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Are gummy bears healthy

A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. April Ziegele
Cosmetic Dentistry 25 years experience
Yes: All candy can cause cavities.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 54 years experience
Cavity: Cavities form when bacteria convert the sugars that you eat into acids, and the acids damage the hard outer covering of a tooth (enamel) allowing bact... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Naomi Zilkha
Pediatrics 29 years experience
Health and fertility: This is a complicated questions and depends on multiple different factors. In general, the healthier the woman is, the more likely she is to have an ... Read More
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Colonoscopy: If you were advised not to eat during your colonoscopy prep then I would avoid the clear gummy bears. You want to have your colon as cleaned out as po... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 43 years experience
Junk in = junk: Not sure where you heard that multivitamins don't work -- i've read a lot that says they can be helpful supplements to (not a replacement for!) a heal... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Syed Haider
30 years experience
Thanks for asking!: It can depends on how is your tolerance to sugar and how much are you consuming.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 58 years experience
A member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 41 years experience
If : If you mean your teeth appear to be small due to an excess of gum tissue at the neck of the tooth, then a minor surgical recontouring of that tissue w... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jerome Yaklic
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Yes: No harm in indulging your craving some; however, gummy bears are basically sugar. You need to make sure you are eating a balanced diet for a healthy p... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 years experience
Not normally: A person who is taking her birth control pills properly, and then eats a typical, normal amount of gelatin-containing foods, should not notice any cha... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 41 years experience
Need more info: They are probably fine unless they contain a lot of iron- too much iron can be hazardous. Nothing else in them should cause acute toxicity. Obviously ... Read More
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