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Doctor insights on: Peanut Candy

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Heard candy is as good as coughdrops. Why?

Heard candy is as good as coughdrops. Why?

Saliva: Eating hard candies stimulates salivary flow. The extra saliva coats the throat and help to decrease coughing. ...Read more

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Should babies eat candy?

Should babies eat candy?

Not advisable: Giving your baby candy/sweets or sweet drinks at a young age can have serious outcomes later on their dental and general health. ...Read more

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I was wondering is eating peanuts everyday bad?

I was wondering is eating peanuts everyday bad?

Not at all: If you don't have peanut allergy or adverse reaction to peanut, you can eat it everyday as long as you still enjoy consuming it. As a rule, just don't overindulge yourself. Consume all type of foods in moderation. Enjoy. ...Read more

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Can peanut trigger gout?

Can peanut trigger gout?

Rarely: Peanuts are a source of low purine protein versus protein from meat. Purines are metabolized into uric acid which if elevted can cause a gout attack. ...Read more

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What food has soy & peanut?

What food has soy & peanut?

Many: Since these two foods are used in many products. Reading labels carefully will be your major defense. Soy=tofu. ...Read more

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Can peanut allergics eat honey ?

Can peanut allergics eat honey ?

Yes: Patients with peanut allergy need to be very cautious about cross contamination. Also about 50% of peanut allergic patients may develop a nut allergy. However, there is no need to avoid honey. ...Read more

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How can peanuts kill some people?

How can peanuts kill some people?

Severe allergy: This is what can happen: symptoms of anaphylaxis can include difficulty breathing and swallowing, vomiting and diarrhea, dizziness, dangerously low blood pressure, swelling of the lips, tongue, throat, and other parts of the body, and loss of consciousness. If not treated quickly, it can be fatal. ...Read more

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Does peanut butter cause diahrea ?

Does peanut butter cause diahrea ?

Not usually: Not unless you are allergic to peanut butter. Even with allergy, diarrhea is an unusual manifestation of allergy. ...Read more

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Is sugar free candy healthy to eat?

Is sugar free candy healthy to eat?

Probably not: Sugar free candy is a way to get some of the joy and satisfaction that you might get from sugared candy, without the sugar and calories. It is a substtute for this and not a source of nutrition. So it is not "healthy' to eat but can satisfy the craving without the calories. ...Read more

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