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Is it bad to eat a chocolate bar when u get low?

Is it bad to eat a chocolate bar when u get low?

Definebadbarandlow: There are different bars, with varying levels of sugar and additives. Can you get energy from eating a chocolate bar? Yes, short term anyway. Can that be a pick-me-up when your energy is low? Yes. But if you're hypoglycemic pre diabetic or not eating a balanced diet, it's a short term solution to a long term problem and ultimately won't help. If by bad you mean unhealthy, not in moderation. ...Read more

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Im 21. Sweet addict. I literally have to eat at least 2 chocolate bars a day. 150 lbs, 5'7, athletic/muscular . Will I have diabetes when i get old!?

Im 21. Sweet addict. I literally have to eat at least 2 chocolate bars a day. 150 lbs, 5'7, athletic/muscular . Will I have diabetes when i get old!?

Diabetes: Generally diabetes or glucose intolerance develops in later life. But if you are prone for diabetes, like strong family history, you are more likely to develop at an earlier age. I understand you are fond of sweet things, they are carbs and have lot of calories, and in the long run fat accumulates in the body and your Insulin reserves may go down. ...Read more

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Hi Iv noticed in the last couple of weeks that when I eat chocolate or chocolate cake I get diarrhoea within a few hours. When I stopped eating chocolate it never happened,but last night I ate 2 chocolate bars and a cream egg and had diarrhoea this mornin

Hi Iv noticed in the last couple of weeks that when I eat chocolate or chocolate cake I get diarrhoea within a few hours. When I stopped eating chocolate it never happened,but last night I ate 2 chocolate bars and a cream egg and had diarrhoea this mornin

Sensitivity: It sounds like you have developed a chocolate sensivity. Once you eat this it causes an inflammatory response that leads to "dumping" syndrome. There is an oral or sublingual medication that can help with the cramping and other symptoms but allergy testing may be a better option to treat the underlying cause ...Read more

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Mouth has becomesensitive after i let my GERD get bad anytime i eat crackers or toast or cookies chocolate bumps will rise on tongues an cheeks hurt?

Mouth has becomesensitive after i let my GERD get bad anytime i eat crackers or toast or cookies chocolate bumps will rise on tongues an cheeks hurt?

Controlling the acid: As you know, gerd will introduce stomach acids into the mouth. Stomach acid has a ph of 1, similar to hydrochloric acid. Keep your gerd under control so acid is not introduced into your mouth. Severe, uncontrolled gerd can literally melt your teeth. The bumps on your tongue and cheeks are probably due to the irritation of the acid. ...Read more

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Can dairy give me acne? I use it for protien shakes chocolate milk. But I eat real healthy and drink lots of water. But I still get bad acne.

Can dairy give me acne? I use it for protien shakes chocolate milk. But I eat real healthy and drink lots of water. But I still get bad acne.

Acne and dairy: Studies from new zealand show a correlation of acne with dairy products. The authors postulate that the hormones from the cattle can affect acne in humans. There is a simple test you can do. Stop the dairy products for two weeks. Then add the dairy back and if you have an acne flare there is a correlation. ...Read more

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Every once in a while I get really bad low blood sugar. After taking a nap today it was the worst I've ever had it! the only thing I know to do is eat!?

Every once in a while I get really bad low blood sugar. After taking a nap today it was the worst I've ever had it! the only thing I know to do is eat!?

Cause impt: Please review your day to pinpoints cause of your low, so u can reduce likelihood of similar episodes in the future. Did u take too much insulin? Too small a meal (for your dose of insulin)? Unexpected physical activity? Drink alcohol? Also, please see ur endo for glucagon prescription and training of your family and friends, which they can use if u have a really bad low and you're unconscious. ...Read more

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Is having low blood pressure at 19 bad? I get extremely light headed & dizzy. When I feel like it's lower I feel sicker. I eat good and drink fluids.

Is having low blood pressure at 19 bad? I get extremely light headed & dizzy. When I feel like it's lower I feel sicker. I eat good and drink fluids.

Yes: You have symptoms associated with the low blood pressure. Good to hear you are drinking plenty of water and eating a balanced diet. I would see your MD for an orthostatic blood pressure test and if it's positive consider seeing a Cardiologist for a tilt table test. Sometimes people with low blood pressure with symptoms may require medication to stabilize it. ...Read more

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Is it common to eat a chocolate bar everyday?

Is it common to eat a chocolate bar everyday?

For some folks it is: People with low serotonin levels can be particularly heavy chocolate consumers. ...Read more

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Are veggie sausages containing soya protein isolate n soya protein bad to eat say if u had 4 would that be too much soya. Also chocolate in one day?

Are veggie sausages containing soya protein isolate n soya protein bad to eat say if u had 4 would that be too much soya. Also chocolate in one day?

A few thoughts: First, everything in moderation. Soy/textured vegetable protein (TVP) is a good product with a lot of protein/low cost. But TVP is highly manufactured and subjected to high heat etc in processing. TVP causes GI side effects in some people and is reported to mimic estrogen effects in women. Most also contains MSG. Can not really call it a health food..OK in moderation/2-3 servings per day. ...Read more