Stevia and Chronic Kidney Disease

When you’re watching your nutrition because you are working to preserve your kidney function, you want to watch out for sugar.

So, sugar substitutes and other artificial sweeteners like Stevia, seem to be the better choice. We’ll look at what stevia is, why it may be a good choice, and what other options you have available.

Is Stevia OK & Safe for CKD Patients? The FDA considers Stevia to be GRAS or generally recognized as safe.

Does Stevia Cause Kidney Damage? Stevia has not been shown to cause kidney damage. In fact, it has several properties that may have beneficial effects to the kidneys.

Did you know that Stevia is part of the Ragweed family? If you are allergic to ragweed, you may also have a reaction to stevia.

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