A small sample pool of consumers from PatientsLikeMe reports that Ensure Plus may cause constipation or diarrhea. If this site's figures are representative, then these side effects are mild to moderate when experienced. Their incidence is minimal.
Ensure Plus is a nutritional shake with a specific amount of calories to promote healthy weight gain and weight maintenance. The shakes come in many different flavors, such as butter pecan, dark chocolate, strawberry and vanilla.
Ensure says that the shakes are 350 calories per 8-ounce bottle, and 100 of those calories are from fat. Ensure Plus also contains 24 vitamins and minerals, including calcium, iron, biotin, riboflavin and magnesium. Ensure Plus is a gluten-free drink.Learn More
According to the National Institutes of Health Office of Dietary Supplements, side effects from ingesting excess calcium in the form of dietary supplements or antacid tablets include hypercalcemia (an elevated calcium level in the blood), calcium deposits in soft tissue, constipation and kidney stones. Occasionally, hypercalcemia can lead to psychiatric disturbances.Full Answer >
Side effects of tricalcium phosphate include nausea, loss of appetite, vomiting, constipation, dry mouth and increased thirst and urination. These side effects are due to direct contact with the substance and not from consuming foods that contain it.Full Answer >
According to Wikipedia, the negative effects of eating too much chocolate include addiction and excessive weight gain. Excessive chocolate consumption can also lead to diabetes, warns Science Daily. It can also depress the immune system, adds Joseph Mercola of Nourished magazine. For this reason, chocolate should be avoided during illness.Full Answer >
Starvation initially causes headaches, weakness, tiredness, cramps and dizziness. Denied glucose, the body enters a hypoglycemic state and confusion, irritability and increased heart-rate follow. As starvation continues, the person may experience nightmares, lack of coordination and fainting. The final stages of starvation include coma and death.Full Answer >