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Sucanat vs stevia

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
Pain Management 40 years experience
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
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
Pain Management 40 years experience
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

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine 36 years experience
Yes: Nothing so far to indicate it is not.
Dr. Scott Mitchell
Bariatrics 24 years experience
Yes: So far, all data indicates that stevia is another zero calorie artificial sweetener that is safe to use is a sugar substitute.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 years experience
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
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kakarala RAO
Addiction Medicine 53 years experience
Possibly about 6 mon: Because it is a plant product it my be good for about 6 months or longer Since it tastes sweet,its being good could be tested by its taste.If the tast... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Shewbridge
Endocrinology 34 years experience
Not really.: Stevia is a plant extract which is an artificial sweetener (food additive, not a medication). Using this to sweeten foods and drinks instead of sugar... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 42 years experience
No different: It's just sugar and just calories. No better, no worse, just more expensive and advertised a lot.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Hospital-based practice 47 years experience
Not known: Stevia is a natural product not known to cause any side effects as i know of.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 42 years experience
They're all: Pretty much interchangable from a medical standpoint. Pick which ever one tastes best to you. Some cannot be used in cooking.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Krulak
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Stevia: This has far fewer calories than regular sugar, and thus can help reduce caloric intake while trying to lose weight. However, without a good diet plan... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 41 years experience
Stevia is a root: and is natural and best. It's very sweet so you only need a little. Splnda is a chemical creation and its best to avoid that and other chemical swee... Read More
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