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Does diet coke really kill brain cells?

Does diet coke really kill brain cells?

Probably yes: It causes what is known as excitotoxicity that does not do the brain any good at all. ...Read more

Dr. Barry Rosen
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Cancer (Definition)

Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more


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Cancer cell loves sugar.R fruits not suitable as cancer patients' diet? Read sum books tat veggie n fruit diet can inhibit cancer cell.Is tat correc?

Cancer cell loves sugar.R  fruits not suitable as cancer patients' diet? Read sum books tat veggie n fruit diet can inhibit cancer cell.Is tat correc?

Not effective: Cancer cells survive by outcompeting your normal cells. They certainly thrive on sugar, but all cells do. If you were to limit sugar, to starve out cancer, you would starve out every other cell as well. Veggie and fruit diets have health benefits but no proven anti-cancer benefits. ...Read more

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Does diet coke cause m.S?

Does diet coke cause m.S?

No: Diet drinks have been implicated in contributing to gulf war syndrome, desert storm syndrome, and may provoke migraine headaches in susceptible people. There is no evidence that any food additive causes multiple sclerosis, but some anecdotal comments raise concern of a potential to trigger a relapse, but no proof yet. ...Read more

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Does diet pepsi cause cancer ?

Does diet pepsi cause cancer
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Previous studies : that linked specific artificial sweeteners with cancer were done on animals at very high doses. There are no current well designed studies that I am aware of that show ^ cancer risk in humans. Diet Pepsi Classic Sweetener Blend is made waspartame. Diet Pepsi is made w sucralose (Splenda), Pepsi Zero Sugar (previously known as Diet Pepsi Max & Pepsi Max is sweetened w aspartame. ...Read more

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Does a processed food diet increase risk of vascular disease?

Does a processed food diet increase risk of vascular disease?

Yes: Ptocessed food has increases high level of glucose in blood along with high Insulin levels. This causes high lipids and atherosclerosis an causes vascular disease. It's lowest with high fibre unprocessed natural food. ...Read more

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Can years of drinking 2 liters of diet coke a day lead to Parkinson's disease?

Not PD necessarily : BUT- I can think about other 3 chronically progressive illnesses you could get.....why risk any? Stop drinking that much diet pop period. ...Read more

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How muc glucose conentent is cotaind in comparism in beer and diet coke?

How muc glucose conentent is cotaind in comparism in beer and diet coke?

None: There is no glucose in either beer or diet coke. Diet coke is sweetened with an artificial sweetner. Beer has alcohol sugars in it but no glucose. Diet coke should be zero calories. Beer on the other hand is variable as it ranges from 3% to 12% alcohol; if we take the average of 5% you are looking at about 13 calories per ounce. ...Read more

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Is there solid science behind low fat/high fiber diet to lower risk of colon cancer for ulcerative colitis patients? Anything else preventative?

Is there solid science behind low fat/high fiber diet to lower risk of colon cancer for ulcerative colitis patients? Anything else preventative?

I am not aware: of such data. It is generally accepted that risk of malignancy is proportional to duration of active colitis, so it follows that it is most important to keep the disease under control as much as possible. Confer with your gi specialist for specific advice in your case. ...Read more

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Hookah sickness, does smoking it kill your brain cells?

Hookah sickness, does smoking it kill your brain cells?

Sure!!: Hookah delivers a very high dose of noxious and toxic substances including nicotine certainly constant use has all the side effects of smoking and is a major risk factor for strokes and heart attacks. ...Read more

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Balanced diet for duodenal peptic ulcer and prostate cancer (gleason 3+3).

Balanced diet for duodenal peptic ulcer and prostate cancer (gleason 3+3).

Eat lots of fruits: And veggies daily. Cut down on coffee, soda, spicy foods, citrus, chocolates, etc. Follow up with the specialists. God bless you! http://www.All4naturalhealth.Com/herbs-for-cancer.Html. ...Read more

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Does drinking Diet Coke trigger bowel movements?

Does drinking Diet Coke trigger bowel movements?

Varies between peopl: oral intake often stimulates the rest of the gut and that can stimulate bowel activity. Caffeine can be a stimulant in many people also. ...Read more

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I'm alittle worried that bad diet from childhood has permanent consequences. Healthy weight now, but could high tranfat diet cause perm. Brain damage?

I'm alittle worried that bad diet from childhood has permanent consequences. Healthy weight now, but could high tranfat diet cause perm. Brain damage?

Now it is too late: To correct , yes it is essential to have good balanced diet with calories in early development , a colossal problem for who , now you eat good diet , with vitamins and mineral, don't eat junk food ...Read more

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Is caffeine present in all chocolates and chocolate drinks?Does 'serious mass' weight gainer contains caffeine? Thank you.

Is caffeine present in all chocolates and chocolate drinks?Does 'serious mass' weight gainer contains caffeine? Thank you.

Dark chocolate: Caffeine is higher in dark chocolate than milk chocolate. Any of the serious mass weight gainer that is chocolate would contain some caffeine. Red bull is 80 mg of caffeine per serving and caffeine in milk chocolate is about 12 mg. ( red bull is 7x the caffeine of regular chocolate) it might help to cut back on red bull. ...Read more

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Does drinking beer make radiation for colon cancer less effective?

Does drinking beer make radiation for colon cancer less effective?

No: Radiation works on an atomic level through ionization. Free radicals are created and these ultimately damage a cells dna disrupting their survival. Beer has nothing in it to stop that process. Doctors and nurses however tell people to stop drinking so the side effects are not increased. As long as their is no diarrhea and one drinks one or two beers there should be no harm. And not daily. ...Read more

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Non alcoholic fatty liver disease. Told to eat high fat, low carb? And what are the #s of (low carb)

Non alcoholic fatty liver disease. Told to eat high fat, low carb? And what are the #s of (low carb)

Add Vt E natural sou: Help treat NAFLD and NASH: Eat more low-glycemic index foods—such as most fruits, vegetables, and whole grains. These foods affect your blood glucose less than high-glycemic index foods, such as white bread, white rice, and potato.Limit your intake of Fats, are high in calories and increase your chance of Obesity. Limit your portion sizes.Avoid foods/Drinks with simple sugars esp. FRUCTOSE. ...Read more

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Will drinking diet coke cause tooth cavities?

Will drinking diet coke cause tooth cavities?

Yes indeed!: Drinking any type of carbonated beverage, diet, sugar feee, or otherwise, will increase the acidity of the mouth and increase the likelihood for developing more dental decay and cavities. My advise is to limit the amount and frequency of drinking carbonated beverages of all types. Difficult to do at times, but certainly doable. ...Read more

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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


Coke (Definition)

Coke is a term for the illegal drug cocaine, which provides a stimulant effect ...Read more