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Sugar Substitute (Definition)

Sugar subsitites are chemicals that taste like sugar but have no calories and do not change blood sugar when consumed, they include: saccharine, aspartame (equal) sucralose (splenda), and stevia only the ...Read more


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What are the best sweeteners for kids?

What are the best sweeteners for kids?

None: Sweeteners are not necessary, and should be avoided. The natural sweetness of food is your goal. Children exposed to sweets and sweeteners crave more sweet flavoring. ...Read more

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What are the best proven over-the-counter products for cataracts?

What are the best proven over-the-counter products for cataracts?

None: There is no current over-the-counter or prescription medication, or vitamin that can treat cataracts. Cataracts are caused by the normal growth of the eye's lens (much like growth of skin) ultimately leading to too much lens material in too small a space, in addition to biochemical changes that occur. There may be non-surgical treatments available in the future, but none exist at this point. ...Read more

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What are the best children's multi-vitamins to buy?

What are the best children's multi-vitamins to buy?

MULTIVITAMIN: Multivitamins are just dietary suppliments so just buy any that is available. Most important is the table food at home consisting of a balance diet of protein, carbohydrate, fruits and veggies. ...Read more

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What brand of contacts are the best for children?

What brand of contacts are the best for children?

Consider dailies: The best contact depends on the age and maturity level of the child. I will often recommend daily disposable contacts for younger patients, as it decreases the chance of problems from not cleaning effectively enough/frequently enough, and works well for kids who have busy or variable schedules. Sleepover plans? Just grab an extra set of lenses, no need to worry about solutions, etc. ...Read more

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What are the healthiest drinks for teenagers?

What are the healthiest drinks for teenagers?

Healthy drinks: include pure water and whole white milk, preferably organic. Unfiltered whole fruit or vegetable juices are also beneficial. Other types of drinks have little to no nutritional value. ...Read more

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What are some of the best packaged snacks for bodybuilders?

What are some of the best packaged snacks for bodybuilders?

Depends on your goal: There are many snacks out there, some highly processed , some not so much so. Read labels. Try to limit high fructose corn syrup. Look for organic, but that is difficult to find. It depends on what other supplements you are using, as many snacks have add-ons that may get you into excess of something . Stay away from fads. ...Read more

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What type of artificial tears are best and safest for use?

What type of artificial tears are best and safest for use?

Artificial tears: Any brand of artificial tears should be ok to use. If you need to administer the tears very frequently, preservative free tears may be better because you can get sensitized to the preservatives. ...Read more

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What are the pros and cons of using milk enzyme-based toothpastes for young children?

What are the pros and cons of using milk enzyme-based toothpastes for young children?

Unknown: Recently toothpaste manufacturers have added enzymes to their adult products to help combat biofilms which lead to plaque formation. Now milk-enzymes are added to new children's toothpastes, no data was found to support or refute the manufacturer's claims for children's teeth. Tooth cleaning by wiping or brushing should occur as soon as teeth erupt. Toothpaste is optional in the first few years. ...Read more

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What are the best toys for preemies?

What are the best toys for preemies?

Their Parents!: Toys are fine and dandy, but there's nothing that can stimulate healthy cognitive, emotional, and physical development quite like interacting with a parent. However much money you spend on a toy, use it together with your child and your dollars will have been well spent! ...Read more

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What are the foods that are not good for acidic people ?

What are the foods that are  not good for acidic people ?

Any food is OK: The amount of acid that you might ingest at any one meal is meaningless. Your body produces much more than you produce, except in very rare cases (Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome. You may suffer from Gerd, wherein stomach content, including HCL, rises into the mouth. Take a liquid antacid. ...Read more

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I am trying to choose the best probiotics. Are the best ones the refrigerated types or are the non refrigerated better quality.

I am trying to choose the best probiotics. Are the best ones the refrigerated types or are the non refrigerated better quality.

They come both ways: Depending on the strain & formulation variables will deermine whether the branded probiotics need refrigeration or not.Many do not. If the bacterial strain is fragile, then the bottle/box will say it needs to be refrigerated. It doesn't mean it's inferior in quality if so. Different strains have different requirements to keep it alive to reach the intended site in the gut unharmed by stomach acid. ...Read more

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What are the best and safest solid foods for babies?

What are the best and safest solid foods for babies?

Depends...: Depends on age and other factors. In general, pureed vegetables and cereals come before meats and dairy (other than breast or formula); single ingredients before mixed; no-no's include: chunks (choking hazard), honey (botulism), eggs/fish/seafood (more allergenic), salt and sugar (addictive), and juices (juice is a fruit from which all good stuff has been removed.). ...Read more

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What are the best vitamins and supplements for an ADHD child?

Dr. Jay Park Dr. Park
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What are the best vitamins and supplements for an ADHD child?

None proven helpful: Adhd is not caused by deficiency of any vitamin or mineral. ...Read more

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What are the healthiest foods for people with cancer?

What are the healthiest foods for people with cancer?

Plant based foods: Healthy foods include ample amounts of plant based foods like grains, veggies and fruits. Low fat dairy is useful as a source of proteins. Avoid animal fats and use red meat sparingly if at all. eggs and nuts are a good source of proteins, so have a handful of them(almonds and wallnuts) daily. keep your weight under control and exercise daily to help you maintain a healthy weight. ...Read more

Dr. Ira Katz Dr. Katz
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How can I decide which artificial tear from OTC would work best for me? There are many, Alcon, Liquifilm Tears, Refresh. All of them contain different ingredient. How can I know which one is best?

Dr. Ira Katz Dr. Katz
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Trial and Error: Without a specific eye problem, when it comes to the OTC artificial tears it is comes down to which one works best and feels most comfortable to you. If the problem is serious or they do not help you should discuss this with your eye doctor. ...Read more

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What are the best natural treatments for autism?

What are the best natural treatments for autism?

See below:: Intervention involves behavioral treatments, medicines or both. Many persons with autism have additional medical conditions such as sleep disturbance, seizures and gastrointestinal (GI) distress. Addressing these conditions can improve attention, learning and related behaviors. Natural treatments have not been found to significantly/substantially improve autism. ...Read more

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Are all artificial sweeteners bad for you? Why?

Are all artificial sweeteners bad for you? Why?

Aspartame: Some artificial sweetners contain aspartame which can cause health problems for some people. ...Read more

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Artificial Sweeteners (Definition)

Artificial sweeteners are a sugar substitute that is suitable for diabetics. Some sweeteners contain aspartame, which some ...Read more