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Do saltine crackers make you fat

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
Clinical Psychology 36 years experience
No one thing: No single item will make you fat. It might be that some foods have more wasted calories compared to nutrition. The total amount of food beyond what yo... Read More

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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Frankly,: any fruit if eaten in sufficient quantity can contribute to weight/ fat gain.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robin Larabee
Pediatrics 26 years experience
No: Too many calories can make you overweight. Bananas are calorie dense for fruit, but are no more likely to make you overweight than any other fruit or ... Read More
Dr. Alvin Lin
Geriatrics 30 years experience
No: Eating a banana a day is unlikely to make you fat as long as it's part of a healthy & balanced diet. But it's also a good idea to eat a varied diet w/... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Enough calories: from almost any food could lead to weight gain and fat increase.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Golenbock
Pediatrics 49 years experience
Sort of.: In general, you get fat when you eat more calories than you use. Fats have more calories per ounce than proteins or carbohydrates (more than double!)... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Weight gain is: A potential side effect for atypical antipsychotics. This often does can increase in body fat.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Possible: If you overuse it and cause hypothyroidism, then you can gain weight. This is why your doctor get periodic blood testing while you are on this drug t... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ernie Ordonez
Bariatrics 57 years experience
Yes/no: Smoking cessation does not make you fat.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Calories: Liquor has calories that are largely devoid of nutrients. If you take in more calories than you burn - you will gain weight.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Johnny Green
Colon and Rectal Surgery 41 years experience
Bloated, yes, fat no: Constipation can cause intestinal bloating and in severe cases the abdomen can swell but it will not make you truly "fat". With severe constipation a... Read More

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