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Is splenda a good sugar substitute for diabetics to consume?

Is splenda a good sugar substitute for diabetics to consume?

No better/no worse: They're all about the same. Use whatever you think tastes better. Some can't be used in baking. ...Read more

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Are there alternatives for drinking soda for a diabetic?

Are there alternatives for drinking soda for a diabetic?

Water: Certain herbal teas. It is very important to avoid diet sodas & fruit juices, Some artificial sweetener may impact insulin release. Regularly drinking soda has been linked to Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease, Diabetes, heart disease & metabolic syndrome. Other possible risks include: increased weight, decreased bone mineral density (BMD) obesity, erosion of tooth enamel, caries, mineral ...Read more

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What are sugar alternatives for coke?

What are sugar alternatives for coke?

Coke sweeteners.: Coke Life is sweetened a sugar & stevia leaf extract blend. Diet Coke is reported to contain acesuflame K & aspartame. Coke Zero is sweetened with aspartame and acesulfame K. Regular Coke is sweetened with sugar made from high fructose corn syrup. I tried to get this information from the most up to date sources I could find. But it can't guarantee that the company has not made any changes to ...Read more

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What's an alternative medicine for treating high blood sugar?

What's an alternative medicine for treating high blood sugar?

Depends: How high is your blood sugar? If greater than 200 , but you are less than 40 and not overweight you need to see a doctor. If you are overweight, your best alternative medicine is to change lifestyle alternative medicine might be fine, 1st see a doctor. ...Read more

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Should i replace sugar for an alternative sweetener ?

Should i replace sugar for an alternative sweetener ?

Depends on goal: Sugar, especially those with higher fructose levels, are a major contributor to obesity. Substituting alternatives with low caloric content are a way to avoid these sugars and can be a useful addition especially if controlling weight is one of your goals. ...Read more

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Is stevia better for you than sugar?

Is stevia better for you than sugar?

FAR BETTER: While it is delicious & almost everyone is addicted to it, sugar is ultimately a poison that increases the risk of obesity, diabetes, heart disease, cancer, arthritis, osteoporosis etc. See http://nyti.Ms/15xi2o8 by contrast, stevia is not associated with any of those & may actually improve our health! for a good discussion of the benefits of stevia & possible downsides see http://bit.Ly/18r2xta. ...Read more

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Is stevia a recommended sugar substitute?

Is stevia a recommended sugar substitute?

Yes: is a sweetener and sugar substitute extracted from the leaves of the plant species Stevia rebaudiana. It may be used as a recommended sugar substitute ...Read more

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Is sugar cane juice good for health?

Is sugar cane juice good for health?

Depends: If you have glucose intolerance or diabetes is a bad idea, since it will give you a quick rise in blood sugar. In the caribean in the pre- gatorade days it was used as a quick energy drink amoung short and long distance runners. ...Read more

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Is artificial sweetener good for controlling high blood sugar?

Is artificial sweetener good for controlling high blood sugar?

Not really.: Artificial sweetener is only helpful in that it will not contribute to elevating the glucose level. It does nothing to help correct the high sugar levels in diabetes. Other dietary adjustments and medications are necessary to keep the glucose level under control in diabetes. ...Read more

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Any alternative treatments for galactosemia?

Any alternative treatments for galactosemia?

No!: Galactosemia cannot be cured. But, you can take steps to prevent or minimize galactosemia symptoms and complications. The treatment is the strict avoidance of all sources of galactose. The most common source is lactose, which is the milk sugar that breaks down to galactose and glucose. Avoid: milk or milk by-products, fermented soy products, legumes, organ meats, & hydrolyzed protein. ...Read more

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Are there safe alternative therapies for child with diabetes insipidus?

Are there safe alternative therapies for child with diabetes insipidus?

Water: Di don't just occur out of no where. There is usually a cause. In the brain, it could be from past head injury, infection, tumor, ischemia to the hypothalamus/pituitary gland. At the kidney, it could be due medications (lithium, demeclocyline...), kidney disease, high calcium...I recommend finding the cause and treat it. However, in general, if you maintain adequate fluid intake, symptoms is less. ...Read more

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What is a safe, healthy alternative to sugar?

What is a safe, healthy alternative to sugar?

Several: Depends upon what you mean by healthy. But splenda is a popular substitute, no calories and can be used in baking. A "natural" alternative is honey which is a form of sugar but popular with those who want to avoid white sugar. There are also several other artificial sugars although i personally find splenda to be the best. ...Read more

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What is a natural alternative for add?

What is a natural alternative for add?

Fish Oil, Inositol: A diet free of processed sugar and starch, artificial dyes and food coloring and processed meat, high in plant based fat and fish oil is very effective. Natural supplements which are helpful include omega-3 fatty acids as well as inositol, taken on a daily basis. ...Read more

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Taking tenoretic (atenolol and chlorthalidone) for high blood pressure, is there an alternative natural remedy?

Taking tenoretic (atenolol and chlorthalidone) for high blood pressure, is there an alternative natural remedy?

No: There are really no alternative natural remedies. However, weight loss, exercise, a diet low in sodium and high in potassium, smoking cessation can frequently decrease the need for medications. ...Read more

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What alternative options for protein c& s deficiency other than prescription drugs?

What alternative options for protein c& s deficiency other than prescription drugs?

None known to be: Effective. Protein c&s deficiencies are related to abnormal clotting of blood and need prescription medication to prevent ill-effects of this genetic anomaly. ...Read more

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Are there good natural alternative therapies for night seizures?

Are there good natural alternative therapies for night seizures?

NO: Seizures occur when the brain becomes "irritable" for some reason. I believe a common occurrence for this at night would be a reduced oxygen level as might occur in someone with sleep apnea. You should have sleep studies performed to rule this out as it would be easily addressed with CPAP to prevent the low oxygen levels. Definitely check with your neurologist. ...Read more

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Alternative treatments for pcos good?

Alternative treatments for pcos good?

Focus On Cause: The signs and symptoms that arise for pcos are due to excessive estrogen. Any way that you can decrease estrogen exposure may help. Others may also recommend balancing your excessive estrogen with additional progesterone. You can explore decreasing your estrogen by reading: the anti-estrogen diet. ...Read more

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Is tea with sugar good for teeth or tea without sugar good for teeth?

Is tea with sugar good for teeth or tea without sugar good for teeth?

No sugar: Researchers suspect that antimicrobial molecules called catechins present in green tea and in lesser amounts in oolong tea provide the benefit of people less likely to lose teeth.. But be careful if you like your tea with sugar: sweetener may negate the effect, the researchers found, . ...Read more

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