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Is it safe to eat aspartame in pregnancy?

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Dr. David Sneid
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: 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>.

In brief: 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>.
Dr. David Sneid
Dr. David Sneid
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Dr. Jeffrey Gladd
Preventive Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

While it technically is safe, as their is no evidence of harm to date, aspartame is a chemical sweetener that has no role in a whole foods diet.
If you must have some, limit is as much as possible, but try to enhance the flavor of teas or water with fresh cut fruit instead.

In brief: Yes

While it technically is safe, as their is no evidence of harm to date, aspartame is a chemical sweetener that has no role in a whole foods diet.
If you must have some, limit is as much as possible, but try to enhance the flavor of teas or water with fresh cut fruit instead.
Dr. Jeffrey Gladd
Dr. Jeffrey Gladd
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