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is pomegranate juice a diuretic

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doina Marina
52 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
Only if 100% pure.: Cranberry juice is a natural diuretic, only if it is 100% cranberry juice, i.e. If you juice it yourself.The additives usually added, defeat the purpo ... Read More

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A female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Maybe: One of the reported uses of cranberry as an alternative medicine is as a diuretic. I can't vouch for it. I'm not aware of lemon juice having that ef ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
No, and too much H2O: Adding a cap of lemon juice to a bottle or a big cup of water will not change anything in the body (compared to drinking the water without the lemon j ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
55 years experience Pediatrics
No juices: All fruit juices supply unnecessary sugar loads to any child. Eating the fruit is much more preferrable. Water shoud be the preferred beverage, in add ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Gasseling
47 years experience Pediatrics
If large volume: Large volumes may loosen stools.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Irv Loh
Dr. Irv Loh answered
48 years experience Cardiology
Some: Caffeinated teas can act as diuretics. Dark teas are generally caffeine rich.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Budi Bahureksa
30 years experience Cardiology
Yes: Tea like coffee is a natural diuretic.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Foulks
45 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
No : There's no data on cranberry pomegranate juice effects for kidney disease. In fact, in late stage kidney disease, it can be harmful. If you have diabe ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Caffeine: Caffeine is a diuretic that can lead to dehydration. Yes.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
decaf: Decaffeinated tea usually doesn't cause diuresis.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Veeraish Chauhan
13 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Yes: Most teas have some diuretic action.
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Somewhat: To the extent that you substitute your cocktail for animal based food (like meat), it will lower your cholesterol.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Polisner
50 years experience Podiatry
Doesn't hurt: I don't believe there is good scientific evidence that pomegranate juice makes a difference one way or another. For years it has been accepted that c ... Read More
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shoaib Shafique
33 years experience Vascular Surgery
Not necessarily: Cardiovascular risk depends on smoking genetics and lifestyle healthy eating is always helpful but one must exercise as well.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Apple juice?: Apple juice (a) does nothing to cure a patient of any kidney disease. A has a much lower content of potassium (p) than most other fruits juices. Patie ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: Alcohol in any form is a common cause of gout. If you have gout you need to be on allopurinol to normalize the serum uric acid and prevent future atta ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience Endocrinology
No: Hi. No, of course not! Don't be silly! You treat thyroid hormone deficiency with thyroid hormone replacement! Enjoy your pomegranate tea & juice i ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
A tiny bit of lemon: Helpful weight loss diets have natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and iceberg lettuce (l ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Cranberries: Research shows that whole cranberries are superior to extracts (liquid/dry) in regards to antioxidant, anti-inflammatory & anti-carcinogenic effe ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Ziring
21 years experience Pediatric Gastroenterology
Celiac: As long as prune juice and orange juice contain only the juices of those fruits, they should be fine. But I would beware of certain additives and pres ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Tholen
40 years experience Plastic Surgery
I'd say yes!: Especially if it helps you avoid constipation! remember to drink plenty of water also. Best wishes!
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Considine
29 years experience Family Medicine
No : Cranberry has citric acid in it but it is a berry found on a low lying shrub. It also has antioxidants and vitamin c. It is not considered a citric ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Pure lemon: Juice can significantly damage tooth enamel. Would not recommend pure lemon juice. But beverages with lemon as a content are ok.

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