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What are some negative effects of taking sugar substitutes such as stevia?

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Dr. Alvin Lin
Geriatrics 32 years experience
Not enough research: Just yesterday, american heart association & american diabetes association published a joint scientific statement on use of non-nutritive sweeteners, including stevia. Bottomline, not enough human studies to determine good from bad. Check it out at http://circ.Ahajournals.Org/content/early/2012/07/09/cir.0b013e31825c42ee.Full.Pdf.
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