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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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Is mannitol in any foods or sugarless candies?

Is mannitol in any foods or sugarless candies?

Yes: Mannitol is used as a reduced-calorie sweetener and as a dusting powder (it doesn't pick up moisture from the air) in food, particularly sugarless food, candy, gum, & chewable tablets. ...Read more

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What is the debate regarding aspartame, sorbitol and mannitol?

What is the debate regarding aspartame, sorbitol and mannitol?

No: Some will accelerate the GI tract motility causing diarrhea, but most sugar-alcohols are great diabetic substitute sweetener. They are less sweet than sugar, and artificial sweeteners are much sweeter. They do stimulate insulin, but less than glucose. Aspartmae is an artifical sweetener. ...Read more

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Are the sugars in mannitol and malitol bad for your teeth?

Are the sugars in mannitol and malitol bad for your teeth?

Yes : Unfortunately erythritol, isomalt, sorbitol, and mannitol are recognized as a sugar source by the bacteria in our mouths and can cause cavities. Xylitol is the only sweetener that cannot be digested by oral bacteria. Chewed in small amounts (one or two pieces a day) xylitol can remineralize teeth. Gum with recaldent can also remineraize your teeth. ...Read more

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What effect will mannitol have on kidney function?

What effect will mannitol have on kidney function?

Diuretic: Manitol is a sugar like substance which is filtered by the kidney and not reabsorved like glucose would so it remains in the kidney tubules and it acts as a urine volume enhancer by pulling water and electrolytes into the urine space and ultimately out in the urine so as to be an osmotic diuretic. It is used mainly to reduce brain edema acutely. ...Read more

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Can I take mannitol and concerta at the same time?

Yes: There are no drug-drug interactions between mannitol and concerta. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use mannitol as a coffee sweetener?

Is it safe to use mannitol as a coffee sweetener?

Not available: Mannitol is typically dusted on gum or other foods. It is not typically availiabe for a coffee sweetener. Stevia is a good coffee sweetener ANS is readily available at whole foods or other health food stores. ...Read more

Dr. Oren Sagher
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Mannitol (Definition)

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