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is stevia safe for infants

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Dr. Marek Lutrzykowski
41 years experience Bariatrics
Not recomended: Is not good for you !
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
All the same: All of the artificial sweeteners are about the same. The decision should be based upon taste, and whether you need to use it in cooking, as some can' ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Goldstein
32 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Maybe.: Both products are advertised as coming from natural sources, so it would seem that they should be safe. They just haven't been used long enough yet to ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chuck Shaffer
32 years experience Bariatrics
Yes: Yes.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Yes, but why?: It's safe, but why would you want to take it? Sugar actually has very few calories, and you shouldn't try to lose weight during pregnancy, so why take ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Amount-dependent: While they're presumed to be safe in small amounts, these artificial sweeteners have been found to be harmful (at least to lab animals) in really high ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Safe: Other than an aftertaste, it does not have side effects. However, do not expect using a sugar substitute to result in weight loss, unless you exercise ... Read More
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Larry Maturani
23 years experience Hospital-based practice
Yes: Stevia is a herbal sweetener. No problem.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cassandra Hornbuckle
14 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: The history of Stevia leaf dates back several centuries. It has mainly been used for diabetes, GI tract regulation, an anti-infective, energy, etc. I ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajesh Boorgu
26 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Should be ok: I am not aware of any problems with stevia in kidney failure. However supplements are not well regulated and thus good studies will not have been cond ... Read More
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