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is stevia safe?

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Dr. Marek Lutrzykowski
41 years experience Bariatrics
Not recomended: Is not good for you !
Answered on Aug 23, 2020
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Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Nothing so far to indicate it is not.
Answered on Apr 9, 2015
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Dr. Lonny Horowitz
39 years experience Bariatrics
Still prefer other sweeteners but nothing too bad about Stevia for now.
Feb 1, 2012
Dr. Scott Mitchell
22 years experience Bariatrics
Yes: So far, all data indicates that stevia is another zero calorie artificial sweetener that is safe to use is a sugar substitute.
Answered on Apr 9, 2015
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