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Science Activity For Preschoolers Using Colored Water
Does coffee consumption count towards the recommended 8-eight cups of water needed for basic daily hydration?
Yes but...: you must also recognize that you should limit your intake of caffeine to no more than 400 mg of caffeine / day; approx. 2 cups of brewed coffee, be mindful of other sources of caffeine. This way you can meet your hydration baseline, tap into the multiple benefits of coffee without risking the harmful effects. Cheers! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is there an addiction or disorder for people who watch anime excessively or play video games frequently? Watching free stream anime online 6-12 hours every day even digging into hentai for the absence of intimacy. And online using video games for social n
Yes: Online addictions, whether for action games, online porn, chatrooms or many other activities can be serious and damaging to quality of life. Many addiction programs have now started special programs for those with these kinds of problems (called 'process' addictions). They sometimes reflect another underlying psychiatric problem, sometimes not. See an addiction specialist (aaap.Org or asam.Org). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've recently started drinking plenty of water (8 - 12 glasses of water daily), 1- 2 oatmeals daily, a sandwich or pasta for dinner. Is that healthy?
Eat a balanced diet: The amount of water you drink is dictated by thirst. You do not need to drink more than 4-5 glasseswater/day...Anything over will only make you run to urinals.As for food get a good balance between starches(carbohydertes), proteins and fat.. The goal is to have a healthy weight and get adequate amount of proteins, besides starches and pasta. The sources of proteins are eggs/ nuts/, soy/tofu/fish. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My city's tap water contains
0.80 mg/L of fluoride while the nursery water contains 0.70 mg/L. Which one should I use to prep formula for my 5w bab?
I've been eating healthy for about 3 1/2 weeks now. Watching nutrition and cut out processed. Is frequent urination common with diet change?
It is not uncommon!: The thing that seems to cause diuresis (increased urination) for most people with diet change is the significant reduction in sodium that comes with eating healthier/avoiding more processed foods. Often, when people lose more weight the first week or so on a "diet", it is chalked up to "water weight." Your body soon equilibrates. Remember, healthy drinking of more water also leads to more urine:) ...Read more
Typically drink water - just curious. What is more harmful over a few years - soda with corn syrup, or diet soda?
Both harmful: We don't yet know the full effects of high fructose corn syrup verses artificial sweeteners in diet soda. More time and studies need to be done. The obvious answer is to drink water and stay away from those soda drinks until more information and safety info becomes available. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is naturally flavored sparkling water beverage with other natural favors clear american bottle good for you or is it bad? I bought this at walmart?
Read labels first: It's best to carefully read the labels on whatever you're eating or drinking. Some flavored "water beverages" have artificial sweeteners in them, like sucralose and aspartame. Officially they are "safe, " but i recommend keeping them as much out of your body as possible. http://tinyurl.com/nlh8wxj. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
From a hydration standpoint, does drinking non-caffeinated tea, such as chamomile, count towards a persons daily recommended intake of water?
Are sports drinks more effective than plain water at preventing dehydration? I work out year round and sweat a lot, especially in the warmer months. I always drink a lot of water during workouts, but should I be drinking sports drinks instead?
Yes,or coconut water: You want to replace electrolytes as well as water and research shows that water is better absorbed when electrolytes are added. My concern with sports drinks is they tend to have a lot of sugar, often in the form of high fructose corn syrup which is best avoided. Consider coconut water with added sodium as a good alternative. See http://onforb.Es/1ac8vzh & http://bit.Ly/18pve5h. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is it okay/healthy to continue giving distilled water to my 8 month with her feedings? We use arrowhead mountin spring water and they offer distilled water as well. Do babies meed flouride in their water?
Yes & yes: A water supplement is certainly ok for kids of any age. Distilled preparations do not have Fluoride & many bottled waters do not either.Fluoride would help baby form stronger enamel while they are building their teeth so it would be reasonable to make sure baby attained it in some form.Check with your doc about supplements if needed. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is drinking green tea everyday ok? I drink up to ten cups but use back the same tea beg until it is fully diluted.Will fluorite or caffeine excessive?
Green Tea: Green tea has lots of antioxidents in it and is good for you. The fact that you re-use one tea bag helps prevent against excess caffeine. If you find that your are becoming anxious or can't sleep well just drink hot water every other cup. (you might also enjoy white tea.) peace and good health. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How to use green tea as a dieting aid. Iv heard that using boiling water damages the health properties?
Tea temperatures: Green teas retain the best flavour when brewed between 140°f - 185°f. Tannins in the tea will cause bitterness if heated higher. However, I am not aware of degradation of health promoting properties at higher temperatures. ...Read more
As cashiers in store touch items to ring up, such as drinking glasses i just bought, I worry of germs. Is washing with dish soap enough before using?
My dietician insists that I should drink 2-3 cups of coffee/green tea as it increases BMR effectively burning more fat at rest & in exercise!Opinion?
Good idea: Green tea or coffee alone will not cause dramatic weight loss but can help in conjunction with diet and exercise. Green tea has many other health benefits too. See https://authoritynutrition.com/green-tea-and-weight-loss/ and http://umm.edu/health/medical/altmed/herb/green-tea See https://authoritynutrition.com/articles/weight-loss/ for many good articles on weight loss. ...Read more
Absolutely: More then 2 hours of screen time computer games, text, tv, etc during school year is detrimental. Sports are the best way to go for healthy mind and body, gets kids to build cardiovascular and muscle tone at crucial ages. If not into sports walk, run, bottom line is move ur body. ...Read more
How safe is the master cleanse? This cleanse includes 10 days of drinking fresh lemonade sweetened with maple syrup and cayenne, and no food.
It's relative.: If you are a healthy 26 year old male without diabetes or any major chronic illness, the master cleanse is safe, but quite extreme. It is basically a ten-day fast, which is not good for your metabolism. I would suggest you find shorter "cleanse" options at your local health food store, that contain vitamins and nutrients to keep your body running, and in balance. ...Read more
For bodybuilding players using amino 2222, apn premium amino 2500 , amino max 8000 and the russian bear10000 is safe? And if so, what's the best?
Body builder: The long term effects of these products are. Ot known and as such sre not recommended. ...Read more
Is it safe for the kidneys if i drink 3 cups of liquids in one sitting (within 10 minutes)? The drinks are veggie smoothies (no fruit)?
Please Clarify: I do not understand the urgency of your ongoing questions about this. Of course your stomach can hold three cups of fluid at one time. ...Read more
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