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agave nectar vs stevia

A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Moderation: Use of sugar substitutes in moderation is not likely to have untoward health effects.

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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Maybe . . .: Agave sweetener or syrup is comprised of varying fractions of fructose & glucose depending upon manufacturer, thus the glycemic index will vary, but i ... Read More
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Dr. Seema Patel
26 years experience Holistic Medicine
Low GI foods: Agave and stevia are 2 low glycemic foods, but they still have to be used in moderation. Eat less, eat low glycemic, lose weight and exercise to prev ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
Stevia: This a natural sweetener made from plant extracts. It tends to be quite sweet. It is used to replace sugar. Best is to sprinkle some do taste test to ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marek Lutrzykowski
41 years experience Bariatrics
Not recomended: Is not good for you !
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brad Eilerman
19 years experience Endocrinology
Stevia: They are both sweet and can be used in cooking, although the stevia may not have the molasses flavor of sucanat.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
Stevia: This a natural sweetener made from plant extracts. It tends to be quite sweet. It is used to replace sugar. Best is to sprinkle some do taste test to ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Not exactly: Purevia is a brand of sweetener based on stevia, which means purevia contains stevia extract, but also contains other things. Stevia is a family of p ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
51 years experience Endocrinology
Unlikely: see urologist
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
No problem: The artificial sweeteners are all pretty much interchangable from a medical standpoint. Pick which ever one tastes best to you. Some cannot be used in ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
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Ha!: Blabber or bladder???

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