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Doctor insights on: Water Hemlock

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Does coconut water turn into hemlock?

Does coconut water turn into hemlock?

No: No, coconut water does not turn into hemlock. They are very different substances -- and hemlock is toxic. ...Read more

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Is drinking flavored water or sparklibg water the same as drinking water?

Is drinking flavored water or sparklibg water the same as drinking water?

Yes and No: As far as providing fluid to the body both are same. Flavored water may have sugars or substitutes that may provide more calories or adverse effects. ...Read more

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Does coconut water contain fiber?

Does coconut water contain fiber?

Coconut water: Coconut water does not contain fiber. It does contain carbohydrates, electrolytes. It is also protein and fat free. Coconut water is harvested from green coconuts. Best fiber sources are from eating whole grains, whole fruits and vegetables. ...Read more

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Son is 2y old,still boiling the drinking water for him(although bottled water),in egypt afraid of water even bottled,is okay? Or water loses sodium?

Son is 2y old,still boiling the drinking water for him(although bottled water),in egypt afraid of water even bottled,is okay? Or water loses sodium?

Boiled is safer: Water that has been boiled is safer, because germs and parasites have been cooked. People get their sodium from salt in food. In modern societies, we already eat too much sodium, and therefore need no additional sodium from our water. Other ways to make water safe include using special water filters and adding a specific tiny amount of bleach to partially treated water. ...Read more

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Is warm water safe?

Yes: Likely , if it comes from a tap. ...Read more

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Can consuming raw turmeric powder with luke warm water harm pregnancy?

Can consuming raw turmeric powder with luke warm water harm pregnancy?

Possibly: No one does research giving herbs during pregnancy so we don't know for sure. It seems safe to use in cooking but taking medicinal amounts may cause bleeding or stimulate uterine contractions. I advise caution with all herbs in the first trimester. It is probably safest in the final weeks of pregnancy. See http://bit.Ly/16ma7p2 ; http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/druginfo/natural/662.Html. ...Read more

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Baby 3 weeks, What water safe to use with powder formula? Bottled Spring water vs bottled purified water w/ minerals & fluoride. Don't like using tap.

Baby 3 weeks, What water safe to use with powder formula? Bottled Spring water vs bottled purified water w/ minerals & fluoride. Don't like using tap.

Distilled: Distilled water would be ideal at this stage. Fluoride is not necessary until the teeth start to erupt. 'Drinking water' is from a municipal source ( tap water), nursery water is often priced higher and not necessarily superior to Distilled. Spring water quality is variable is quality and consistency. ...Read more

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Is drinking water good?

Is drinking water good?

Hydration: Like my father says to much of anything isn't good for you. An average person should drink 3l of water daily to keep homeostasis or balance in the body. Water is lost through the skin, breathing, urinating, and having bowel movements not to mention losses due to increasing stress such as infection or increased metabolism. Drinking water will keep you balanced and hydrated for daily activity. ...Read more

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Is sparkling flavoured water alkaline?

Sparkling water: it is not, carbonated beverages are generally acidic ...Read more

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Is sodium fluoride in drinking water dangerous?

Is sodium fluoride in drinking water dangerous?

That depends on dose: That depends on dosage. Optimally fluoridated water (0.7ppm) and/or a little above is perfectly safe and beneficial to our teeth. Dosages between 1.5-3 ppm (naturally found in some water in the midwest) can cause dental fluorosis. Dosages between 3-10 ppm (naturally found in some water in china, india & russia) are dangeruos and can cause skeletal fluorosis. ...Read more

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Water kind of water to mix in formula for newborn? Distilled? Filtered? Boiled tap? Regular tap? Mix of distilled and boiled tap?

Water kind of water to mix in formula for newborn?  Distilled?  Filtered?  Boiled tap?  Regular tap?  Mix of distilled and boiled tap?

Depends: The powdered formula is designed to mix with any approved source of regular tap water.You do not have to buy "baby water" sold in stores. If you are comfortable about the safety of your home tap water it is fine for formula use. Ready to feed formulas should not be diluted with water. If your area or house has rusty pipes and questionable water, use bottled water instead. ...Read more

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Do flavor packets for water actually dehydrate you?

Do flavor packets for water actually dehydrate you?

No: Artificial flavorings are used in many medications. You can have pediatric antibiotics flavored at the drugstore. They do not cause dehydration. ...Read more

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Is tap water as safe as bottled water?

Is tap water as safe as bottled water?

Tap water and bottled water are generally comparable in terms of safety: So the choice of tap or bottled is mostly a matter of personal preference. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) oversees bottled water, while the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulates tap water. However, they use similar standards for ensuring safety. The EPA mandates that water utilities provide annual quality reports to customers. These customer confidence reports provide information, such as source (river, lake, aquifer), contaminant levels and potential health effects. However, the EPA doesn't regulate private wells. So if your tap water comes from a private well, you should test your water every year for contaminants, more frequently if needed. The FDA has good manufacturing practices specifically for bottled water. They require bottled water producers to: Process, bottle, hold and transport bottled water under sanitary conditions, Protect water sources from bacteria, chemicals and other contaminants, Use quality control processes to ensure the bacteriological and chemical safety of the water, Sample and test both source water and the final product for contaminants. It's important to note that some people are more vulnerable to getting sick from contaminants in drinking water. You may be in this group if you are undergoing chemotherapy, living with HIV/AIDS or have received a transplant. Pregnant women, older adults and children also may be at greater risk. Talk with your doctor about whether you should take additional precautions, such as boiling tap water or drinking bottled water. ...Read more

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Is tonic water safe to drink?

Is tonic water safe to drink?

Yes: Tonic water used to have quinine in it because quinine was used to help fight malaria. Now, in the us, tonic water has quinine flavoring but no real quinine. If you come across indian tonic water (which is sold in the india and the uk and is sometimes imported into the us), it is still made with quinine. Quinine has been associated with some kidney and heart problems in high doses. ...Read more

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Which is healthier? Drinking cold water or warm water? Why.

Which is healthier? Drinking cold water or warm water? Why.

Water is healthy. : So both cold and hit will give you same effect regardless. In warm weather drinking cold water has an added benefit of cooling you down. Similarly in cold weather you feel worse by drinking cold water. So in other words the temperature of water has nothing to do with its effectiveness but has to do with comfort. ...Read more