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Does Sugar Permanently Stunt The Growth In Children
Wouldn't think so: Sugar is a nutrition source that can be used by the body to maintain blood glucose or converted to various storage forms in the muscles, liver or fat. Any food can be abused and lead to negative health consequences, the most common of which is obesity.Sugar would seldom be the only component of this excess.Obesity leads to decreased exercise and other health issues poor health does impair growth. ...Read more
If cancer is a metabolic disease, why are we feeding children w/ DIPG lots of carbs & sugars...limited glucose should be helpful preventing growth?
Be discerning: Cancer is not a "metabolic disease" as represented on websites like the one you have been reading. It's the result of accumulated genetic mutations. You're not going to "limit glucose" in any case -- anything you eat gets turned into this, as it's the key fuel in your body. I trust you'll have the common sense to recognize when a website is offering complete disinformation -- many cancer sites do. ...Read more
Type II diabetic work out 7 days per week, proper nutrition (have degree); sugar still close to 200. Can there be any other prob- growth on liver etc?
Genes: T2DM is highly genetic, although the genes are complex. Some people will get T2DM in spite of a healthy lifestyle, and 20% are normal weight. ...Read more
I have bacteria vaginitis and taking metronidazole should I avoid eating sugars, bread and rice and things like that to avoid growth of bacteria?
Does sugar intake affect your muscle growth? If it helps, what is the recommended amount to ingest throughout the day?
No,: Sugar will not help your muscle to grow. The only reliable and healthy ways to do that is to go to the gym and have a trainer show you what to do, do not fall for those over the counter drinks or powder they can be detrimental to your health and also do not fall for hormonal testosterone/steroids supplementation. Do it natural way exercise! ...Read more
Does bread and sugars tend the growth of bacteria in vagina that makes it has vaginal odor and itch in vagina?
Does the consumption of carbohydrates or sugars post workout inhibit the secretion of growth hormone thus decreasing muscle building potential?
No: Gh levels will not change after eating carbs after exercise. ...Read more
Unclear question: I am not sure what your question is asking. Children are less likely to have type 2 diabetes where the intake of excess sugar makes the blood sugar level go up. While a lot of sugar isn't the best diet in the world, a normal child's blood sugar level will not become abnormally high after a meal with a lot of sugar. ...Read more
My opinion,yes: I have seen hundreds of children with add, adhd and even autism where there is laboratory proof of vitamin b1 deficiency. This vitamin is of vital importance in the metabolism of sugar. This can and does affect the normal functions of the brain, particularly the part of the brain that deals with emotions. Please see my blog "oxygen, the spark of life". ...Read more
No: Low blood surgar is dangerous as the brain and then other parts of the body are no longer able to function. Patients may become somewhat irritable and jittery and what they say often fails to make sense. They will often pass out and only if given glucose or glucagon will they survive. This is very dangerous. Make sure the intake of carbohydrate is adequate. Diabetics getting too much insulin same. ...Read more
Active Lifestyle: Diabetes is a serious concern for our children. For instance, in the US, 52% of Hispanic girls are expected to develop diabetes during their lifetime. The keys to prevention are keeping thin and trim, exercise, and a healthy diet. Teaching your children this will keep them healthier their entire lifetime. Get them off the x-box and make them exercise for an hour a day, and serve healthy meals. ...Read more
I am 27 years old.Now it is found that 185 mg sugar in 1 dl of my blood.Can i permanently relive from diabetes?
Supposing that a persons blood sugar goes so low that it causes them to pass out and remain unconcious can that affect their memory permanently ?
Hypoglycemia : Severe hypoglycemia (too low blood sugar) that causes loss of consciousness is also called Insulin shock. It is a very serious situation and in some situations can cause permanent damage to the brain. It is important to understand what caused the episode and take measures to avoid future hypoglycemic episodes. ...Read more
Ideally less than150: But as you know very hard to achieve. But that was not the question you asked. Normal blood stars should not be below 60 though most children will have reactions far above this number because they are used to living too hogh. A low blood sugar reaction is not caused by a number but how rapidly the blood sugar drops do a child may have a reaction at a number of 100 if they were really high before. ...Read more
Is it true that if you eat too much sugar you're more likely to get type 2 diabetes, is this especially true in children?
No evil in sugar: There is nothing evil about sugar, which has been implicated in countless health problems over the years. Sugar is not the problem; calories are. (this goes for high-fructose corn syrup, as well.) too many calories makes one overweight. Being overweight leads to Insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes. The solution is eating healthy, exercising and maintaining a healthy weight. ...Read more
I lost 6-7 kg of weight within 3 week of time.My blood sugar level is very high 300+.I want to control sugar level and make it normal permanently.
In some, yes it does: Yes, high sugar intake can genuinely affect some kids this way. If your child is having this kind of trouble, it's worth it to see if staying away from sugar as much as possible, might help. You can also take him or her for an evaluation by a pediatrician -- especially a behavioral pediatrician, or child psychiatrist or psychologist. ...Read more
Yes: Remember acid is what ultimately causes the cavities. Some articles infer the diet sodas may be worse since they are more acidic. Acid is also the byproduct of sugar breakdown by the bacteria. That is also why you need to be careful not to switch to juices that are also acidic and rich in sugar. ...Read more
No: I know of know legit study that backs this up. ...Read more
Sugar damage.: Yes plus many other parts of your body. But it depends on what you mean by lots of sugar or salt. This is a very individual matter and it depends also on what all the other foods are in your diet and how the diet is nutritionally overall. If you are worried about your diet, first google good diets and then talk it over with your parents. Call your doctor for exam if you have a diet problem. ...Read more
Woulda bad diet in childhood mess up your blood sugar control permanently?I eat healthy now as a teenager, andadult.Would this have effect on present?
Healthy : Your previous bad eating habits should have no effect on you as long as you keep eating healthy.Congratulations. ...Read more
Is there sugar in those really sweet toothpastes made for children? Our young son seems to like the taste of those fruity kids toothpastes far more than ones that taste like mint, but i'm worried that they are not as good for the teeth as "real" toothpast
Watch for ADA sign: Make sure the tooth past has ada ( american dental association)seal of approval. ...Read more
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