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A 44-year-old member asked:

Is stevia safe?

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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine 36 years experience
Yes: Nothing so far to indicate it is not.
Dr. Lonny Horowitz
Bariatrics 41 years experience
Still prefer other sweeteners but nothing too bad about Stevia for now.
Feb 1, 2012
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.

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A 46-year-old member asked:

What is stevia?

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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 determine if you need more.

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