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Posted: 26 March 2009 12:01 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 16 ]
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Related question: how do products like Splenda and aspartame differ from table sugar and honey in relation to ‘healthfulness’?

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Posted: 26 March 2009 03:55 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 17 ]
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Both cause the sensation of sweetness without significant calories.  They’ve both been absolved of any negative physiological effects, however, it turns out that when you taste sweetness you increase your disire to eat.  So they may not be as effective as we hoped at reducing calorie intake.

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Posted: 26 March 2009 04:11 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 18 ]
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On another note, concentrated oral sucrose is used as anesthesia/analgesia in newborn circumcisions and other procedures.

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Posted: 26 March 2009 04:21 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 19 ]
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OldSquid - 26 March 2009 04:11 PM

On another note, concentrated oral sucrose is used as anesthesia/analgesia in newborn circumcisions and other procedures.

....and it works very well for about the first month of life! It isn’t effective in a small minority of infants, and I’m curious as to why not. I would think it was a genetic difference.

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Posted: 28 March 2009 01:46 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 20 ]
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danlhinz - 17 January 2009 03:51 PM

http://www.nutritiondata.com/

http://www.nutritiondata.com/help/inflammation

http://www.glycemicindex.com/

I don’t have the expertise to evaluate these sites, but the following at the first site caught my eye and made me suspicious “Modern nutrition experts, including Andrew Weil, ...”

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