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Doctor insights on: Rum Health Risks

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What are the health benefits of rum?

What are the health benefits of rum?

In my opinion none: Small amounts of alcohol in ANY form (beer, wine or distilled spirits) - ONE standard drink per day - may have a beneficial effect on raising High density lipoprotein (HDL), a form of cholesterol that is protective. However, it goes up far more with exercise. Amounts of alcohol over this do not benefit health - they harm it. More than 1 drink/day in women and 2/day in men is the limit of safe use ...Read more

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Is bacardi white rum @ the amount of of 350ml of having weekly once, is bad for health?

Is bacardi white rum @ the amount of of 350ml of having weekly once, is bad for health?

Intoxication? yes: If this amount is ingested "weekly once, " then you are describing binge drinking. You are imbibing roughly 10 shots of rum in a shorter amount of time than your detoxification organs can clear it. Not only can this challenge your system, but the resultant intoxicated state will impair your senses and judgement. ...Read more

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How much Rum is good for health in a day & in a week? In one sitting,how much amount should not be exceeded?

How much Rum is good for health in a day & in a week? In one sitting,how much amount should not be exceeded?

Consider carefully: for men, 3oz per day is considered ok. for women, 1.5 oz per day. Binge drinking is always a bad idea. and I wouldn‘t say rum is good for health. the only connection i know is drinking wine and positive effect on cardiovascular health. Even then, there are more detrimental effects than health benefits from chronic alcohol use in general. sporadic social use in moderation is best policy ...Read more

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If a diabetic person as a blood sugar content of 417 if given alcohol could be fatal to his health . Like causing death . He have been felling sick for a couple of days then i check his blood sugar and he was 417 then he drink some rum after a few minute

If a diabetic person as a blood sugar content of 417 if given alcohol could be fatal to his health . Like causing death . He have been felling sick for a couple of days then i check his blood sugar and he was 417 then he drink some rum after a few minute

Diabetes and alcohol: As you probably know his blood sugar is very out-of-control. Whether or not he would die from alcohol he should not be drinking any alcohol. It depends on what kind of diabetic he is;yes some diabetics could die with that blood sugar. He needs to be under medical care if he isn't. ...Read more

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What all the benefits of white rum to our body?

What all the benefits of white rum to our body?

Deleterious effect: Without doubt, you don't have to drink any alcohol, and if you currently don't drink, don't start drinking for the possible health benefits. The evidence about the possible health benefits of alcohol, white rum included, isn't certain, and alcohol may not benefit everyone. Take care. ...Read more

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What to do if I drink too much rum?

What to do if I drink too much rum?

Get help cutting: down, or stopping altogether would be my suggestion. Safe alcohol consumption in men is no more than 2 standard drinks (12 oz beer=5 oz. wine= 1 1/2 oz distilled spirits) per day (and if 100 or 151 proof, it's essentially 2 drinks in one), no more than 14 per week and never more than 4 per occasion. If you need help cutting back/stopping, there are many programs that can help. Talk to your PCP. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how potent is jamaican rum weed?

Can you tell me how potent is jamaican rum weed?

Supposed to be very: potent, if in fact that is what you are really getting. However, since outside of medical marijuana dispensaries, or shops in Colorado and Washington State that are regulated and have regular folks growing the stuff, you don't know what you are getting. Dealers are as notorious as used car salesmen at selling their product and hoping it. ...Read more

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Could bay rum tonic for the hair make it appear wet or greasy?

It may.: Anything that you put in your hair in liquid form can make it look wet or greasy, if that is the style you are seeking. ...Read more

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How many calories are in 1 oz of rum?

How many calories are in 1 oz of rum?

Google this: There are many online resources for calorie count information that you can check. Rum is a sugar, and your answer depends on the "proof" or alcohol content plus residual sugar in it. So the answer varies. http://wiki.answers.com/q/how_many_calories_in_1_ounce_of_rum you could check the label about yours. ...Read more