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Why can eating sugary foods between meals be unhealthy?

Why can eating sugary foods between meals be unhealthy?

Junk food: Can lead to dental decay. Can effect appetite so that one is not as hungry for actual meal. These are not quality carbohydrates. The calories add up. ...Read more

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Could eating sugary foods cause acne?

Could eating sugary foods cause acne?

No: The link between diet and acne is weak, the strongest being with dairy as a cause and even this is soft. If you have to ask, you should be taking advantage of what real science can offer for prophylaxis. Topical benzoyl peroxide 5% once a day to prevent, or 2x/day to treat; if not clear after this, your personal physician has many options. ...Read more

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Why do I nauseated after eating sugary foods?

Why do I nauseated after eating sugary foods?

Sugar is: Best avoided. It can cause many different symptoms, especially fatigue, hyperactivity, etc. Please consider going sugar-free. If you would like a sweetener, consider using Stevia, which is a natural root made into powder and can be found in health food stores. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Why do I get sick after eating sugary foods?

Why do I get sick after eating sugary foods?

Could have diabetes: Check sugars with home monitoring kit
or see MD ...Read more

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Can eating sugary foods and eating bread makes yeast fungal a lot worser?

Can eating sugary foods and eating bread makes yeast fungal a lot worser?

Eating sugar: The exact link between a sugar filled diet and yeast infection is unclear, but one theory is that elevated glucose levels in the blood make it easier for the yeast to "stick" to the vaginal cells. High levels of sugar may also affect the immune system. Women with weaken immune systems are at higher risk for yeast infections because the body can not fight off the yeast as well-diabetic get yst freq ...Read more

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What could cause pain in the upper right abdomen and back within minutes of eating sugary foods?

What could cause pain in the upper right abdomen and back within minutes of eating sugary foods?

Pancreas: Difficult to say..........further description of food/amount needed.Sugar will involve insulin production from pancreas, if icecream which has diary fat it will involve pancreas, Gall bladder. Gas because of lactose intolerance will be more common. ...Read more

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Really severe migraine after eating sugary food, what can I do?

Really severe migraine after eating sugary food, what can I do?

The trigger: A variety of external and internal factors can trigger a migraine attack in certain individuals who may have a genetic or neurochemical predisposition to migraine.
In approximately 10% of migraineurs, food can trigger an attack. (cheese, alcohol (particularly red wine), chocolate, foods containing msg, sugar and sugar substitute used in equal, just to name a few). ...Read more

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Why do I have body chills seconds after eating sugary food? Hyper reactive hypoglycemia?

Why do I have body chills seconds after eating sugary food? Hyper reactive hypoglycemia?

Hypoglycemia: Hypoglycemia usually takes a few minutes. The hypoglycemia is caused by a reaction of Insulin spike to glucose load. Try protein with sugar or a fat, this should help if hypoglycemia is the problem. If the problem is truly happening seconds after eating it may be more of an allery to what you are eating with the sugar, or some type of digestive reaction. ...Read more

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What could be the reason that my teeth are sensitive/experience pain when eating sugary foods such as candy?

What could be the reason that my teeth are sensitive/experience pain when eating sugary foods such as candy?

See Dentist: Cavities (probably), fractures, exposed root surfaces. You'll need to be evaluated by a Dentist before your sweet sensitivity morphed into an abscess. Please call your Dentist now. ...Read more

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Can it do any harm or any good to use mouthwash/brush immediately after eating sugary foods?

Can it do any harm or any good to use mouthwash/brush immediately after eating sugary foods?

Only good: Sugary foods have acid that attacks the enamel of your teeth that causes cavities. Brushing flossing and mouthwash after eating decreases the amount of sugar that attaches to your teeth thus helping to keep the chances of cavities to a minimum. All this home care is only good. ...Read more

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I was told that my blood sugar was low yrs ago but wasn't formerly diagnosed. Now is hypothyroid why do I feel so sick after eating sugary foods?

I was told that my blood sugar was low yrs ago but wasn't formerly diagnosed. Now is hypothyroid why do I feel so sick after eating sugary foods?

High glycemic index: Very sugary foods tend to have a high glycemic index. This increases your blood sugar rapidly. Your body then reacts by releasing Insulin and you get a rapid drop in your blood sugar as glucose is moved out of the blood stream. Those fluctuations feel bad. Read about the glycemic index and try to eat foods that have a lower glycemic index and often this will help with hypoglycemia. ...Read more

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Heart pounds & feel extremely tired after eating sugary foods. Lying down helps. No other diabetes symptoms (such as more thirst). Is this normal?

Heart pounds & feel extremely tired after eating sugary foods. Lying down helps. No other diabetes symptoms (such as more thirst). Is this normal?

Can't tell without: More information- like sugar number when gets symptoms- can check sugars with home glucose monitor bought in pharmacies. ...Read more

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Why does eating sugary foods make cause me stomach bloating and mild nausea? It only happens when I eat chocolate or other foods with lots of sugar.

Why does eating sugary foods make cause me stomach bloating and mild nausea? It only happens when I eat chocolate or other foods with lots of sugar.

Candida: Great question about sugary foods and bloating. One possibility is that you have an overgrowth of yeast in your intestines, called candida. Candida makes us crave sugary foods but also we get very bloated when we eat them. Have you ever used a probiotic? This helps control the overgrowth of yeast in our system and helps a lot with bloating and nausea. ...Read more

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Ortho said I'm getting braces but dentist said I might have a cavity. My teeth feel fine no pain when eating sugary foods. Do I need cavity filled?

Ortho said I'm getting braces but dentist said I might have a cavity. My teeth feel fine no pain when eating sugary foods. Do I need cavity filled?

Most likely: Cavities don't always have outward symptoms... Just like high blood pressure or diabetes. If your dentist feels to need a restoration, it's best to do it. If you refuse, that small cavity can become a big problem. And access to that tooth when you have orthodontic brackets and wires will be limited. ...Read more

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Can acanthosis nigricans be caused from eating sugary bad foods?

Can acanthosis nigricans be caused from eating sugary bad foods?

Yes: Acanthosis nigricans is a common skin finding associated with Insulin resistance, or the syndrome that leads to type ii diabetes. ...Read more

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Is it true that I can get acanthosis nigricans from eating sugary bad foods?

Is it true that I can get acanthosis nigricans from eating sugary bad foods?

Yes: Acanthosis nigricans is a common skin finding associated with Insulin resistance, or the syndrome that leads to type ii diabetes. ...Read more

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