Doctor insights on:
Candy Made With Dextrose
Is oatmeal with evaporated cane juice better for you than guar gum in oatmeal? I understand ecj is a sweetener contains sucrose and guar gum cancer
I take flp product containing stabilized aloevera gel, fructose, natural cranberry and apple juice, sorbitol, ascorbic and citric acids. What are uses?
Many uses: I'm curious why you're taking a product you don't know the use for. The active ingredient is aloe vera gel- everything else is for flavor or preservatives. Aloe vera has many proven health benefits- it helps reduce inflammation, lowers blood sugar & cholesterol, soothes inflamed GI tracts, etc. You might look for aloe with less added sugars. See http://www.Naturalnews.Com/021858_aloe_vera_gel.Html. ...Read more
Is chocolate milk good for you? I bought no sugar added chocolate milk which is partly made with skim milk.
Yes: But honey will make your blood sugar soar and make you hungry. It is not good for you. It has a lot of calories too. Stevia is a natural sweetener that will quench that desire for a sweetener, no calories and not make you hungry or desire more sweets! stevia in the raw has sugar, beware! ...Read more
Extra joss energy drink with aspartame, acesulfame k, sodium bicarbonate, royal jelly, citric acid, and some flavor safe as a staple preworkout?
Many meds: I don't think this is a good idea - too many meds! Please have your doctor refer you to a dietitian - he/she will help you optimize the many drinks, meds, etc. Please keep me informed. ...Read more
Non diabetic ate 1/2 scooped out bagel with cream cheese and cafe con leche with sugar worked 2 hrs after ate sugar 127 ?
That is normal: 2 hour after eating blood sugar is normal when it is below 140, borderline 140-180 and possibly diabetic over 180. Fasting blood sugar is normal if less that 100, borderline 100-125, and diabetic over 125. Takes 2 or more high readings or one over 200 to diagnose diabetes. ...Read more
Plastic can melt: I would think lukewarm water and soap would be better for a thin plastic like a recyclable bottle, but for a hard reusable bottle hot water should be fine, especially if it is "dishwasher safe" ...Read more
Can someone with lactose intolerance consume calcium lactate? The lactate part made me think twice.
Can stevia cause cavities ? (sweet leaf the only sugar substitute from a plant not made of chemicals)
She rejects all types of pedialyte, ors etc. Can I mix pedialyte with water and add formula milk to develop milk like taste and give her?what 2 do?
Yes you can: But why are giving your child pedialyte? Is she dehydrated? Is she vomiting and can't keep anything down? If this is the case and if severely dehydrated, she needs fluid replacement, preferably IV. But if she drinks milk and keeps it down, no need to force something she doesn't want, most important is replacement, milk is safe. If in doubt see her doctor again, best wishes ...Read more