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Are fern plants a good plant to keep indoors for cleaning air if your family has a lot of allergy problems?

Are fern plants a good plant to keep indoors for cleaning air if your family has a lot of allergy problems?

Unfortunately no: Ferns are wonderful plants, but to really clean the air it takes a powerful air cleaner/purifier such as a hepa. This can remove up to 99% of airborne pollutants if chosen for the right size of room. Avoid ozone generating air cleaners. The moist dirt that live plants grow in can be a place for mold to grow--mold can be a significant indoor allergen. ...Read more

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Why I always craving sweets and pastry?!!

Why I always craving sweets and pastry?!!

Common: This is a common problem, but could be increased by certain medications or diabetes. Talk to your doctor and possibly a nutritionist ...Read more

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Why do I usualy crave sweets?

Why do I usualy crave sweets?

Genetics: We are programmed to recognize sweets in food and the taste is genetically pleasing to us. This has survival value in times of deprivation but is a shortcut to diabetes and obesity in times of plenty. Sweets can also provide a comforting feeling when other aspects of our life are not ideal. ...Read more

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Why do I always crave sweets in the evenings?

Why do I always crave sweets in the evenings?

Possible reasons: There are different reasons that people eat. People may eat due to boredom, hunger, fatigue or stress. Do any of these fit the bill? ...Read more

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Should i be,eating sweets , i have diverticulitis?

Should i be,eating sweets , i have diverticulitis?

Sweet not bad: sweet are not bad for diverticulitis unless you are eating baklava which full of nuts that is bad ...Read more

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Sweet corn is good for diabetics?

Sweet corn is good for diabetics?

Watch quantity: For someone with diabetes, corn counts as a grain, or carb, rather than as a vegetable. Fresh corn, in particular, contains many valuable vitamins and can be part of a healthy diet. However, because it is a grain, it must be counted against your carb allowance for that meal. 1 medium ear has 26 gm of carbs; 1/2 cup cut corn has 21 gm carbs. ...Read more

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I'm having a sweet tast in my mouth that comes and go. What is that?

I'm having a sweet tast in my mouth that comes and go. What is that?

Diabetes: Diabetes can cause a sweet taste in your mouth, especially if your control is not good. Are you a diabetic? There are other causes. Some infections can alter taste perceptions. So cam acid reflux disease. You should see your doctor about this. And get checked. ...Read more

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