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Is Aspartame Good For Pregnancy
Generally yes: There is no specific problem w/aspartame in pregnancy according to the nih. It does not cross the placenta, and is not a risk to you unless you have phenylketonuria - a rare genetic disorder. However, it is always prudent to limit all meds, supplements and the like during pregnancy except as instructed by your ob>. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more
Is stevia, splenda, or nectresse (erythritol, sugar, monk fruit extract, molasses) or aspartame safe during pregnancy?
Generally yes: There is no specific problem w/aspartame in pregnancy according to the nih. It does not cross the placenta, and is not a risk to you unless you have phenylketonuria - a rare genetic disorder. However, it is always prudent to limit all meds, supplements and the like during pregnancy except as instructed by your ob>. ...Read more
I know Pop isn't good anyway BUT if Diet Pepsi took out aspartame, what is it replaced with? Is it like a "Regular" pop now or? is it better now?
Is aspartame good for health ? As it is approximately 200 times sweeter than sugar, is it better than sugar?
good and bad: There are pros and cons for aspartame. You can decide:http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/artificial-sweeteners/my00073. ...Read more
Chewing gum (Orbit Brand Containing speramint , aspartame), taken after meals can be good to avoid acid reflux?
Acid reflux: aspartame sweetener is not good for acid reflux. Peppermint capsules swallowed twice per day can help. Do not eat late, and avoid alcohol. If you are overweight then lose wt. and because acid reflux can happen at night, best to elevate the head of the bed six inches. Do not smoke. ...Read more
I'm pregnant and have been told to stay away from aspartame. But all chewing gum seems to have thatingredient. Any suggestions?
N0 ASPARTAME: Aspartame is a neurotoxin to the brain so absolutely not. If you must chew gum then use a regular gum that is not sugar free with real sugar and not high fructose corn syrup. Please consume sparingly and check with your OB on any chemicals and additives. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I took a sip out of a drink today before realizing it was diet with aspartame. I am a breastfeeding mom. Will this hurt my baby?
I'm 29w pregnant. I drink a shake that contains aspartame/phenylalanine maybe 1x-2x/week. Don't have pku. Am i causing harm to myself or my baby?
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