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Stevia – as a natural sweetener & therapeutic agent

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article image Stevia rebaudiana Bertoni - a perennial semi-shrub plant species belonging to the genus Stevia, classified in Asteraceae family, has its origin from South America. The plant is well-known for its leaves to be rich in natural sweet compounds steviol glycosides, which are 300 times sweeter than table sugar. Thousand years ago, Paraguay natives and Brazilians extensively used the leaves of this small herbaceous plant to sweeten their bitter drinks, tea and medicines. Gurani Indians of South…Read More

Stevia – as a natural sweetener and therapeutic agent

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article image Stevia rebaudiana Bertoni - a perennial semi-shrub plant species belonging to the genus Stevia, classified in Asteraceae family, has its origin from South America. The plant is well-known for its leaves to be rich in natural sweet compounds steviol glycosides, which are 300 times sweeter than table sugar. Thousand years ago, Paraguay natives and Brazilians extensively used the leaves of this small herbaceous plant to sweeten their bitter drinks, tea and medicines. Gurani Indians of South…Read More

NADRA wins award as leading change agent

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD:The National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) has been given award jointly by World Movement for Democracy and Mehergarh at a ceremony held to mark the National Working Women’s Day. The award was given in recognition for extraordinary efforts to promote the compliance of anti-sexual harassment legislation in the Authority. Such implementation of laws helped NADRA to provide a peaceful and secure work environment, which is free of incidents of sexual…Read More