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What is the difference between energy bars and protein bars?

What is the difference between energy bars and protein bars?

Boost / supply: Energy bars are designed to boost the buyers energy after consumption. These may have stimulants, such as caffeine, or other supportive nutrients, such as ginseng and white tea. Protein bars do not provide a quick burst, or even sustained, energy, but they do supply the protein needed by the body to maintain and build muscle. ...Read more

Apex (Definition)

Apex normally refers to a peak. However in dentistry it actually is defined as the end ...Read more


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Energy drinks vs weed, which is wore?

Energy drinks vs weed, which is wore?

An impossible ?: This is comparing apples to oranges. Large amounts of either can be harmful, but in different ways. Energy drinks contain harmless things, like amino acids and vitamins (worthless pretty much, but harmless). Some contain sugar. All contain caffeine, which in large doses or in sensitive individuals cause problems. Too much weed is most damaging for younger people, can impair learning and lower IQ ...Read more

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Will energy drinks like sugar free rockstar stain teeth?

Will energy drinks like sugar free rockstar stain teeth?

Energy drinks: Almost all energy drinks, even the sugar free ones have all kinds of ingredients. I wouldn't worry about staining. I would worry about the acids in them that can contribute to tooth decay. I would also worry about all those 'extra' & unnecessary ingredients as well as why you need extra energy from a drink? Reconsider your life style\priorities. I drink bottled water, love it and know it's healthy. ...Read more

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Can carbs and b vitamins replace energy drinks before a workout?

Can carbs and b vitamins replace energy drinks before a workout?

No data: Nobody has actually done any studies of either in any kind of controlled setting, to my knowledge. Sports physicians and trainers have about as many views on these topics as there are sports physicians and trainers. There is really no evidence that either of these alternatives is helpful in improving workouts or their results. ...Read more

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Drank energy drink and have fast heart rate?

Drank energy drink and have fast heart rate?

Caffeine: Energy drinks contain caffeine. Caffeine is a cardiac stimulant and regularly results in fast heart rate. See the connection? ...Read more

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How many calories and fat contained in 10 deep fried chicken wings?

How many calories and fat contained in  10 deep fried chicken wings?

100 cal each: For fried chicken wings, about 100 cal each. For ten, about 1000 cal. Too much. For grilled wing, about 60 cal each. Better choice. ...Read more

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Cant lose weight.Thryoid and all blood work normal.Low sugar higher protein meals. Small portions. Cardio exercise. And no results.Help?

Cant lose weight.Thryoid and all blood work normal.Low sugar higher protein meals. Small portions. Cardio exercise. And no results.Help?

Keep it up!: You're heading down the right path. See a nutritionist and/or a personal trainer to help alter your current routine to fit your personal goals. Best of luck! ...Read more

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Is monster energy extra strength harmful?

Yes: There have been some deaths reported in people consuming energy drinks. ...Read more

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How much calories does high energy dancing like rock and roll burn?

How much calories does high energy dancing like rock and roll burn?

600-900 calories/hr.: Calorie expenditure is dependent upon the your weight, fitness level and activity intensity. Assuming intense dancing activity in an average adult, you will probably burn 600-900 calories per hour. ...Read more

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Will energy drinks cause permenant heart palpitation?

Will energy drinks cause permenant heart palpitation?

Palpitation: Acute but not likely chronic palps unless you continue to consume them. ...Read more

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Do energy drinks cause permanent heart palpitation?

Do energy drinks cause permanent heart palpitation?

Not permanent.: But for some people, temporary caffeine-induced palpitations can turn into life-threatening arrhythmias. ...Read more

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Are energy drinks, like "boost" or the Atkins diet energy drink ok for a no carb diet?

Are energy drinks, like "boost" or the Atkins diet energy drink ok for a no carb diet?

Energy Drinks: First there is no medical or health benefit from 'energy drinks'. These drinks are usually high in caffeine and/or sugars. I would read the labels and if there are any carbs in the drink recommend that you not ingest it. But, in general i would recommend avoiding these unnecessary and non-nutritional drinks all together. ...Read more

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Can energy drinks cause a really fast heart rate?

Can energy drinks cause a really fast heart rate?

Yes: Many energy drinks contain sugar, and in addition, tonics and stimulants like quinine, caffeine and other stimulant herbal extracts which can raise your heart rate. ...Read more

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Can too many carbohydrates cause energy crash and shortness of breath?

Can too many carbohydrates cause energy crash and shortness of breath?

Yes: Too many carbs (including sugar, sweets and starches) force our pancreas to pump out insulin, which then drops our blood sugar and makes us crave carbs again. Vegetables and fruit are preferred with smaller starch portions. Sugar and sugary drinks just stress our metabolism which was not designed to handle it. ...Read more

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How do I speed up metabolism. Low energy post lunch, struggle to drop lbs. Work out twice a week, eat lean meats, sea food. Guilty of carbs, and wine?

How do I speed up metabolism. Low energy post lunch, struggle to drop lbs. Work out twice a week, eat lean meats, sea food. Guilty of carbs, and wine?

Proper breakfast: Look into high intensity interval training, but eating right is key. Try making your first meal a combination of protein and healthy fats (bacon and eggs without the carbs) . The best fats to use are medium chain triglycerides because your body uses them directly for energy and then shifts into fat burning. Also if you avoid carbs your Insulin levels stay low and that inhibits fat storage. ...Read more

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Does ones metabolism slow down in eating 1000 calories per day?

Does ones metabolism slow down in eating 1000 calories per day?

Yes, but...: If you eat less, your metabolism slows some. But it is not that much. It doesn't go down to zero. You still need to pump blood and breath. Exercise can diminish some of the slowing of metabolism. On the flip, when you overeat, your metabolism speeds up as your body attempts to dissipate the excess calories. ...Read more