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Is it possible for you to drink coffee while during the master cleanse diet?

Is it possible for you to drink coffee while during the master cleanse diet?

Sure: There's no science to this particular fad. I suspect that whoever made up this mix of lemonade, maple syrup and pepper did it as a cruel prank. It won't remove toxins -- your body handles these itself. You'll lose weight only because it's so nasty. Why not get serious about exercise and fitness? This will actually make you feel good, keep you healthy and lean, and you might meet good friends. ...Read more

Dr. Arthur Heller
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Diet (Definition)

Refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more


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How bad for the body is it drink coffee while on a diet?

How bad for the body is it drink coffee while on a diet?

Not at all!: Coffee is the most consumed pharmacologically active beverage. Previously considered "unhealthy, " it now has been shown to have many significant health benefits. It decreases risk for stroke, heart attack, diabetes 2, cancer, alzheimer's, and parkinson's disease. Some people will experience jitters and sleeplessness. They should drink less. But up to 5 cups per day-health benefits accummulate! ...Read more

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What can people on a diet drink instead of coffee?

What can people on a diet drink instead of coffee?

Why avoid coffee?: There is no need for people on a diet to avoid coffee. The caffeine can suppress appetite and stimulate metabolism. You might not want to add much cream or sugar. Black coffee has about 2 calories per cup.
Organic is the healthiest. Consider stevia as a safe non-caloric sweetener.
Of course tea, either herbal, green or black and water are good alternatives. ...Read more

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Is drinking coffee bad on a diet?

Is drinking coffee bad on a diet?

Not coffee itself: Caffeine actually has been in the news quite a bit as of late because of some benefitial health benefits such as reducing diabetes, liver cancer, and parkinson's disease etc...It also has high antioxidant content and thus may have other health benefits. Unfiltered coffe may raise cholesterol a bit, but not filtered one. It is the condiments we add to coffee that have negative effects. Good luck. ...Read more

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I'm going on a 96 hours fast only drinking Diet Coke, coffee, and water. Will I lose weight? If so, how much?

I'm going on a 96 hours fast only drinking Diet Coke, coffee, and water. Will I lose weight? If so, how much?

Probably a pound or: 2. Also very unhealthy to 4 day fast on the items you have chosen to drink. Would recommend constant 1200 cal diet with lots of vegetables and fruit, salads to lose weight. ...Read more

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I've had dull headaches for two weeks. I'm exercising a lot and drinking more coffee and diet coke than water. What is going on?

I've had dull headaches for two weeks. I'm exercising a lot and drinking more coffee and diet coke than water. What is going on?

Need more water: You need to drink less coffee, no diet coke and drink more water
diet coke has aspartame, brekdown products of aspartame are considered neurotoxins and can give headaches, migrains, dizziness, visual disturbances, memory lossfatigue, tremors and seizures. ...Read more

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I am 55 years old weight 41kg, I am not eating any solid food for 10 years. I only drink 2 -coffees & 3 glass of health drink. Give me a diet plan.

I am 55 years old weight 41kg, I am not eating any solid food for 10 years. I only drink 2 -coffees & 3 glass of health drink. Give me a diet plan.

Good Doctor: Wow. I hope you are kidding. Please, with all of the sincerity with which I can muster this, go see a good physician. You need to be examined and have several blood tests to get a state of your overall health. I would advise you with all of my experience to avoid anything given to you online until you get your examination and full medical evaluation in person! ...Read more

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Started exercising with DASH diet but still smoking and drinking alcohol and lots of coffee (tried quitting but can't) BP still slightly high. Meds?

Started exercising with DASH diet but still smoking and drinking alcohol and lots of coffee (tried quitting but can't) BP still slightly high. Meds?

Not certain what you: Are asking. If you want to know if medications are indicated then the answer is no provided you can make appropriate life style choices. Perhaps some counseling to help you make these choices would be more beneficial in the long run than medications for your hypertension. I don't recall cigarettes, alcohol and excessive coffee being on the DASH diet. ...Read more

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Can food cause stained teeth? I don't drink coffee or smoke, but still think I have fairly stained teeth. Are there any types of food that cause stained teeth more than others? Maybe it's my diet..

Can food cause stained teeth? I don't drink coffee or smoke, but still think I have fairly stained teeth. Are there any types of food that cause stained teeth more than others? Maybe it's my diet..

Smoking: Smoking and coffee are just two things that stain your teeth relatively quickly. Tea and red wine are two others.

Teeth will darken and stain naturally from all the foods you eat over time. Talk to your dentist about a simple whitening procedure and add a more youthful appearance for a lot less than any other cosmetic procedure. ...Read more

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When to worry about consistent headache (temple) (48 hrs). New diet 1200 calories, healthy. Drinking lots of water. Off lots of coffee for 2 months.

When to worry about consistent headache (temple) (48 hrs). New diet 1200 calories, healthy. Drinking lots of water. Off lots of coffee for 2 months.

Low blood sugar?: 1200 calories is less than most adults' basal metabolic rate, thus low blood sugar could cause this headache. Caffeine withdrawal usually occurs within 6-24 hours of quitting it, so 2 months is too far out for that explanation. Bruxism (teeth grinding), sleep apnea, stress, or other causes of sleep deprivation could also present like this. Talk with your neurologist to get a definitive answer. ...Read more

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Why I feel like vomiting after drinking a hazelnut coffee? I had diarhoea right after btw I'm on diet & consume 2 meals per day as I wake up at lunch

If it only happens..: ...When you drink hazelnut coffee, and you are otherwise well, then don't drink hazelnut coffee! It could also be lactose intolerance if you are putting milk in the coffee. In any case, avoid it for a day or two and see if your symptoms go away. If they do, you have your answer and you need to not drink hazelnut coffee. ...Read more

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Hi, I'm looking for a non-carbonated cold drink which contains caffeine to replace my diet coke habit, and get me through. I do not like Tea or Coffee?

Hi, I'm looking for a non-carbonated cold drink which contains caffeine to replace my diet coke habit, and get me through. I do not like Tea or Coffee?

Caffeine: There are many many "energy" drinks that are not coffee or tea or soda based --- got to be very careful: One to try which is reputable: V8 Fusion Energy Drink; a second one: VItamin Water Energy Drink. Shots and highly concentrated caffeine drinks can be "hazardous" ...Read more

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Can I drink coffee while on blood thinners?

Can I drink coffee while on blood thinners?

That's fine.: There's no reason why you couldn't have black coffee while on blood thinners. And there's no reason why you couldn't add milk or natural sugar to your coffee. As far as artificial sweeteners, I'm not sure that there potential effect on blood thinners have ever been investigated, so I would avoid them. Stick with coffee, milk and sugar. ...Read more

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Is it safe to drink coffee while on atenolol?

Is it safe to drink coffee while on atenolol?

It depends...: It depends on the indication for atenolol. If atenelol has been prescribed as an antiarrhythmic medication to prevent fast, irregular heart beats, one should not be drinking caffeinated beverages which can provoke tachyarrhythmias. If atenolol has been prescribed as an antihypertensive medication (to lower blood pressure), or after a heart attack, coffee may be less risky. Check with your doctor. ...Read more

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Can I drink coffee while on coumadin (warfarin)?

Can I drink coffee while on coumadin (warfarin)?

Yes: The fact is, you can eat just about anything you just have to be careful to try to keep your vitamin k intake consistent from day to day. In other words, don't eat a huge baby spinach salad today and tomorrow and nothing with vitamin k the next. ...Read more

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Can I drink coffee while on keflex?

Can I drink coffee while on keflex?

Yes: Reasonable quantities of coffee - like 2 small cups - will be ok. Really, only large quantities of coffee may interfere with antibiotics like keflex. You don't need to stop coffee entirely while on keflex. ...Read more

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Put on 2 steroids and antibiotic for severe asthma/chronic sinusitis. O2 levels dropped 97 to 79 just walking. Can I drink coffee while on steroids?

Put on 2 steroids and antibiotic for severe asthma/chronic sinusitis. O2 levels dropped 97 to 79 just walking. Can I drink coffee while on steroids?

Uncontrolled severe: Persistent asthma, is what you described, you need more rigorous treatment and follow up, you might need more meds, need to limit your activity for now and avoid all known triggers, steroids can cause gastric inflammation/irritation, you may want to have some gut prophylaxis as well (ranitidine or pantoprazole), please see your doctor again asap and keep close follow up to avoid ER /hospitalization ...Read more

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Help please! Is drinking coffee bad?

No. Quite healthy!: Coffee is the most consumed pharmacologically active beverage. Previously considered "unhealthy, " it now has been shown to have many significant health benefits. It decreases risk for stroke, heart attack, diabetes 2, cancer, alzheimer's, and parkinson's disease. Some people will experience jitters and sleeplessness. They should drink less. But up to 5 cups per day-health benefits accummulate! ...Read more

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Is it okay if I drink coffee everyday?

Is it okay if I drink coffee everyday?

Daily coffee: Should be okay provided you do not have any medical problems that might be exacerbated by caffeine, ie heart palpitations, etc. Check with you doc. ...Read more

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Why do I feel hot after drinking coffee?

Warmth: It heats up the inside of your body just like drinking a cold drink can cool your body ...Read more

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What are the benefits to drinking coffee?

None: Makes money for the people you are buying the coffee from. ...Read more

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Does drinking coffee make you gain weight?

Does drinking coffee make you gain weight?

The fancy ones do.: A regular cup of black coffee only has about ten calories. But you can accumulate several hundred calories in a latte or other fancy coffee drink, with all the heavy cream and whole milk and flavoring syrups. Stick to plain coffee with perhaps 2% milk or some flavored creamer - not a lot, just to taste. ...Read more

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Can drinking coffee makes you gain weight?

Can drinking coffee makes you gain weight?

No.: It may help you lose weight if you do not add eight tablespoons of sugar! seriously, quite beneficial! ...Read more