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Apex Energy 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
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
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 moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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
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
Will low carb eating with mostly greens, small protein, and fruit lower resting heart rate? Lost 12 pounds. From 70-80 to 50-60?
Healthier: sounds like you are getting healthier - generally a lower pulse is present in healthier folks ...Read more
Cant lose weight.Thryoid and all blood work normal.Low sugar higher protein meals. Small portions. Cardio exercise. And no results.Help?
Palpitation: Acute but not likely chronic palps unless you continue to consume them. ...Read more
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
Isthe damage that processed, and fast food does tothe brain reversible?Heard that people with high amounts of trans fats in diet had smaller brain vol.
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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