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That depends: Sometimes chocolate can actually be healthy.Eating dark chocolate which is bitter provides high concentrations of flavanols (antioxidants). If it is at least 75% dark chocolate it can help to reduce cholesterol levels & protect from heart & liver disease. It may reduce feeling stressed & help to control appetite. ...Read more
The top half of my body is a light caramel color, the bottom half is dark brown, almost black looking, it wasn't always this way. What could be wrong?
See your doctor: There isn't enough historical details to determine the cause, and because the pigmentation issue needs to be examined physically, it's best to see your doctor. First. They may refer you to a dermatologist. It's always good to have this documented in your chart, and photos taken, so the change in color can be noted ; compared. S/he may order labs too depending on the findings. ...Read more
Yes it is sugar: The reason Carmel taste so good is because it is made by eating any of the variety of sugars. I'm afraid he does have sugar if you're trying to avoid that. I'm not sure there's that much in Vitron C and if you look at the label there are a lot of other ingredients as well ...Read more
Sure : Other than being fattening its fine. Enjoy. ...Read more
I start to have headache whenever I have food rich in sugar content like chocolates, caramel slice etc. I'm concerned if this is related to diabetic?
Check with doctor: Particularly if you have a family history of type 2 dm and you have other risks, you may be getting low blood sugars from concentrated sweets because of hyperinsulinemia. Please see your doctor for an evaluation to determine if you have this. Meanwhile, you might want to avoid concentrated sweets. ...Read more
Hello,I've just repaired my all unhealthy teeth,but when I eat sweets or chocholate(which containts caramel),it hurts.What shall I do ?
Exposed dentin: If your new fillings or crowns do not cover the prepared tooth(exposed dentin) the sweets will stimulate the protoplasm in the dentinal tubules and cause pain. The pain is not good to experience but the long term consequence is the tooth is not sealed and is prone to recurrent decay ...Read more
Orange spots on palms this morning. Smell like caramel. Even after washing didn't go. Can you please help what this could be ?
Photograph?: A picture's worth 1000 words. In your case, an examination by a dermatologist may be worth 2000 words. What materials have you handled in terms of chemicals? Solvents? FOODS? Materials of an unusual nature? Organic causes could relate to adrenal or thyroid glands. Do you smash bugs at all with your hands a lot? Write me or send photos at: www.healthtap.com/dr-drsaghafi Thank you for question. ...Read more
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