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What are the health risks of drinking too much diet coke?

What are the health risks of drinking too much diet coke?

Stroke : A study, which followed more than 2, 500 new yorkers for nine or more years, found that people who drank diet soda every day had a 61 percent higher risk of vascular events, including stroke and heart attack, than those who completely eschewed the diet drinks, according to researchers who presented their results today at the american stroke association’s international stroke conference in la. ...Read more

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Dr. Arthur Heller
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Diet (Definition)

refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more


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What're the risks of drinking too much coffee?

What're the risks of drinking too much coffee?

Coffee: Caffeinism is result, with jitters & agitation & disorientation with cardiovascular toxicity, similar to stimulant toxicity. ...Read more

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What are the health risks of consuming a lot of fruits? And how much fruit is enough?

What are the health risks of consuming a lot of fruits? And how much fruit is enough?

Fruit is great!: Fruit in general is very healthy. However a well balanced diet is always recommended, it is never wise to eat only one food group. If you are a diabetic fruit contains lots of sugar which can be a concern. ...Read more

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What are the dangers of drinking too much tea?

What are the dangers of drinking too much tea?

Tea drinking: If the tea is caffeinated, then excess caffeine can irritate the heart, possibly causing it to beat fast or skip beats. ...Read more

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What are the health consequences of eating too much food on a regular basis?

What are the health consequences of eating too much food on a regular basis?

Overeating Effects: I admire you for your concern about your Health! For many people, eating is pleasure.Some eat due to habit, to cope with anxiety,depression and loneliness.. Overeating of high food food could lead to Obesity, heart disease, blood pressure, and their complications. Lack of control ann lower your self-esteem and may make you depressed.Care for Yourself. See your Physician BE FIT NOT FAT! ...Read more

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Are there any negative health effects of consuming an excessive amount of Malt Vinegar, Potassium or Magnesium? If so, how much is too much for each?

Are there any negative health effects of consuming an excessive amount of Malt Vinegar, Potassium or Magnesium? If so, how much is too much for each?

Magnesium: excess magnesium can cause diarrhea and malabsorption of certain nutrients. Too much of anything- vinegar- magnesium or potassium are not good. Too much potassium can cause heart and EKG irregularities. All things in moderation please. Good health to you ...Read more

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What are the health benefits of switching from diet coke to water?

What are the health benefits of switching from diet coke to water?

Lots: You will be better hydrated. You will not poison yourself with an artificial sweetner that breaks down to methanol and formaldehyde in your body. You will not take in phosphoric acid that will tend to upset your mineral balance and cause you to pee out your bones. And you may save money and lose weight. ...Read more

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What are the health benefits of switching from diet coke to water?

What are the health benefits of switching from diet coke to water?

Diet coke contains: A lot of carbonic acid - which eats up the enamel on your teeth. The caffeine in diet coke can make you jittery and give you insomnia. The caffeine will also cause you to diruese- which means you can become dehydrated. Changing from diet coke would give you huge health benefits. ...Read more

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Can you please describe the negative effects of drinking too much fruit juice?

Can you please describe the negative effects of drinking too much fruit juice?

Too much sugar: Our bodies need a balance of sugar and fiber, with much more fiber than sugar. Since most of what is removed from fruit to make juice is the fiber, it is the opposite balance of what we need. Most whole fruit has much more fiber than sugar. Search youtube for the video, "sugar, the bitter truth, " by robert lustig, a pediatric endocrinologist. It is about 1.5 hrs long but breaks it down well. ...Read more

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What can be the harmful effects or benefits of drinking pepsi or other soft drinks after consuming fast food/oily food? Kindly explain in detail.

What can be the harmful effects or benefits of drinking pepsi or other soft drinks after consuming fast food/oily food? Kindly explain in detail.

Oxidative stress: Eating fast food is associated with weight gain and Insulin resistance, increasing risk for obesity and type 2 diabetes. http://tinyurl.com/n24n2we eating fast food exposes you to trans-fatty acids and oxidative damage to your blood vessels: http://tinyurl.Com/mvgkat4 adding soft drinks may increase this oxidative damage, in at least 1 animal study: http://tinyurl.Com/mdh747u. ...Read more

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What are the health benefits of eating a lot of potassium?

What are the health benefits of eating a lot of potassium?

Potassium: https://www.organicfacts.net/health-benefits/minerals/health-benefits-of-potassium.html

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What are the health benefits to drinking in moderation?

What are the health benefits to drinking in moderation?

Many: Only medical benefits from alcohol are 2oz of red wine daily to increase HDL. There might be others I don't know of. Benefits of drinking in moderation, are avoiding all the negative consequences of drinking in excess: decreases judgement, affairs, domestic violence, crimes, drink & drive, liver disease, alcoholism, dementia, neuropathy, vitamin deficiencies, birth defects, etc.. ...Read more

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What are the effects of someone on dialysis drinking soft drinks without sugar?

What are the effects of someone on dialysis drinking soft drinks without sugar?

Excess fluid: It is not the sugar, unless the person is also a diabetic, but the amount of fluid. Those on dialysis are restricted fluid intake. There are other dietary restrictions. ...Read more

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Looking for more clarity:Apart from contributing lot of calories & bad effects of saturated fat,what are other reasons a high fat food is discouraged?

Looking for more clarity:Apart from contributing lot of calories & bad effects of saturated fat,what are other reasons a high fat food is discouraged?

Fat food: If you continue taking fat food you will quickly minimize your blood flow, particularly blood supply to your heart. Stop eating so much saturated fat or pay the price. I am sure you don't want that. ...Read more

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How many cups of coffee are safe on a low sodium diet?

How many cups of coffee are safe on a low sodium diet?

Coffee: does not have much sodium in it. It has potassium, which is not sodium and helps regulate nerve/muscle tone. There isn't much of a restriction based on the sodium. Often people have limits on how much fluid. Typically about 1 to 2 liters a day and the coffee can be a lot of all the fluid they should take in... so... 300 cc... 1-2 cups if fluid restriction. ...Read more

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How much contribution of drinking water to health problems?

How much contribution of drinking water to health problems?

Significantly: Contaminated sources of drinking water can adverse affect your health. Bacteria, protozoans, microorganisms, such as vibrio cholera, coliform bacteria species (e.g., enterococcus, e. Coli), amoebiasis are common causes of mortalities and morbidities worldwide in addition to heavy metals organophosphate pesticides, and industrial pollutants, such as mercury, arsenic, aromatic benzenes. ...Read more

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Are there any bad consequences of drinking a high volume of dr. Pepper/soda?

Are there any bad consequences of drinking a high volume of dr. Pepper/soda?

Obesity: There are direcimplications of drinking hig volume of carbonated drinks such dr. Pepper/sodas. First they have high contens of caramel and high fructose syrup which its been identify as factor for Insulin resistance and obesity. Second, as any overload of sugar they may cause decrease of free water and increased thirst, stimulating drink more and more, soda. Beside make u hungrier also! ...Read more

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Coke (Definition)

Coke is a term for the illegal drug cocaine, which provides a stimulant effect ...Read more