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What are the best sweeteners for kids?

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In brief: None

Sweeteners are not necessary, and should be avoided.
The natural sweetness of food is your goal. Children exposed to sweets and sweeteners crave more sweet flavoring.

In brief: None

Sweeteners are not necessary, and should be avoided.
The natural sweetness of food is your goal. Children exposed to sweets and sweeteners crave more sweet flavoring.
Dr. Ronda Dennis-Smithart
Dr. Ronda Dennis-Smithart
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Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics

In brief: Natural sugar

natural sugar in moderation

In brief: Natural sugar

natural sugar in moderation
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Dr. Shalini Sethi
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In brief: None.

Best not to have them get used to sweet food in the first place.
An apple or a banana should be the sweetest thing they ever get.

In brief: None.

Best not to have them get used to sweet food in the first place.
An apple or a banana should be the sweetest thing they ever get.
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
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In brief: Natural

Stevia is a natural sweetener that is healthy.
Raw honey can also be used in moderation for children over 12 months old.

In brief: Natural

Stevia is a natural sweetener that is healthy.
Raw honey can also be used in moderation for children over 12 months old.
Dr. Pamela Middleton
Dr. Pamela Middleton
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