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Soda vs flavored powered water (like crystal light) ? Is there a big difference in changing my diet from soda (such as coke) to powered water?

Soda vs flavored powered water (like crystal light) ? Is there a big difference in changing my diet from soda (such as coke) to powered water?

Absolutely: Research seems to show that diet sodas actually make you gain weight. While you would be better off drinking water due to the artificial sweeteners in crystal light, it is still a better option than sodas. ...Read more

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What is a better choice-- toughened glass or polycarbonate safety spectacles?

What is a better choice-- toughened glass or polycarbonate safety spectacles?

Polycarbonate: Current ansi standards recommend the use of polycarbonate in safety glasses for work use. Hardened glass was the precursor. ...Read more

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Is tomato juice and beer mixed. A healthier beverage choice vs beer alone?

Is tomato juice and beer mixed. A healthier beverage choice vs beer alone?

Tomato Juice/health: Tomato juice is healthier than tomato juice mixed with beer. Beer has alcohol which can cause a loss of inhibitions and drunkeness or loss of control especially while driving. While tomato juice is given to help with a hangover from alcohol, it does not help when combined with alcohol. Also beer is not healthy because it has a lot more calories. ...Read more

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How many caleries a glass of coke has?

How many caleries a glass of coke has?

You may not want to: drink it once you know ! A 12-ounce can of Coca Cola is 140 calories, ...Read more

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Is alchohol in nyquil equivalent to a glass of wine?

Is alchohol in nyquil equivalent to a glass of wine?

Alcohol in Nyquil: Nyquil is 25% alcohol by volume - that is 50 proof. Table wine is usually 12% by volume. Hard liquor is usually 80 or 100 proof (40-50%). ...Read more

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Can a peg of whisky substitute a glass of red whine daily?

Can a peg of whisky substitute a glass of red  whine daily?

No: First of all, neither of these is "necessary" so that you feel that you must have one or the other. Alcohol is not needed for a healthy life. Red wine does have a chemical resveratrol which may be heart-healthy, and one glass per day for women is ok, but resveratrol is also found in organic red grape juice and is just as good. Exercise and healthy diet is even better. ...Read more

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How is drinking a glass of beer or wine help my triglycerides?

How is drinking a glass of beer or wine help my triglycerides?

Little: Beer from its high carb content can aggravate your triglycerides. Also chronic alcohol use can increase triglycerides. The best impact of alcohol on cholesterol profile is by inducing HDL (high density lipoprotein). Use in moderation, . ...Read more

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How does an eyeglass lens differ from a magnifying glass lens?

How does an eyeglass lens differ from a magnifying glass lens?

Very different: Eyeglass lenses can either magnify, minify (make images smaller) or correct astigmatism. Magnifying glasses are used in readers and prescription lenses for farsighted and presbyopic people, while minifying lenses are used for those with nearsightedness. Also, there can be magnification or minification with astigmatism correction at the same time. Glasses are built specifically for your vision. ...Read more

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Energy drinks vs weed, which is wore?

Energy drinks vs weed, which is wore?

An impossible ?: This is comparing apples to oranges. Large amounts of either can be harmful, but in different ways. Energy drinks contain harmless things, like amino acids and vitamins (worthless pretty much, but harmless). Some contain sugar. All contain caffeine, which in large doses or in sensitive individuals cause problems. Too much weed is most damaging for younger people, can impair learning and lower IQ ...Read more

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A glass of wine day after chopr chemo?

A glass of wine day after chopr chemo?

One small Glass: If thats what makes you happy, one small glass of wine will be fine with your main meal of the day. I said "one small 4 oz. Glass". But also discuss with your oncologist, since certain kinds of chemo may interact, and check your liver functions. ...Read more

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What are the positive benefits of drinking a glass of beer a day?

What are the positive benefits of drinking a glass of beer a day?

If not addicted: If the person does not have medical constraints or is not alcohol dependent or abusive, moderate drinking is equivalent to have one drink or one beer daily for prevention or lower risk of developing heart disease, possibly reduce both risk of abrain stroke and possibly diabetes. ...Read more

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How good is pomegranate juice for you versus the amount of sugar per 8 oz cup/glass?

How good is pomegranate juice for you versus the amount of sugar per 8 oz cup/glass?

Be wary: Most fruit juices are just sugary beverages, providing extra calories — all from refined carbohydrates — without sating appetite. And this is true whether you drink apple or orange juice or one of the fancy new juices like acai berry or pomegranate juice. The added calories can contribute to weight gain and increased risk of both diabetes and heart disease. ...Read more

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Endodontic fiber posts: glass vs quartz. Can you explain composition and manufacturing differences?

Endodontic fiber posts: glass vs quartz. Can you explain composition and manufacturing differences?

Different material: I have not heard of a post being made out of glass, or quartz. There are metal post or what is know as fiber post which are used when you don't want to use metal. ...Read more

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Does drinking water with an added flavor enhancer w/ caffeine, like mio energy, defeat the purpose of drinking water?

Does drinking water with an added flavor enhancer w/ caffeine, like mio energy, defeat the purpose of drinking water?

Caffeine: Yes. Of course. You do not need a physician to tell you that drinking something that causes dehydration is the opposite of drinking water for health. ...Read more

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How dangerous is one glass of wine with zzzquil?

How dangerous is one glass of wine with zzzquil?

Augments Effects: I would avoid taking sedating medications like diphenhydramine with alcohol as their combination can augment the effects of the medication and caused increased sedation. This is especially true if you are going to operate a motor vehicle. ...Read more

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Is it alright to drink small amounts (i.E. 2-3 glasses of wine) after kidney removal surgery?

Is it alright to drink small amounts (i.E. 2-3 glasses of wine) after kidney removal surgery?

Yes: But i would be cautious about drinking that much on a daily basis for other reasons, especially if you are a woman. Your liver takes a hit every time you drink, and also alcohol is a high calorie source with no nutritional value. I would drink no more than one glass of wine daily if you are a woman, two if you are a man, to get the cardiovascular benefit of red wine but avoid the risks. ...Read more

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What's the difference between glass and plastic glasses lenses?

What's the difference between glass and plastic glasses lenses?

See below: Differences between glass & plastic lenses: weight (glass much heavier); durability (plastic scratches more easily); price (glass generally more, depending on prescription, coatings, etc.). ...Read more