Tsp. Vanilla
2 Scoops Vanilla Protein Powder
1 Cup Almond Flour(Ground Almonds)
1 Cup Steviva Brand Stevia Blend
1 Cup Unsweetened Coconut
1/2 Cup Unsweetened Cranberries

Place all ingredients into a large bowl.
Stir until well combined.
Pour into a greased (I use Pam) 9x13 casserole.
I sprinkle Steviva Brand Stevia Powder sweetened coconut on top, also.
Bake for approximately 1 hour at 350 degrees until golden brown.

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