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Does anyone else get a stomach ache from Crystal Light? It only happens at the beginning of the glass, but I can drink the rest pain free. Weird!

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I'm fine with it. Some people get G/I issues from artificial sweeteners, but if it's just the first couple of sips, it doesn't sound like that's your issue. Hmmm....i'm not sure.

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19 hours ago, Lynda486 said:

Does anyone else get a stomach ache from Crystal Light? It only happens at the beginning of the glass, but I can drink the rest pain free. Weird!

I get that with Crystal Light lemonade of any kind. I think the sourness of it kind of shocks my stomach and it takes a few sips to get through the rest. The fruit punch for me is a lot more tolerable.

I've found that plain Water with a splash of cranberry juice makes a great, more easily tolerated, alternative to Crystal Light.

Good luck :)

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The nutritionist at my doctor's office told us we're not allowed to have Crystal Light because of the artificial sweeteners. I still drink it because it helps me get my Water in. Has anyone else been told not to drink it?

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No such instructions here. If I'm told I can't have any sugar *OR* any artificial sweeteners, I'll be a in a world of hurt...

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47 minutes ago, Heather13 said:

The nutritionist at my doctor's office told us we're not allowed to have Crystal Light because of the artificial sweeteners. I still drink it because it helps me get my Water in. Has anyone else been told not to drink it?

we were never told that. I drink Crystal Light A LOT.

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On 7/17/2020 at 4:31 PM, PolkSDA said:

No such instructions here. If I'm told I can't have any sugar *OR* any artificial sweeteners, I'll be a in a world of hurt...

That's how I felt!

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On 7/17/2020 at 4:29 PM, Heather13 said:

The nutritionist at my doctor's office told us we're not allowed to have Crystal Light because of the artificial sweeteners. I still drink it because it helps me get my Water in. Has anyone else been told not to drink it?

I love crystal light, drink it every day. I drank it for years before my surgery and have never had a problem.

Heather13, I see you're from SF, did you get your Surgery done at UCSF? If so they never told me not to drink Crystal light?

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I drink it everyday. I was drinking Propel everyday to get my Water in, but it was messing with my stomach so I had to stop it.

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I frequently find Crystal Light and other "water bottle portion" packet mixes to be too sweet or "syrupy" for my tastes, so I find myself more frequently using TrueLime, TrueOrange, and TrueGrapefruit with a single packet of artificial sweetener. It's still refreshing with a hint of sweet, but not as "heavy" for lack of a better word.

They're available in 500-packet cases which make them very economical.

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