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Good Drinks Other Alcohol Shakes Nausea
They can: If your diet has too much protein & not enough carbohydrates, you may feel tired. You may also be missing essential other nutrients-vitamins & minerals & healthy fats. Energy drinks typically have a lot of sugar & caffeine & other stimulants that can make you anxious & jittery, & more fatigued when they wear off in a couple of hours. A balanced diet of healthy real food is a much better option. ...Read more
Energy Drinks: First there is no medical or health benefit from 'energy drinks'. These drinks are usually high in caffeine and/or sugars. I would read the labels and if there are any carbs in the drink recommend that you not ingest it. But, in general i would recommend avoiding these unnecessary and non-nutritional drinks all together. ...Read more
Companies market light alcohol drinks as a healthier alternative. Is this true and do low alcohol calorie drinks slow down your metabolism.?
It depends: Alcohol has about 8 kcal of energy compared to sugar with about 4kcal of energy. So it could be that a drink with lower alcohol could be considered safer because it had less alcohol and hence prevented unnecessary weight gain or other complications. Alcohol is a sedative so it can be argued it helps slow down metabolism. This is marketing! lite beer has likely killed a lot of people. ...Read more
Complex question.: The answer depends on your health, what you mean by "bad", & how much caffeine you drink. In general, coffee & tea have less caffeine than soda, which has less than energy drinks. Coffee & tea can also be decaffeinated. Too much caffeine can cause abnormal heart rhythms & thereby put you @ risk for stroke. Moderation is key. Use HealthTap Prime to relay your concerns or TTYD (talk to your doctor) ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Does 5 hour energy and other similar energy drinks cause bad sleep patters and panic attacks? I drink coffee and coffee never gives me those symptoms
No and no: I know of no benefit or harm. Hot soup may make you feel better, but actual real change is doubtful. ...Read more
Is caffeine present in all chocolates and chocolate drinks?Does 'serious mass' weight gainer contains caffeine? Thank you.
Dark chocolate: Caffeine is higher in dark chocolate than milk chocolate. Any of the serious mass weight gainer that is chocolate would contain some caffeine. Red bull is 80 mg of caffeine per serving and caffeine in milk chocolate is about 12 mg. ( red bull is 7x the caffeine of regular chocolate) it might help to cut back on red bull. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Both are Bad: Energy drinks are "heart attack in a can" both cause increase adrenaline release and lead to adrenal exhaustion after a while. To have abundant non-hyper energy: take an organic vitamin/mineral supplement, drink 8 glasses of filtered water daily, rebounding, avoid acids in diet such as sodas. Consider acid free healthy coffees with ganoderma www.Medac4u.Com. ...Read more
Why?: I am unsure why this would be your thought, can you clarify please? ...Read more
What can be the harmful effects or benefits of drinking pepsi or other soft drinks after consuming fast food/oily food? Kindly explain in detail.
Oxidative stress: Eating fast food is associated with weight gain and Insulin resistance, increasing risk for obesity and type 2 diabetes. http://tinyurl.com/n24n2we eating fast food exposes you to trans-fatty acids and oxidative damage to your blood vessels: http://tinyurl.Com/mvgkat4 adding soft drinks may increase this oxidative damage, in at least 1 animal study: http://tinyurl.Com/mdh747u. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Energy drinks: It takes a lot more coffee to kill you, but unfortunately, there is a small but slowly growing number of deaths occuring from engergy drink ingestion--usually by those who drink several a day. ...Read more
Water: Drink plenty of water. Sweet coffee and apple juice are loaded with simple glucose that can increase your baseline sugar levels and make your diabetes more resistant to insulin. Keep drinking water. If you need to flavor it, please use low or zero calorie sweeteners in small quantities. You need water to keep your kidneys functioning and as a diabetic, you get dehydrated quicker. ...Read more
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