SEVERE DIARRHEA CAUSED BY SWEETENER

Because of the saccharin ban, food manufacturers are now using sorbitol as a low-calorie sugar substitute. Although chemically related to sugar, sorbitol is neither broken down nor absorbed by the human body. Furthermore, like saccharin, it does not promote tooth decay, and is therefore also used as a sweetener in chewing gum, breath mints, and […]

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DIZZINESS: CAUSES OF DIZZINESS

Apart from the unpleasantness and inconvenience, dizzy spells catch people off guard and can result in fractures. The causes of dizziness, according to Geriatrics (37#4:117), may involve almost any part of the body, including especially the ear, nerves, brain, heart, and circulatory system. Some are difficult to detect because they occur only during dizzy spells […]

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