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Doctor insights on: Balsamic Vinegar Sodium Content

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Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Sodium (Definition)

It's an element that is important in the cell functions ...Read more


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Is it safe to take applecider viniger and baking soda for recurring gout attacks if your sodium level is high?

Is it safe to take applecider viniger and baking soda for recurring gout attacks if your sodium level is high?

Adjuncts only: Gout is a serious systemic disease. If you're refusing scientific treatment (probenecid, allopurinol, workup for possible secondary causes) in favor of worthless "pop" remedies from sweet-talking crooks, you may pay with your health and even your life. If your sodium is already high for some reason, you can land yourself in the ICU by munching baking soda. Please do the right thing. ...Read more

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Why are strawberries and balsamic vinegar good?

Why are strawberries and balsamic vinegar good?

Antioxidants: Strawberries contain antioxidants and studies suggest they can lower low-density lipoprotein levels and help to prevent atherosclerosis. Balsamic vinegar contains polyphenol (antioxidants) and can assist with digestion by increasing the function of pepsin. ...Read more

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Do balsamic vinegar help bring on labor?

Do balsamic vinegar help bring on labor?

No. Old wives' tale.: There is no known food that is proven by good studies to induce labor. See http://www. Livestrong. Com/article/131285-foods-can-induce-labor/

Interestingly vinegar may help with weight loss and possibly lowering blood sugars. See http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pmc/articles/PMC1785201/ ...Read more

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Why would someone suddenly crave salt and vinegar?

Why would someone suddenly crave salt and vinegar?

Food cravings: Can be due to low vitamins or minerals in the body. Craving can also be from a food sensitivity or allergy to the very food we crave. Please see your doc who MAY do some lab testing. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Is old balsamic vinegar healthy to have in salads?

Generally yes: I know that when I go shopping for balsamic vinegar the ones that have been aged for 5 years cost more, and the ones aged for 10 years even more, suggesting that, like a fine wine, the flavor gets better with age. So as long as it has not gone rancid (which you should be able to tell by its tasting bad), old balsamic vinegar is perfectly fine to have. ...Read more

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During pregnancy is it okay to have balsamic vinegar?

During pregnancy is it okay to have balsamic vinegar?

Know of no: Contraindications to eating balsalmic vinegar during pregnancy (except it could affect blood sugar levels if diabetic and pregnant). ...Read more

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Can strawberry and balsamic vinegar help to control blood sugar?

Can strawberry and balsamic vinegar help to control blood sugar?

No: Hi. No, they can't, but we have awesome type 2 diabetes medicines that work wonders! Save the strawberry & balsamic vinegar for a good salad! To your health! ...Read more

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Do salt and vinegar chips cause acid reflux?

Do salt and vinegar chips cause acid reflux?

Acid Reflux, Vinegar: Understand your concern.
Vinegar is highly acidic. Vinegar in the chips can make Stomach acid reflux or flow up irritating esophagus and causing heartburn.
To dilute acid and decrease heartburn, try the following:
Eat less chips.
Eat slowly.
Have herbal tea, water or milk with snack.
Chewing gum after the snack to stimulate saliva production which can neutralize acid. ...Read more

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Is balsamic vinegar bad for someone with liver disease?

Is balsamic vinegar bad for someone with liver disease?

Vinegar: There should be no adverse effect of consuming balsamic vinegar by an individual with chronic liver disease. ...Read more

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Can the acidity from balsamic vinegar cause irritation in people with intestinal issues?

Can the acidity from balsamic vinegar cause irritation in people with intestinal issues?

No: The pH of your stomach is actually more acidic. Drinking vinegar won't affect your intestines because it will be buffered in your stomach. ...Read more

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Hello I am strongly craving salt n vinegar am I lacking something? ? Iam also suffering ffatigue n knot in my neck thanku

Hello I am strongly craving salt n vinegar am I lacking something? ? Iam also suffering ffatigue n knot in my neck thanku

Craving: We can't answer a question like this without having any information about you not even your age let alone your medical or social history. Its not magic, its medicine. We need information. Are you pregnant? ...Read more

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Apple cidar vinegar is said to aid in fat loss because of its acidic content. What can I add to it to make it taste better? The taste is awful alone.

Apple cidar vinegar is said to aid in fat loss because of its acidic content. What can I add to it to make it taste better? The taste is awful alone.

Don't bother: The fact that apple cider vinegar is promoted for pretty much everything should lead you to the obvious conclusion. It tastes bad, it's natural, and it's safe -- the perfect make-believe treatment. There is no substitute for getting back into the fitness-focused lifestyle you enjoyed as a teen, making friends with gym folks, and dieting. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Can balsamic vinegar cause bloody stools?

Can balsamic vinegar cause bloody stools?

No: Vinegar is an acid that is weaker than stomach acid. So it should not cause any significant irritation of the stomach or intestines (which is suggested by bleeding). ...Read more

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When your water breaks does it have a slight oder? Which sort of smells like salt and vinegar chips

When your water breaks does it have a slight oder? Which sort of smells like salt and vinegar chips

Ruptured membranes: Indeed. Comically, I tell my girls to put a small jar of pickles in their bag. If their water breaks in a public place, say the grocery store or post office, throw and smash the jar of pickles and as they send people to clean up, quietly leave the store unnoticed in all the fuss. ...Read more

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Does balsamic vinegar work on yeast infections?

Does balsamic vinegar work on yeast infections?

This is not a: Recognized treatment. Over- the- counter medicines for yeast infections include: micon 7, monistat, vagistat, (tioconazole) gynazole, femcare, gyne-lotrimin; mycelex. ...Read more

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Hi I'm African American and I have ringworm on my forehead I've used salt and vinegar to treat it and its left the area discoloured how can I treat it?

Hi I'm African American and I have ringworm on my forehead I've used salt and vinegar to treat it and its left the area discoloured how can I treat it?

Wrong question: "Ringworm" is not a medical term. Fungus??? Are you sure??? How did it get there? From an animal or person? Effective therapy depends on exact diagnosis. "Discolored"??? Darker or lighter? Red? ...Read more

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Would 100mg daily cayenne (as part of an apple cider vinegar supplement) be more beneficial in general or possibly risky for gastric cancer? I believe capsaicin content in only 100mg would be extremely low (only a few milligrams, if that, if I'm doing th

Would 100mg daily cayenne (as part of an apple cider vinegar supplement) be more beneficial in general or possibly risky for gastric cancer? I believe capsaicin content in only 100mg would be extremely low (only a few milligrams, if that, if I'm doing th

More beneficial!: Cayenne has many proven benefits. Capsacain may be mutagenic to stomach cells but also has anti-cancer properties. One study found increased risk of stomach cancer while another found those who ate the most cayenne had least cancer incidence! The benefits outweigh the unproven risk. See http://www. Truestarhealth. Com/Notes/2065009.html &
http://umm. Edu/health/medical/altmed/herb/cayenne ...Read more

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I eat salad with white or dark balsamic vinegar and olive oil almost every day. Is this too much vinegar?

I eat salad with white or dark balsamic vinegar and olive oil almost every day. Is this too much vinegar?

No: Not really. It can cause stomach upset in some peopke, there can also be some dental erosion. There may be some interactions with some medications but you have to be consuming significant amounts of vinegar. I say enjoy it. ...Read more

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Can someone with high blood pressure eat something with distilled vinegar in it? And does distilled vinegar have salt in it?

Can someone with high blood pressure eat something with distilled vinegar in it? And does distilled vinegar have salt in it?

Vinegar ok for hi BP: Someone with high blood pressure should be able to eat food containing distilled vinegar, although moderation is important in all things. Distilled vinegar should have only trace amounts of salt. ...Read more