A 46-year-old member asked:
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is stevia safer than similar products at the grocery store? is stevia from different companies very different, or the same?

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Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
All the same: All of the artificial sweeteners are about the same. The decision should be based upon taste, and whether you need to use it in cooking, as some can't be heated.
Answered on Mar 12, 2013

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