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Doctor insights on: Advantages And Disadvantages Of Eating Organic Foods

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The advantages and disadvantages of eating apple seeds ?

The advantages and disadvantages of eating apple seeds ?

Don't eat them.: there are no proven benefits to eating apple seeds, and there is some theoretical concern, especially if they are eaten in large quantities. They contain a substance called amygdalin, which can break down into cyanide and sugar. This can be poisonous. Given the lack of any beneficial effect, apple seeds should be avoided. ...Read more

Organic Foods (Definition)

Organic foods are foods that are produced not using synthetic pesticides, chemical fertilizers, industrial solvents ...Read more


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What are the advantages and disadvantages of eating garlic?

What are the advantages and disadvantages of eating garlic?

Garlic: Garlic has antibiotic & antioxidant properties. Some people don't like the smell of garlic on breath. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of eating organic foods?

What are the benefits of eating organic foods?

Depends. : The fruit has the same benefits of vitamins and fiber etc. but some people feel that organic fruits and vegetables have less toxic pesticides on them so you consume less. Organic farmers use pesticides that are felt to be safer. But is unclear how much pesticide humans actually consume from the food and whether those small amounts have any actual effect on you. ...Read more

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What are the disadvantages and advantages of eating unsalted trail mix on a diet?

What are the disadvantages and advantages of eating unsalted trail mix on a diet?

Dont need the salt: You probably don't need the salt they added to the trail mix to give it extra taste. Chances are your diet contains enough salt. I can't think of any cons to having trail mix without salt. ...Read more

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What are the health benefits of eating citrus fruits?

What are the health benefits of eating citrus fruits?

Antioxidants : Citrus is a rich source of antioxidant phytonutrients including flavanones, anthocyanins, limonin & polyphenols. Citrus reduces risk of heart disease, cancer, kidney stones, ulcers & arthritis. I advise the whole fruit though juice is ok if fresh-squeezed. The peels have great benefits too! see http://www.Whfoods.Com/foodstoc.Php and click on oranges, grapefruit & lemon/limes for details! ...Read more

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What are the health benefits of eating lots of unrefined carbohydrates?

What are the health benefits of eating lots of unrefined carbohydrates?

Refined vs unrefined: http://www.livestrong.com/article/505815-refined-vs-unrefined-carbohydrates/

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What are considered the benefits of eating all organic food?

What are considered the benefits of eating all organic food?

Natural History: The benefit of eating organic food is that the thousands of chemicals they (naturally) contain have been tested by nature over the millions of years of evolution, and found compatible with the ecosystem in which they developed. This may not be true of man-made chemicals, but at least the man-made chemicals have been tested for safety, whereas thousands of natural chemicals remain untested. ...Read more

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What's the difference between organic vegetables/fruits and the regular ones? What are the health benefits of eating organic fruits/ vegetables?

What's the difference between organic vegetables/fruits and the regular ones? What are the health benefits of eating organic fruits/ vegetables?

Organic vs non-organ: Conventional farmers apply chemical fertilizers to promote plant growth, spray synthetic insecticides to reduce pests and disease, use synthetic herbicides to manage weeds. While organic farmers apply natural fertilizers, such as manure or compost, to feed soil and plants, use beneficial insects and birds or traps to reduce pests and disease, rotate crops, till, hand weed or mulch to manage weeds. ...Read more

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What are some advantages and disadvantages of a semi-vegetarian diet?

Less meat means: less risk of ingesting hormones and antibiotics found in meat, also less risk of mercury found in fish. Disadvantages--may feel weak or your B12 may get low. Sounds like the Paleo Diet. Please do a search to learn more. Sounds good overall. ...Read more

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Health benefits of eating raw oats with milk?

Health benefits of eating raw oats with milk?

Oats are a: carb and milk contains fat. If the oats are raw they may be difficult to digest. You need to make sure that your are eating enough protein to balance the carb and fat. ...Read more

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What are the disadvantages of eating whole wheat?

What are the disadvantages of eating whole wheat?

Wheat allergy: Some people are allergic to wheat or dont digest it well, otherwise whole wheat is safe. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of eating vegetables?

What are the benefits of eating vegetables?

Eat your veggies: Vegetables are an essential part of a well balanced diet. They provide key nutrients and vitamins necessary for a healthy metabolism. Many fruit and vegetable also provide much-needed fiber, which is required for a healthy digestive tract. ...Read more

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What are the health benefits of eating grains?

Eating grains: http://wholegrainscouncil.org/whole-grains-101/what-are-the-health-benefits

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What are the health benefits of eating jack fruit leaves?

Jack fruit leaves: http://appealingheart.blogspot.com/2013/06/jackfruit-health-benefits-fruit-pulp.html

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What are uses and benefits of carrot seeds??

What are uses and benefits of carrot seeds??

Carrot seed: Carrot seed oil has been purported to cure everything from intestinal worms to sexual weakness to cancer. None of these claims has been rigorously tested in high quality studies. Probably the best proven use of carrot seeds is to grow more carrots. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of eating spicy foods?

What are the benefits of eating spicy foods?

Non-medical benefit: A non-medical benefit of spicy foods is "greater happiness" if one loves the taste of spicy foods. A health benefit of spicy foods is that it can improve "bland" healthy foods to make them palatable so that a person will eat more of the "bland" healthy foods. However, if one drinks liquids to wash down spicy foods, he should be sure the liquids aren't filled with sugar or fat calories. ...Read more

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What are the health benefits of eating oats?

A/W Dr. Bensinger: http://www.whfoods.com/genpage.php?tname=foodspice&dbid=54

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