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Does bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) of soda stop smelly feet?

Does bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) of soda stop smelly feet?

Smelly feet: Yes. The medical term for smelly feet is bromohydrosis. Foot odor is most commonly caused by excessive perspiration(hyperhydrosis). Fungus and bacteria live in a dark, warm and moist environment. Bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) soda helps to neutralize the ph of the feet and therefore may eliminate the odor. Antiperspirant spray best to decrease the moisture! preferably all natural type. ...Read more

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Baking soda and lemon bad for teeth?

Baking soda and lemon  bad for teeth?

Together, yes: Citric acid breaks down tooth enamel, and baking soda is abrasive. Terrible combination. You'll be doing more harm than good. If you are trying to whiten them, then you'll need to use professional grade products designed to whiten teeth without harming them. Speak to your dentist. ...Read more

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Can i use baking powder instead of baking soda to whiten teeth?

Can i use baking powder instead of baking soda to whiten teeth?

Nope: Neither will really whiten your teeth. Baking soda is abrasive and may remove some surface stains, but it does not really whiten your teeth. Excessive use may actually wear your enamel away. Professionally dispensed products are the strongest and best way to whiten your teeth. ...Read more

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Does baking soda and water whiten your teeth?

Does baking soda and water whiten your teeth?

Yes: Brushing your teeth with baking soda and water twice a day for 2 weeks will whiten the color of the teeth. Brush for at least 2 minutes and make sure you rinse well after using the baking soda. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use soda bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) and baking soda in making my cakes during pregnancy? Everything these days contains soda bicarb and baking soda?

Is it safe to use soda bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) and baking soda in making my cakes during pregnancy? Everything these days contains soda bicarb and baking soda?

Yes: It is fine to use those ingredients when cooking during pregnancy. They will cause no problems for you or your baby. If you don't use them your cakes will be very flat and taste very bad! ...Read more

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Does using baking soda instead of toothpaste damage your teeth?

Does using baking soda instead of toothpaste damage your teeth?

Early toothpaste: Some parents use a little baking soda on infant teeth instead of the non-fluoride tooth paste when they have trouble finding it or to get medication stains off.Fluoride tp is not recommended early on when babies swallow a lot of the gel, i generally prefer to have a dentist apply the gel directly in early childhood & wait for regular Fluoride tp until the kid is ~3. I see little pbs with it in kids. ...Read more

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Does baking soda and water help your skin?

Does baking soda and water help your skin?

Yes.: Dilute water/baking soda mixture helps neutralize acidic residue caused by bacteria, without washing away essential oils. Not if injested orally! hope you meant topically! ...Read more

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Brushing with baking soda bad for throat?

Brushing with baking soda bad for throat?

No: Just be sure to rinse out thoroughly. Remember that you are not getting Fluoride unless using toothpaste with it in it or rinsing with a Fluoride rinse. ...Read more

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Do coffee and baking soda for hair removal work?

Do coffee and baking soda for hair removal work?

NO: Typically not an effective alternative in long-term hair removal. Most permanent removal successes come with use of lasers. ...Read more

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Can we use baking powder instead of baking soda when treating on underarms?

Baking powder: I would not. And costs more. What are you treating. Lets do 2nd opinion for better help. ...Read more

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I stopped drink soda and started drinking flavored water, but the flavored water is carbonated water! Is carbonated water bad for you?

I stopped drink soda and started drinking flavored water, but the flavored water is carbonated water!  Is carbonated water bad for you?

Carbonation OK: Carbonation in reasonable quantities is not known to cause disease. It is wise to be aware of what else is in what you are drinking. Recommend looking at the ingredient list and the nutrition label. ...Read more

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Is drinking tea healthly? Trying to stop drinking soda

That depends on: type and amount of tea. Even teas can have side effects. However green, red & white tea and some herbals can have beneficial effects on health when used in moderation. These would usually be a better choice than sodas. ...Read more

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Can baking soda or drinking green tea help prevent cavities?

Can baking soda or drinking green tea help prevent cavities?

Brushing & flossing: .. Are the two most important factors in keeping your mouth healthy and cavity free. Mouthwashes, toothpastes, and other products help in that goal. In addition, a visit to your dentist twice a year is necessary since all of the above does not ever guarantee no cavities or gum disease. ...Read more

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Please help! does baking soda really whiten teeth?

Please help! does baking soda really whiten teeth?

No: No baking soda can be used to clean teeth and it may remove some stains but the best way to whiten teeth is with products that use whitening gels that are peroxide based. They can be purchased over the counter or from your dentist. ...Read more

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