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is to much ice tea bad for u.sweet tea?

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Dr. Bac Nguyen
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Yes...: Too much of anything is not good, espcially over an extended periods of time. Too much sugar = too much unhealthy calories and thus will increase unhealthy weight, which can cause diabetes, high blood pressure, cholesterol, joint diseases etc....So, moderation is key...Common sense is of utmost importance. Stay healthy! good luck.
Dr. Seema Patel
Holistic Medicine 27 years experience
Yes: Sweet ice tea is loaded with sugar so yes it is bad for you. Regular iced tea is not as bad; if you do it without sugar its fine or small amounts. Furthermore all caffeine is dehydrating so if trying to lose weight, this should be decreased and substituted with plain water.

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