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Are Dried Goji Berries As Good As Fresh
What to do if i picked up a little pack of dried goji berries out of curiosity. What can I do with them?
You can: Eat them as is - for a snack or add them to yogurt, smoothies or cereal. Enjoy. ...Read more
Goji berries: I am not aware of any problem with people eating them or drinking juice from them. When you say "a lot", this needs to translate into a real #. Feeling warmer after eating them - not sure if related. Slow down on eating them and see if that gets better. ...Read more
Goji berries: Goji berries are a very interesting food with good antioxidant content. There are also some research reports of benefit in preventing macular degeneration: http://tinyurl.Com/mpsxhfd ; reinforcing immune defense: http://tinyurl.Com/kldryqc ; also possible neuroprotective attributes: http://tinyurl.Com/llffau8 unfortunately they don't cure the cognitive problems with alzheimer's, though. ...Read more
They are packed: With antioxidants. I have a goji tree growing in my garden. ...Read more
Yes, I have wolf : Berries (goji) trees in my gardens. They do fine with the snow and cold weather we have here in new england. They are chock full of antioxidants. I personally wish the taste of mine was just a little bit sweeter. They are good for health. ...Read more
Goji berries: Goji berries are a very interesting food with good antioxidant content, but what "miracle effects" are you referring to? There are research reports of benefit in preventing macular degeneration: http://tinyurl.Com/mpsxhfd ; reinforcing immune defense: http://tinyurl.Com/kldryqc ; also possible neuroprotective attributes: http://tinyurl.Com/llffau8 no miracles with alzheimer's though. ...Read more
Probably...: Lansoprazole (prevacid) is best taken on an empty stomach first thing in the am followed by a protein meal 30 minutes later. That said, if the medication does not seem to be helping the problem your husband is taking the medication for, he might try taking the supplements later in the day. Good luck! ...Read more
Are 10-15 gr of goji berries per day safe in pregnancy? So far, i've taken this amount every day (i don't eat meat):is my pregnancy(4 month)in danger?
Unknown, prob. fine:
As is often the case, there is little research on this subject. Some people say that goji berries contain betaine (; perhaps other compounds) that can cause miscarriage but if you did not have a miscarriage in the first 3 months it is unlikely now. Others recommend 10 gr/day- see http://www.Thesuperfoods.Net/goji-berry/should-you-take-goji-berries-during-pregnancy
i think you should not worry! ...Read more
Can i take acai berry tablets while ttc and can I take acai berry with amatryptaline antidepressant or goji berry ?
Does goji berries interfere with high blood pressure and high blood pressure medication such as bystolic (nebivolol) or lisiindpril?
May be: Some common names for goji berries are chinese wolfberry, matrimony vine, lycium barbarum, gou qi zi and tibetan goji berry. This berry grows on shrubs reaching 1-3m in height in china, mongolia and himalayan regions of nepal and tibet. These berries may help to reduce BP and drug interaction is less lilly but not known. ...Read more
I eat almost 30 goji berries a day and acne it has mega doses of vitamin a does that mean I will get toxic overdose? How much goji is too much?
I have a better idea: You're taking a proactive approach to your health, but why not choose something that will actually work? Diet's not the key to managing acne. Anyone telling you that goji berries are especially nutritious, or that acne is best treated "naturally", is misleading you. If topical benzoyl peroxide or retinoic acid haven't cleared you in two weeks, your physician can add something that will. ...Read more
High antioxidant: A recent study shows daily consumtion of berries decreases the incidence of strokes 33%- blueberry, strawberry, black berry & raspberry etc.High in vit c & antioxidants. ...Read more
Probably not...: There's not enough scientific evidence to say that they are good or not. Research, though minimal, has been inconclusive. Here's a good summary: http://www.Webmd.Com/eye-health/features/bilberry-extract-and-vision?Page=2. ...Read more
My standard answer: Is eat only "god made" food and leave the man made food and beverages alone. Easy ? ...Read more
I love fruits and berries but i was told that these carry carbs and I am trying to lose weight. I was told to limit carbs but aren't these food good?
Good for you: The nutritional value of fruit especially berries make them good for you in spite of their carb content. Carb loaded foods without the extra nutrition are the ones that are important to avoid. Like everything else moderation is your best friend...Too much of a good thing is not good. The basic rule to keep in mind when trying to lose weight is that you should eat less calories and exercise. ...Read more
I mix wheatgrass, barleygrass, maca powder, spirulina, chlorella, psyllium husk and scai berry with carrot and apple juice every morning, is it good?
Nothing wrong: There is no concern about any of the ingredients you mention. Am not sure whether to say it is "good" since other unprocessed foods are probably as good. It is an interesting combination of ingredients. I presume you did some research before choosing them? If you feel it helps you then there is no reason that i know of not to continue with it. ...Read more