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Did diabetes happen by eating too much sugar?

Did diabetes happen by eating too much sugar?

Sugar a Huge Driver: Dominant evidence is that ?ed sugar intake, all forms, is a huge driver for type ii dm; also ?ing evidence that ?ed sugar intake ?es the incidence of type i. In both cases, sugar intake compounds the disease, after all dm is defined as ?ed sugar concentrations. Humans can live just fine with zero sugar intake, all needed sugar coming from gluconeogenesis, primarily in the liver. Study dietdoctor. ...Read more

Dr. Evan Altman
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Might eating too much sugar cause diabetes?

Might eating too much sugar cause diabetes?

No: Not in normal conditions. However, if there is a tendency, risk factors (like obesity), familiy history etc, it will certainly make things worse. As health advice, however, eating too much sugar is always bad anyway. A healthy diet is much better choice, including most sugars non refined (natural, from fruits, etc). ...Read more

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Might eating too much sugar cause diabetes?

Might eating too much sugar cause diabetes?

No: Not normally. But if there is a family history, a diagnosis already determined of diabetes, or risk factors (obesity, etc) it is likely a bad idea. It is a great idea to mantain a balanced healthy diet, including mostly non refined (natural) sugars of slower absorption. ...Read more

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How much sugar is too much in pregnancy?

How much sugar is too much in pregnancy?

Difficult: This is a difficult question to answer because many don't know that items such as ketchup and salad dressing have sugar in it, thus saying limiting sugar to 2 teaspoons a day doesn't help unless measuring out for coffee, etc. Fruit has sugar in it, but we recommend fruit and vegetables in pregnancy. Eating healthy foods is best choice, and get screened for diabetes by obstetrician. Exercise, too! ...Read more

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Will eating too much fruit cause diabetes?

Will eating too much fruit cause diabetes?

Not really unless -: You are prone to getting it, because you have a strong family history of it. Keeping you weight in check according to your height and doing regular exercises & eating healthy can reduce your chances of getting it. Excess of anything can be bad for you, so be wary. ...Read more

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Will eating too much sugar cause diarrhea?

Will eating too much sugar cause diarrhea?

Sugar & diarrhea: Yes, eating too much sugar can cause diarrhea. If a large amount of sugar makes its way into your intestinal tract, it tends to pull fluid from the intestinal wall to the inside. More fluid in the intestines means looser stools and possibly diarrhea. ...Read more

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How much crab meat is too much during pregnancy?

How much crab meat is too much during pregnancy?

Limit to 12 oz./week: Authorities advise limiting most seafood to 12 oz per week to minimize mercury exposure, but there are benefits to moderate seafood consumption too. Seafood high in mercury like tuna should be limited even more, while seafood with the lowest mercury like wild salmon & sardines can be eaten more. See http://www.Babycenter.Com/0_eating-fish-during-pregnancy-how-to-avoid-mercury-and-still_10319861.Bc. ...Read more

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Eating too much instant noodles cause birth defects while pregnant?

Eating too much instant noodles cause birth defects while pregnant?

I doubt it: In decades of looking over such issues, i have never seen any data suggenting a noodle fetish would affect fetal development.As a simple food source, it has no specific toxic element to trigger such a change. If you were downing a few beers at the same time, the beer would be a problem. ...Read more

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Does eating too much sugar really cause diabetes?

No: In normal situations, that can not be mantained as a truth. However, in presence of tendency to it, risk factors like obesity, family history, it will certainly contribute to make things worse. On the othr hand, eating healthy and using mostly natural (eg from fruits) sugars, in the right proportions, is a much better idea which might decrease probabilities or acquiring or worsening diabetes. ...Read more

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Will eating too much dates will make me fat as they contain too much sugar ?

Yes: Excessive caloric intake (over and above what your body needs) is the primary driver of weight gain. The form of excessive calories (eg sugar) does not matter. ...Read more

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How much can I eat during pregnancy yet avoid excessive weight gain?

How much can I eat during pregnancy yet avoid excessive weight gain?

Balanced diet: Imagine your blood stream as the "cafeteria line" for your unborn fetus and how critical it is that the nutrients for growth be present when needed. The acog.Org website( or your ob);has a pamphlet and information about how much to eat during pregnancy and composiiton of the diet.. ...Read more

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I was wondering is eating too much cholesterol in food the same thing as eating too much saturated fat?

I was wondering is eating too much cholesterol in food the same thing as eating too much saturated fat?

Diet: You should moderate intake of all kinds of fats and cholesterol. Read this: http://www.Hsph.Harvard.Edu/nutritionsource/what-should-you-eat/fats-and-cholesterol/. ...Read more

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Can eating too much sugar or malt drink cause a miscarriage?

Can eating too much sugar or malt drink cause a miscarriage?

Likely not: Everything in moderation. Unless you are diabetic that should nto happen. But i supposes in extremely high amounts anything can have an effect. ...Read more

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Would it be possible to develop diabetes from eating too much sugar and drinking too much water?

Would it be possible to develop diabetes from eating too much sugar and drinking too much water?

No: Diabetes is a condition of lack of enough Insulin or lack of response of the body to insulin. You can not cause it by eating too much sugar or drinking too much water. When you have it, you cannot eat too much sugar as your body will not be able to metabolize it. ...Read more

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Can a child eat too much fruit and get too much sugar?

Can a child eat too much fruit and get too much sugar?

Yes: All things in moderation. Fruit is a vital part of our diet and should be consumed daily at the rate of several servings per day. It is possible to eat so much fruit that we are not hungry for other vital foods, such as vegetables, carbs, and protein. Also, excess sugars will be converted to fat. Finally, too much fruit/sugar can lead to diarrhea and affect absorption of other nutrients. ...Read more

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Can eating too much sugar effect my breastfeed babies poo?

2much sugar!: First of all you should not over indulge in sweets, you child's bms are not dependent on your blood sugar levels but certain foods in mom's diet tend to cause diarrhea in babies. ...Read more

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