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A diet rich in what vitamins may reduce the chance of free radicals that can cause health problems

A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes it an: KIDNEY STONES.. Vitamin C in very high levels can lead to kidney stones (oxalate stones for with long term acidic urine) Hope this helps!! Dr Z NOTE ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Wait longer: It will usually take several months for your vitamin D level to normalize. If it does not after that period of time, check w/your doctor.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Yes: There is no substitute for a good diet, but most people are deficient in vitamins and most people benefit from taking additional vitamins. Research sh ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Daily multivitamin: Most foods in usa have some form of vitamin supplementation. Why don't you start eating fruits and veggies now. They are delicious. If not, recomme ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
No definite answer: A diet rich in antioxidants is generally a plant based diet and is good for one's health. Whether such a diet will prevent or control tumors has not b ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harinder Gill
38 years experience Cardiology
Do not understand: your question as posed does not make sense
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Recommendations...: ...are different if your goal is to: 1) repair a diseased liver; 2) reverse fatty liver; 3) aid eradication of viral hepatitis; 4) keep a cirrhotic ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
There is never a: 100% guarantee of safety for medications or supplements. Depression may benefit from Omega 3 Fatty Acids, SAM-e & 5- HTP. If there are specific ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Diabetes: A couple of things. 1: I prefer you use the term "woman with diabetes" particularly if you have type 2 diabetes. The goal in your management is to ge ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience Pathology
Fruit, fiber, etc.: This answer has somewhat changed over time, but many health professionals agree that a diet with many vegetables, high fiber foods like wheat bread, b ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience Pediatrics
No: Nothing proven by good scientific research so far. See paul offit's book -do you believe in magic- for an excellent review of this subject.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Is this a school ?: This is an extensive topic that is not suited to covering in 400 characters or less.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kornfeld
40 years experience Podiatry
Arginine: Arginine has been associated with being a causative agent in herpes infections. It can also cause low blood pressure if overconsumed as well as gout.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Mott
28 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Cholesterol: High cholesterol and triglycerides, high LDL and low HDL are all associated with risks for atherosclerosis and therefore heart attack and heart disea ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Parasitosis: There is nothing you can purchase at a health food store that will cure parasites from your GI tract or "cleanse the intestinal system". What it will ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
No need: Eat your leafy veggies as much and as frequently as you want. The only reason to "rotate" is to be sure you consume vitamins & minerals associated w/o ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Unexpected deaths...: Teens die suddenly in several ways. Teach kids to always think ahead wisely. That requires good, balanced parenting... which usually means parents in ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Abby Caplin
39 years experience Integrative Medicine
Different benefits: With juicing you get a greater concentration of nutrients from inside the plant cells, but you miss out on the benefits of certain enzymes and the nat ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
35 years experience General Practice
Fruits and veggies: Berries, grapes, broccoli, cabbage, tomatoes, tea, legumes, garlic and whole grains.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
None documented: If raw food helps in limiting caloric intake that would help in weight loss. You should be careful to avoid food borne illness by washing the produce ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Samuel Lee
30 years experience Urology
Thyroid function: oral testosterone supplement are not proven to increase your testosterone level. You need to check thyroid function as well as free and total testoste ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
I don't believe it: Real vitamin deficiencies in the developed world are rare except in people on crackpot "health" diets, except vitamin d deficiency which is rampant. A ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Low carb: Read this wiki en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/low-carbohydrate_diet.

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