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Doctor insights on: Rock Candy Medication

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Can i pass a mouth swab drug test with hard candy in my mouth?

Can i pass a mouth swab drug test with hard candy in my mouth?

I doubt it: You don't even tell us what drug your trying to avoid getting detected. We don't tell people how to beat drug tests. Who would want to hire someone who is actively abusing drugs? Get the help you need to stop whatever it is you are using. Drug abuse is an illness and is treatable, but you have to want the help. ...Read more

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Do nicotine gum and cinnamon candy affect the outcome of an oral swab drug test?

Do nicotine gum and cinnamon candy affect the outcome of an oral swab drug test?

Nicotine maybe,: cinnamon no. If the oral swab test is looking for cigarette smoking, it measures either nicotine or its major metabolite cotinine (more commonly) and this will be found also in someone using nicotine gum. If they are looking for drugs of abuse, generally nicotine/cotinine are not tested for and will not alter the outcome. ...Read more

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How can I stop candy cravings?

How can I stop candy cravings?

Just don't eat,: I know, easier said than done. But to avoid candy, which is really really tasty, you just have to have a lot of will power. Candy is tasty and inexpensive and everywhere. You just have to accept that candy is unhealthy and avoid it as much as you can. Perhaps replace with other sweet foods, like healthy fruit. ...Read more

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How do I stop eating candy every day?

How do I stop eating candy every day?

Alternatives: Part of the habit of eating is convenience, so resist buying it in the first place. Try buying substitutes for oral craving like celery, carrots, and other low calorie snacks. This is especially important if you are overweight as well. Add activities like exercise or some personal hobby to distract you. Enlist the aid of your friends to get substitute activities. ...Read more

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How can you stop eating so much candy?

How can you stop eating so much candy?

Willpower!: It takes willpower! remind yourself that you are frequently not only eating sugar (useless calories) but sugar mixed with fat! nothing will make you obese more quickly. Don't buy it. Don't have it in your house! ...Read more

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Should i eat candy on an exercise diet?

Should i eat candy on an exercise diet?

Candy & fitness.: If you're exercising and following a prudent diet for weight loss or general health and fitness, you can certainly treat yourself to some candy on occasion. But I certainly wouldn't make it a staple of the diet. ...Read more

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How many candy canes does it take to DIE?

How many candy canes does it take to DIE?

Ask the angels?: That's like asking "how many angels can dance in the head of a pin." Please seek urgent care if you are in anyway considering harming yourself. ...Read more

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Healthwise, chocolate candy or hard candy?

Healthwise, chocolate candy or hard candy?

Chocolate: Hard candy is simply sugar entirely with no nutrients at all. Chocolate candy will contain some anti-oxidants and mild solids which have a slight additive advantage. So calorie per calorie, chocolate is better. In no way is candy of any kind considered a portion of a "healthy" diet. ...Read more

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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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How much candy is ok for kids to eat in one sitting?

How much candy is ok for kids to eat in one sitting?

Candy\ tooth decay: My brother had a great idea years ago. He would let his kids eat as much candy as they wanted but only at one sitting and only once per week. It's the amount of time that the candy is in contact with the teeth that causes tooth decay. Therefore limit it as much as possible but once per week regardless of amount is better that constantly all through the week. Sticky candies are worse that chocolate. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what is the normal amount of candy to eat a day?

Can you tell me what is the normal amount of candy to eat a day?

No set figure: Candy is mostly nutrient free source of sugar and fats. Most nutritionists feel that avoidance of this is probably a good thing. There is no "normal" amount. The caloric content should be added to your normal caloric needs per day to establish a level of candy intake if that is how you are regulating this. ...Read more

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If I let my kids eat candy, is there one type better than others?

If I let my kids eat candy, is there one type better than others?

Dark chocolate?: Maybe. Anything in small amounts, or for special occasions, is fine. As far as. ...Read more

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Is eating silver healthy for you? (like on indian candies and such)

Is eating silver healthy for you? (like on indian candies and such)

Argyria: Silver does not occur regularly in human tissue, but can be absorbed from the lungs & GI tract. Silver sulfide forms an insoluble complex in elastic fibers, resulting in argyria. In generalized argyria, skin, eye involvement, lung & kidney lesions, arteriosclerosis may result. With colloidal silver, death may result from hemolysis, pulmonary edema. Think twice before eating a lot of silver. ...Read more

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Is it ok for grandparents to spoil kids with lots of candy at the holidays?

Is it ok for grandparents to spoil kids with lots of candy at the holidays?

Multiple layers: This is a more complex question than it might seem on the surface. As dr. Bergman indicated, grandparents often are exempted from some rules that parents impose, but it is also important that they not undermine parental authority. Loading kids down with candy has problems ranging from weight to tooth decay. The broader question is how can grandparents be a positive force in the child's life. ...Read more

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Can you tell me is eating a chocolate bar or candy every night bad for you?

Can you tell me is eating a chocolate bar or candy every night bad for you?

Probably not: Candy supplies calories and little else. If the amount of calories which you eat prior to going to bed, does not exceed your needs there is no harm. Some feel that eating late, candy or otherwise, contributes to acid reflux and the development of esophageal disorders, so you might consider eating the candy, if you must do so, earlier in the evening. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how I could lose wait but still eat candy at the same time?

Can you tell me how I could lose wait but still eat candy at the same time?

Tiny bit of candy.: Eat healthfully. Try to eat at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit per day. Increase nutritional fiber. Avoid refined sugar & junk carbohydrates. Avoid alcohol, sweetened juices, soda & caffeinated beverages. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio & weight training. ...Read more

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What is a "healthy" amount of halloween candy a child should be allowed to eat?

What is a "healthy" amount of halloween candy a child should be allowed to eat?

Halloween candy.: Really one one or two pieces a day. If would be wise to get rid of (or donate) some of the candy and portion out the rest as treats, maybe one with lunch and one with dinner for a week or two. Then that's it. ...Read more

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How do I stop eating candy? I do it all year long, not just at valentine's day or halloween.

How do I stop eating candy?  I do it all year long, not just at valentine's day or halloween.

Stop.: There is clearly a psycholigical component i cannot address, but! wean yourself off sweets of any type, including juices, etc. Stop sodas and switch to unsweetened tea, water, and flavored selzer waters. Get the candies and other sweets out of your health...They did not simply "materialize" at your abode. Someone bought them. Have plenty of veggies: celery, brocholli, cauliflower, and cukes. ...Read more