Splenda, Equal, Sweet and Low and other Aspartame products, are not “healthy choices”. Besides losing weight on the Slenderiix program, it teaches a healthy lifestyle. Artificial sweeteners have been known to cause several health issues and there is much controversy on this topic. We want to get away from anything artificial and start including the healthier alternatives. Stevia is a healthy alternative. The powdered form will taste somewhat bitter, which is good for baking. The liquid Stevia is great for coffee, tea, shakes and etc. It even comes in flavors. There is a lemon stevia that tastes great in tea. There even is a chocolate stevia which is delicious sprinkled on strawberries.