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Is Soda Harmful To Enamel What If Sugar Free Or Club Soda
Soda: Still harmful.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes: Remember acid is what ultimately causes the cavities. Some articles infer the diet sodas may be worse since they are more acidic. Acid is also the byproduct of sugar breakdown by the bacteria. That is also why you need to be careful not to switch to juices that are also acidic and rich in sugar. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No: No you cannot. Fasting means fasting. Nothing besides water, black coffee or plain tea. ...Read more
Is it safe for diabetics to drink sugar-free soda (like cola light)? Does it increase glucose level in blood or has any other influence on health?
Safe: Sugar-free soda such as cola light does not increase glucose levels in diabetics. There are no studies that show any significant detrimental effect of these sodas in diabetics. It is certainly better than drinking regular sodas, though water, unsweetened tea, club soda, and coffee are probably better choices. ...Read more
Will the sugar alcohol found in sugar free gums, sodas, sugar substitutes produce a false positive on an etg test?
No: There isn't anything in sugar substitutes that will cause the etg (ethyl glucuronide) test to show positive. However, because etg test measures products of metabolism of ethyl alcohol from any source, it is sensitive to small amounts of alcohol. It will detect ingestion or exposure to alcohol in mouthwash, cough syrup and other medicated syrups, and possibly even hand sanitizers. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is diet soda still bad for tooth loss? I've switched from drinking regular soda to drinking sugar-free diet soda, and i hope that it will be better for my teeth. Will i still have to worry about tooth from diet soda?
Hello. : Hello. Carbonic acid creates the carbonation in soft drinks. Because it is an acid, it can damage the enamel of your teeth. Darker colored sodas tend to do more damage than lighter sodas. If you are a soda swisher (swish it through your teeth and around your mouth) that is really damaging to your teeth. Sipping soda through a straw or swishing water in your mouth after drinking soda can help to minimize problems. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Not harmful: You can take splenda.Get a more detailed answer ›
In a word, YES: You are abusing the beverage to keep you awake/focused/whatever. There have been rare cases of death from excess energy drink intake. At 23, if otherwise healthy, there is no reason to require this kind of stimulation, try switching all but 2/day (max) to caffineated soda, and then start swapping them out for decaf or water. If you can't stay awake/focused once "detoxed" then see a doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See below: Stevia is usually sugar-free... You have to learn to read the labels. Be careful because multi-dextran is a sugar, products, ending with the letters OSE are usually sugars. If you have any further questions don't hesitate to contact me. You can get a lot more email@example.com by reading our newsletters. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Not recommended : The sweeteners used in some "sugar-free" confections are sorbitol or maltitol. The amount one needs to eat isn't worth the calories for the bloating and cramps to get the laxative effect. There are still plenty of grams of fat and calories in these candies/chocolates which won't go down the toilet. If you're constipated, please discuss with your doctor for appropriate evaluation/treatment. ...Read more
See below: Good combination!Get a more detailed answer ›