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Doctor insights on: Are Fruit Juices With High Fructose Corn Syrup Unhealthy For My Child

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Are fruit juices with high fructose corn syrup unhealthy for my child?

Are fruit juices with high fructose corn syrup unhealthy for my child?

Absolutely!: Milk and water are the only fluids kids need to drink. Juice, soda, sugared drinks of any type only introduce empty calories. "no sugar added" fruit juice is a food industry trick because all juices have their own sugars. 8 oz of orange juice has the equivalent of nearly 8 tsp of sugar! a 12 oz soda has nearly 10 tsp of sugar. High fructose corn syrup is particularly unhealthy. ...Read more

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Fructose (Definition)

Fructose, or fruit sugar, is a simple monosaccharide found in many plants (fruits, vegetables, sugar cane and honey). Fructose is absorbed directly into the bloodstream during digestion. Since 1970 high fructose corn syrup has been increasingly used in the food industry. Excess fructose consumption has been linked to Insulin resistance, obesity, metabolic ...Read more


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Top fruit juices that wont affect acid reflux?

Top fruit juices that wont affect acid reflux?

See details: The best approach is to control you reflux with an over-the-counter med such as Prilosec or Prevacid (lansoprazole) and then you should be able to tolerate juices without problem. Without do this, all fruit juices may give you issues. ...Read more

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What are the best fruit juices that won't affect acid reflux?

What are the best fruit juices that won't affect acid reflux?

Apple juice: Avoid citric acid found in oranges and lemons. Grape, apple and watermelon are good choices. ...Read more

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I suffer from awful halitosis after consuming even a small amount of sugar (even natural sugars in fruit juices). What can I do?

I suffer from awful halitosis after consuming even a small amount of sugar (even natural sugars in fruit juices). What can I do?

Halitosis: Halitosis can result from: acid reflux, decayed teeth, infected gums, infections or diseases of the mouth and throat, poor oral hygiene, diet, stomach or intestinal issues. Make an appointment with your dentist for a thorough exam, dental cleaning, and oral hygiene instructions. If there are no dental issues, see your medical doctor for an examination. ...Read more

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Do fruit juices contain sodium chloride?

Do fruit juices contain sodium chloride?

Read label: read the label, and the ingredients. If salt is an ingredient, then it does contain sodium chloride. ...Read more

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What fruit juices are allowed when taking warfarin. Is cherry juice allowed with warfarin?

What fruit juices are allowed when taking warfarin. Is cherry juice allowed with warfarin?

Ok: Citrus juices, grape juice, ; cranberry juice require monitoring. I couldn't find any interaction listed for cherries or cherry juice. Enjoy! ...Read more

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Will red fruit juices stain my ceramic braces?

Will red fruit juices stain my ceramic braces?

It can: but its unlikely. As Dr. malerman noted, if you rinse your mouth afterward you should be just fine. the rubber bands, if they are the clear ones, are more likely to stain, but the orthodontist will replace these every 6 weeks or so. ...Read more

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Is fruit juices with out any kind of sugars still consider bad?

Is fruit juices with out any kind of sugars still consider bad?

No such thing: Fruit juices are all 100% sugar. The one's you are mentioning have no added sugar, but still are Fructose, which is the exact same thing as sugar. ...Read more