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Why do women crave ice cream when unhappy? Is that a myth?

Why do women crave ice cream when unhappy? Is that a myth?

Not a myth: Eating sweets releases endorphins and makes us feel better. So if we are sad and we won't to feel better we eat sweets. Unfortunately obesity can be the long term consequence of that. ...Read more

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Hi! I'm lactose intolerant and had ice cream. My stomach is upset. What can I take to feel better?

Hi! I'm lactose intolerant and had ice cream. My stomach is upset. What can I take to feel better?

Lactase: You can try lactase tablets to see if they help, though they generally work best if you use them right before or with the first bite of the dairy product. You could also try ginger, or fennel, or licorice tea. Otherwise, just give it some time. I hope you feel better soon. ...Read more

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Why do foods upset my belly so easy?Ex little to much pineapple, little sugar free ice cream, little to much apple sauce, it's always upset next day

Why do foods upset my belly so easy?Ex little to much pineapple, little sugar free ice cream, little to much apple sauce, it's always upset next day

Fructose?: You may have fructose intolerance. This is not an allergy. Your intestines may not absorb this natural sugar well. It is found in fruits like pineapple and apples. Concentrated fruits like applesauce and jellies. Also honey and maple syrup. Finally it is in corn syrup or high fructose corn syrup which sweetens soda and many sweet beverages. Try a low fructose diet for a month and see how you feel. ...Read more

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Is it ok to eat ice cream every day?

Is it ok to eat ice cream every day?

Noooooo!!: Ice cream is way too heavy to add to your daily meal plan. Unless you're literally having only a spoonful or two daily, you'd surely gain weight by eating ice cream every day. ...Read more

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Is it generally no issue to eat ice cream every day?

Is it generally no issue to eat ice cream every day?

Noooooo!!: Ice cream is way too heavy to add to your daily meal plan. Unless you're literally having only a spoonful or two daily, you'd surely gain weight by eating ice cream every day. ...Read more

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She vomits after she eats vanilla ice cream, what could be her problem?

She vomits after she eats vanilla ice cream, what could be her problem?

Who is "she" ?: By "she" are you referring to an elderly individual, infant, child, pregnant lady? There are different answers for each, due to anticipated co-morbidities & risks. Also, is it only vanilla ice cream that causes her problem, all flavors of ice cream, or all foods; & is there blood, bile, food mixed with vomitus, weight loss, pain--makes a considerable difference in what assistance we can render. ...Read more

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Does ice cream help bronchitis?

Does ice cream help bronchitis?

No: Ice cream, although universally desired, has not been shown to provide definitive and reproducible benefit to bronchitis sufferers. On a related but somewhat different topic, although milk products have been implicated to worsen coughs, this is generally felt to be an old wive's tale. ...Read more

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Why does ice cream make me cough?

Why does ice cream make me cough?

Temp / allergy ?: May be due to the cold temperature, how rapidly you are eating the ice cream, of you may have a dairy allergy. Best to check with your family physician if this is ciontinuous. ...Read more