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Cab i drink diet cola on a no carbohydrate diet?

Cab i drink diet cola on a no carbohydrate diet?

Atkin's diet: induction phase (which has very limited carbohydrates) does allow for it. REF https://www.atkins.com/how-it-works/atkins-20/phase-1/low-carb-foods. However, with newer information concerning increased insulin release due to some artificial sweeteners - I would not drink it if you are going exceptionally low carb. ...Read more

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Dr. Gregg Albers
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Alcohol Consumption (Definition)

Alcohol is available in many beverages, from beer and wine to the more potent distilled spirits, such as gin, rye, and whiskey. There appear to be at least small health benefits of small amounts of alcohol use (fewer than five drinks per week), especially of red wine Excessive alcohol use can lead to addiction and severe social and physical complications. Excess long term alcohol use is the most common cause of cirrhosis of the ...Read more


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Eating fruits vegetables drinking water any effects on plaque on your teeth?

Eating fruits vegetables drinking water any effects on plaque on your teeth?

Should reduce it: Plaque consists of a complex mix of bacteria & the starch they make from sugars. The major source of growth for the plaque is sucrose. Eating raw fruits and vegetables are naturally mechanically abrasive to disrupt the plaque and do not linger in the mouth if you brush or just rinse your mouth out after eating. Drinking water maintains your body hydration needed for proper saliva production. ...Read more

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Vomiting black after drinking to much alcohol (beer) and smoking marijuana?

Vomiting black after drinking to much alcohol (beer) and smoking marijuana?

Probably : Related to gastritis or a gastric ulcer or an esophageal injury from the vomitting. You need to be examined by your doctor. You also need to abstain from alcohol( and drugs) before you do some serious damage that may affect your life in the shsort run or worse cause chronic liver disease, to mention just 2 negatives from the excesses. Be smart...You are not as immortal as you think. ...Read more

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Will drinking alcohol while taking metformin medifcation lower my blood sugar?

Will drinking alcohol while taking metformin medifcation lower my blood sugar?

Small amount/large: Drinking small amount of alcohol may be alright, but if you drink too much it can lead to a serious condition called lactic acidosis, which can be life threatning, discuss with your doctor how much you can drink it will not lower your blood sugar, and may raise it as alcohol is carbs. ...Read more

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Started exercising with DASH diet but still smoking and drinking alcohol and lots of coffee (tried quitting but can't) BP still slightly high. Meds?

Started exercising with DASH diet but still smoking and drinking alcohol and lots of coffee (tried quitting but can't) BP still slightly high. Meds?

Not certain what you: are asking. If you want to know if medications are indicated then the answer is no provided you can make appropriate life style choices. Perhaps some counseling to help you make these choices would be more beneficial in the long run than medications for your hypertension. I don't recall cigarettes, alcohol and excessive coffee being on the DASH diet. ...Read more

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Might drinking diet soda and using sugar substitutes really affect weight loss?

Might drinking diet soda and using sugar substitutes really affect weight loss?

CAUSE WEIGHT GAIN!!!: Diet soda is extremely toxic & one of the least healthy "foods" you can ingest. The chemical sweeteners can cause a myriad of serious health problems & are proven to cause weight gain. Anyone interested in being healthy should never drink these! see http://kimberlysnyder.Net/blog/2011/12/01/8-dangers-of-diet-soda/ also see comment for new info that these drinks may increase risk of cancer! ...Read more

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Recently i gave up drinking beer and started drinking bourbon and diet coke and i'm getting anxiety is it the diet coke?

Recently i gave up drinking beer and started drinking bourbon and diet coke and i'm getting anxiety is it the diet coke?

Alcoholism: The big book of alcoholics anonymous has a great paragraph early in their chapter on who is an alcoholic. I would recommend you find and read this. Switching alcohol types trying to find a different outcome is the very definition of alcoholism. It is not the diet coke. Alcohol is a drug that is classified as a depressant. Anxiety is on the spectrum with depression. Please try sobriety. ...Read more

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Is drinking alcohol while on period bad?

Is drinking alcohol while on period bad?

It is if you have: Excessive bloating, cramps or other problematic symptoms during your period.. Avoid caffeine, chocolate, alcohol ; salt. ...Read more

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Will drinking water have any impact on blood sugar?

Will drinking water  have any  impact on blood sugar?

Water and sugar: No significant impact on your blood sugar unless you become dehydrated or severely over hydrated. ...Read more

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Vomiting black after drinking too much alcohol (beer) and smoking marijuana...Is that serious?

Vomiting black after drinking too much alcohol (beer) and smoking marijuana...Is that serious?

Really serious!: Black or coffee-ground looking material likely is blood denatured by acid in your stomach. You're bleeding! stop the beer and smokes, avoid nsaid's (like ibuprofen, aleve, (naproxen) advil, aspirin) and get yourself right to the emergency room please (call 911 now if you're dizzy or weakening). ...Read more

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Can drinking excessive amounts of diet coke bad for me?

Can drinking excessive amounts of diet coke bad for me?

Yes: Regularly drinking soda has been linked to Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease, Diabetes, heart disease & metabolic syndrome. Other possible risks include: increased weight, decreased bone mineral density (BMD) obesity, erosion of tooth enamel, mineral depletion & dehydration. If it contains artificial sweeteners & is used daily, this is linked to a 3 fold ^ in dementia & stroke. ...Read more

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Can drinking alcohol to excess lower sperm count? Smoking & drugs too?

Can drinking alcohol to excess lower sperm count? Smoking & drugs too?

Yes to all three: Moderate to heavy alcohol drinking, smoking or chewing tobacco, and drugs including marijuana and opiates, both illegal and prescription painkillers, can all reduce sperm numbers and/or quality. ...Read more

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What affect does regular beer drinking have on potassium levels? Alcohol in general?

What affect does regular beer drinking have on potassium levels?  Alcohol in general?

Hyperaldosteronism: As long as you eat a balanced diet, it will have no effect. If you drink all of your calories in beer and do not eat, your potassium level will fall since the calories in the beer require potassium to be utilized. It doesn't matter what the alcohol is. If you eat properly, the potassium will remain normal. Need to make sure a low potassium in you with hypertension isn't hyperaldosteronism. ...Read more

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I recently quit drinking diet coke and only drinking water. I feel bloated and gaining weight. Is this due to quiting diet coke?

I recently quit drinking diet coke and only drinking water. I feel bloated and gaining weight.  Is this due to quiting diet coke?

No: I applaud your decision to quit an unknown concoction(coke's secret formula) for something that has sustained us forever.I suspect another cause for the bloating and weight gain-unless the coke had a secret diuretic to get you to drink more coke.Keep up with the water and i expect you to get back to normal. ...Read more

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Anorexia and on snickers and diet coke diet?

Anorexia and on snickers and diet coke diet?

Really?: When a snickers bar is the 'healthiest' thing in your diet, it's time for help. Go see your physician immediately. ...Read more

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Will drinking 1 glass of wine when on a lo carb diet knock you out of ketosis?

Will drinking 1 glass  of wine when on a lo carb diet knock you out of ketosis?

Wine: Not likely, unless u have very low tolerance to alcohol, or taking medications that don't mix with alcohol. ...Read more

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Is it too much strain on my liver to drink 80 proof whiskey on a low carb diet?

Is it too much strain on my liver to drink 80 proof whiskey on a low carb diet?

Yes: Alcohol is a strain in the liver on any diet. You should not take more than one drink a day, see this site for more info. http://www.cdc.gov/alcohol/faqs.htm. ...Read more

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How much alcohol consumption causes physical dependance and withdrawal? I drink beer on weekends but not through the week. Trying to be proactive

How much alcohol consumption causes physical dependance and withdrawal? I drink beer on weekends but not through the week.  Trying to be proactive

See below: It is good that you are being proactive about your health. The alcohol amount that each person can "handle" differs. Instead of using absolute amounts, it is better to focus on consequences - if alcohol use is creating adverse consequences for you or others are starting to point this out to you, it is too much and/or too frequent. ...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