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Doctor insights on: Do Flavored Vodkas Have Sugar

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Might consuming vodka with a sugar free mixer make you gain weight?

Might consuming vodka with a sugar free mixer make you gain weight?

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

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How much sugar is consumed in an alcoholic drink, such as vodka, gin, tequila?

How much sugar is consumed in an alcoholic drink, such as vodka, gin, tequila?

Google: Google has a great interface built into their search engine which will calculate all of this type of information for you. Simply enter something like — sugar in vodka — and it will tell you. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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Can flavored vodka cause a heart attack?

Can flavored vodka cause a heart attack?

No: Alcohol does not cause heart attacks
but smoking with alcohol does

By the way, flavored vodka can make you quite sick for the whole next day. That is probably why the live expectancy in russia is very low with men's average at 59 years. ...Read more

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Hi, my body Weight is 98., I want to fat less body. Green apple flavor vodka is fat burning??

Hi, my body Weight is 98., I want to fat less body.  Green apple flavor vodka is fat burning??

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

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Is smoking additive free cigarettes like american spirit less harmful than cigarettes that contain ammonia, glycerol, sugar, flavors and other stuff?

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

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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?

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?

May be the sugar : Substitute used. Read the label and see if it's Sucralose, aspartame, saccharin, high fructose corn syrup or something else. Keep drinking more water to dilute the taste or sweetness aftertaste. It will go away! Avoid it in the future! ...Read more

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What are the benefits of sugar?

What are the benefits of sugar?

Few: With the rise in obesity and diabetes in this country sugar truly has few benefits, especially in any excess. ...Read more

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Is 169 high for checking your sugar?

Is 169 high for checking your sugar?

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

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What happens if you have too much sugar?

What happens if you have too much sugar?

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

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What is natural & artificially flavored?

What is natural & artificially flavored?

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

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Is there any sugar in effervescent k-lytte?

Is there any sugar in effervescent k-lytte?

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

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My blood sugar is 3.7?

My blood sugar is 3.7?

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

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Normal sugar blood level?

Normal sugar blood level?

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

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Blood sugar normal person?

Blood sugar normal person?

Normal Ranges: Fasting: 65-99g/dl; 2 hours following a meal, no more than 139 mg/dl. ...Read more

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How does sugar affect bac?

How does sugar affect bac?

Hypoglycemia: Ethanol interferes in the liver's ability to tap into sugar stores. Therefore, it predisposes people to low blood sugars. This is especially true for patients with diabetes, particularly those on Insulin or oral medication. ...Read more

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What if blood sugar is 450?

What if blood sugar is 450?

Uncontrolled diabete: A blood sugar that high signifies uncontrolled diabetes, and requires immediate treatment. You need to see your doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Does added sugar age skin?

Does added sugar age skin?

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

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Is 276 too high blood sugar?

Is 276 too high blood sugar?

Definitely!: A sugar off 200 or above at any time, is suggestive of diabetes. You need to see your doctorate soon! ...Read more

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Why is high blood sugar bad?

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

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What cause high blood sugar?

What cause high blood sugar?

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

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What causes low blood sugar?

What causes low blood sugar?

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

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Blood sugar control measures?

Many: Education, diet, exercise, weight loss, monitoring, proper medical advice, medication, life style modification, relaxation, complication prevention, control of BP and lipids, avoid tobacco and excess alcohol. ...Read more

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Can diabetics have any sugar?

Can diabetics have any sugar?

Yes: Consult a certified dietician to find out which foods, sugars and starches, you can eat. ...Read more

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Is sugar bad for skin health?

Is sugar bad for skin health?

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