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A 26-year-old female asked:

Who shouldnt have stevia in the raw for their coffee? like can it harm certain conditions/diseases? trying to stay away from actual sugar?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 63 years experience
Kidney damage from stevia has been mentioned but I think one has to use massive amounts daily to be concerned. I haven't heard of idiosyncratic reactions to stevia though. Millions of us worldwide use stevia daily without incident allowing us to avoid spikes jn blood sugar which can occur using 2 or 3 teaspoons or more of sugar for our coffee or tea.
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