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Do Flavored Vodkas Have Sugar
Yes it will...: A standard mixed drink has about 100 calories from the one "jigger" of vodka ~1.5 oz. Adding 8 oz of tonic water or red bull adds 90 to 115 more calories. A sugar free mixer may save you only 90 calories, so you still get plenty of "empty" calories from the alcohol content. See more at http://www.Calorieking. Com. ...Read more
NO!!! Increases fat!:
Vodka contains a lot of alcohol. Your body converts alcohol to sugar and sugar to fat. Vodka increases body fat, no matter what flavor.
To reduce body fat eat less, esp. fewer sugars & starches, and exercise. There are NO substitutes for this. See http://bit. Ly/1dhw9ht for a healthy diet. Dr. Weil has useful info: http://huff. To/19ygs8y- see his "discuss that" link in his article. ...Read more
If I put sugar free water flavoring in water will it still hydrate the same way as straight water.
Yes: The amount of water is not changing, all will be well. ...Read more
Is smoking additive free cigarettes like american spirit less harmful than cigarettes that contain ammonia, glycerol, sugar, flavors and other stuff?
No difference: It is a proven fact that effects of smoking are serious. It can harm nearly every organ of the body. It causes nearly one of every five deaths in the United States each year. Regardless of the brand, flavor or additives tobacco smoke contains more than 7, 000 chemicals. Approximately 70 of them are known to cause cancer. Rec.: ask your pcp for smoking cessation program. ...Read more
What other ingredients does the iron supplement ferlin contain in syrup form? It says it's orange-cherry flavored, so there has to be flavoring/sugar
Fastest: Way to figure out would be to look at the fine print on the bottle. ...Read more
I'm taking Aloe Vera berry juice for the health benefits such as lowering sugar levels. Prediabetic. Is flavored aloe juice just as good as plain?
I had coffee mate hazelnut flavor sugar free and still have the taste after eating many things it can't go away and feeling dizzy and lightheaded why?
Yes: Depending on the timing this could be very high (if you have not taken any calories in for a while) or moderately elevated (right after a big meal.) in either case that reading is high enough to discuss with your doctor and have further testing. ...Read more
Hypoglycemia: As a result of too much sugar at once, your body can make a large surge of Insulin to handle the sugar. As a result, you may experience a post sugar low, called hypoglycemia, it might present as fatigue, tiredness, lethargy. It is best to have sugar with fiber and protein in the diet, the fiber and protein slow the absorption of sugar into the blood. ...Read more
Natural comes from: Fruit, vegetables, etc. That nature makes for us. Artificial is human made, typically chemicals. So, butter is natural and margarine is artificial. I'd rather trust a cow than a chemist. Natural is safer but just because something is natural doesn't mean it's always good for us. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Yes, A Small Amount:
Every manufacturer of potassium supplements may vary in the amount and type of sugars, but there will be a small amount. (even in the tablets that are swallowed whole.)
Most medications that have flavorings will have added sugars to make the flavoring taste good. Potassium is very bitter tasting and the effervescent forms require flavor and sugar to cover the taste. ...Read more
It depends.: Why was this checked? What time of the day or relationship to meals was this done? At night or about 2-4 hours after a meal this could be nl. Do you have DM? If so you may need a medication adjustment. You comment on low BLOOD PRESSURE? Do they know why? Does thyroid, endocrine, adrenal or other autoimmune disease run in the family. This could be normal to adrenal insuff. More info is needed. ...Read more
100mg/dL or less: Physicians measure patient's fasting blood glucose. This is the blood sugar taken when the patient hasn't had food or drink for at least 8 hours. "Normal" is considered to be 100mg/dl or less. There is a little leeway before a level is high enough to raise concern and necessitate intervention though. A non-fasting blood sugar — or random should be less than 150... Especially 2 hours after you eat. ...Read more
Not that I know of: I have never heard of that. It is not good for you for many other reasons (increased risks of obesity, diabetes) but I have not heard of it causing premature aging of the skin. Number one cause of this is too much sun exposure. To use sun block, moisturize regularly, drink plenty of water and be nice to your skin. Hope this was helpful. Best of luck. Dr R ...Read more
Complications: In a diabetic a high blood sugar on a short time basis is a signal to change your treatment regimen. If it remains high on a steadier basis it will promote the development of the complications in the eyes, kidneys, circulation, heart, etc. High blood sugar by itself is detrimental to many of the body's organs and makes the diabetes more difficult to treat. ...Read more
Diabetes: Your blood sugar goes up transiently after you eat. Diabetes is diagnosed when you blood sugar is too high, either when you are fasting, or a continuous high sugar most of the time. Diabetes is caused by either a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin, or by the body's resistance to insulin, or a combination of factors. Obesity causes Insulin resistance and is causing a surge in diabetes. ...Read more
If as an adult: In adults low blood sugar can be cause by excessive secretion of Insulin or lack of secretion of the hormones that keep your blood sugar up when you are fasting, which are, cortisol, glucagon and growth hormone. In a baby all these plus many congenital metabolic problems that interfere with glucose (sugar) production. If you are overweight it might be pre- diabetes. ...Read more
In excess: Sugar is one of the normal, natural food constituents. Refined sugar is okay in moderation. For good health — Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco or alcohol in any form. ...Read more
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