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I would like to do a project on what is the effect of grapefruit juice on anti-cholesterol drugs, but I couldn't find any information. Some help pls?

I would like to do a project on what is the effect of grapefruit juice on anti-cholesterol drugs, but I couldn't find any information. Some help pls?

Grapefruit vs statin: Using any search engine, enter "grapefruit statin". You'll be surprised at the number of articles/websites that popup regarding this topic. Google listed 357, 000 results. Good luck! ...Read more

Fruit Juice (Definition)

There is no indication for giving babies under one year of age fruit juices. Fruit juices do not contain the healthy nutrients that ...Read more


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Dear sir, iam having cholesterol but taking no medicine controlling with body workout, amala juice, lemon juice and pappaya is it possible to lower it?

Dear sir, iam having cholesterol but taking no medicine controlling with body workout, amala juice, lemon juice and pappaya is it possible to lower it?

Keep doing this: The fruit stuff is unlikely to affect much, but the fitness activities are the best thing you can possibly be doing. If your cholesterol remains way-high, make an informed choice about medication based on getting all the evidence from your physician. ...Read more

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I get the sweats after I drink fresh juice. Why? It because it's just too much to handle all at once or do I have high cholesterol or something?

I get the sweats after I drink fresh juice. Why? It because it's just too much to handle all at once or do I have high cholesterol or something?

Unclear: There is no association between either elevating your cholesterol from fruit juice or sweating as a result of elevated cholesterol. The cause of your sweats would have to be considered, at this point at least, a medical mystery. ...Read more

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Bp usually low, sometimes 100/49. Can beetroot juice or raisins help to increase the bp?

Bp usually low, sometimes 100/49. Can beetroot juice or raisins help to increase the bp?

Beet root juice: Expands the blood vessels and will lower blood pressure. Raisins are dried grapes and may have a similar but less potent effect. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Does carrot juice gain weight if we use daily?? . An how much quantity is good for daily use?? ...an can mix beetroot an carrot juice

Does carrot juice gain weight if we use daily?? . An how much quantity is good for daily use?? ...an can mix beetroot an carrot juice

Carrot juice: Carrot juice obviously does contain calories, so it could cause weight gain if you drink too much of it. Having said that, it tends to be very healthy, so I am not advising that you should stop it. And it is fine to add beetroot if you'd like. Everything in moderation. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is it best to use freshly juiced uncooked beetroot or the juice from boiled beetroot, or it makes no difference?

No difference: Beet juice has no magical nutritional value other than as part of a healthy, balanced diet. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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Can beetroot juice be had in pregnancy?

Can beetroot juice be had in pregnancy?

Yes, good for you!: Beetroot juice is a healthy drink and considered esp. Good in pregnancy as it a good source of folate (folic acid) (especially important in early pregnancy) & many other nutrients. See http://ic. Steadyhealth. Com/beet_juice_benefits. Html and http://www. Whfoods. Com/genpage. Php? Tname=foodspice&dbid=49. ...Read more

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Does beetroot juice count towards my fluid intake like water would?

Does beetroot juice count towards my fluid intake like water would?

Yes: Beetroot juice is a type of vegetable juice. Occasional drinking of beetroot juice, other vegetable juices, or fruit juices is fine. Too much of any one kind of food or juice can cause problems. One should visit a primary care doctor before drinking too much of any one type of juice, just to be sure the ingredients (such as minerals, salts, sugars, etc...) won't end up harming the person. ...Read more

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Can I have beetroot & carrot juice in my 7th mnth running during pregnancy? And what else should I add in my food list for dis last phase of pregnancy

Can I have beetroot & carrot juice in my 7th mnth running during pregnancy? And what else should I add in my food list for dis last phase of pregnancy

Yes you can: Yes you can have beetroot and carrot juice and a well balanced diet including fruits, vegetables, meat, poultry, fish and tree nuts is all you need in diet
good luck. ...Read more

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Do beetroot vitamin supplements offer the same benefit for exercise as beet juice?

Do beetroot vitamin supplements offer the same benefit for exercise as beet juice?

Beetroot vit supleme: Yes the same benefits, it has antioxidant properties and said to be good for cardiovascular health, prevention of dementia, and colon health. Having said that I can not find any scintific study to prove these benefits. I will just drink beetroot juice, it can not do any harm, it may benefit and it is not too expensive. ...Read more

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Hi! Doctor. I am pregnant if I eat beetroot & tomato juice daily then my baby become black in colour even I & my huband is fair is it true.?

Hi! Doctor. I am pregnant if I eat beetroot & tomato juice daily then my baby become black in colour even I & my huband is fair is it true.?

No: Your baby's color is predicated on your genetic situation, not what you eat. So no, no chance of color change from those things. ...Read more

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How much vit c is in lge glass of fresh beetroot, lemon, apple, parsley, carrot juice?

How much vit c is in lge glass of fresh beetroot, lemon, apple, parsley, carrot juice?

Hard to know: This is hard to determine without the concentration of each component and the exact amount of the components in the mixture. ...Read more

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Drank a little fruit juice while fasting 4oz. Wasn't thinking, I have labs for tryglicerids, AST, ALT, Cholesterol l, & CBC. Test in 10 hours. Ok??

Drank a little fruit juice while fasting 4oz. Wasn't thinking, I have labs for tryglicerids, AST, ALT, Cholesterol l, & CBC. Test in 10 hours. Ok??

No problem: No problem at all! There will be no effect on your cholesterol, ALT, AST and CBC. If you were having a fasting sugar, you would want to fast at least 6 hours. ...Read more

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Is it true drinking a combination of lemon juice, ginger juice, garlic juice & apple cider vinegar, mix with honey will reduce cholesterol?

Is it true drinking a combination of lemon juice, ginger juice, garlic juice & apple cider vinegar, mix with honey will reduce cholesterol?

No: I imagine that you saw through this screwy claim. I suspect it's a cruel prank. Manage your cardiac risk profile by lifestyle and perhaps medication; especially, don't hesitate to get into serious aerobic fitness. ...Read more

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How to cure cholesterol?

How to cure cholesterol?

No "cure": Only control. Eat well. Exercise. Be healthy. ...Read more

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Is a 5.3 cholesterol ok?

Is a 5.3 cholesterol ok?

LDL, not Cholesterol: Cholesterol is a fat molecule manufactured by every animal cell, a building block of each cell membrane (enables membrane fluidity/movement without tearing), is fundamental to the survival of every animal cell. Lipoproteins (proteins which transport all fats in the water outside cells) is the correct issue for artery disease (e.g. Ldl ≤700 nmol/l, HDL ≥45 µmol/l). Cholesterol ↓$, but misleading. ...Read more

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How to control cholesterol?

Depends: Depends on your age, other risk factors, and severity of cholesterol elevation. The first step is healthy life style: fruits and vegetables and daily exercise avoiding animal fats in particular and large amount of any fat in general. Get to and maintain ideal body weight if possible. If that fails and your risks are high, medication may be indicated. ...Read more

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How control my cholesterol?

How control my cholesterol?

Read below: Everything you always wanted to know but were afraid to ask about reducing your cholesterol:

http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/high-blood-cholesterol/ds00178/dsection=lifestyle-and-home-remedies. ...Read more

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How bad is 215 cholesterol?

Cholesterol: In a patient with no particular risk factors cholesterol 215 is no big deal. In pt. With lots of risk factors it is more meaningful. ...Read more

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Why is cholesterol important?

Why is cholesterol important?

Cholesterol: Read this:

http://www. Heart. Org/HEARTORG/Conditions/Cholesterol/Cholesterol_UCM_001089_SubHomePage. Jsp

Get a more detailed answer ›
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How to lower your cholesterol?

How to lower your cholesterol?

Follow the following: Exercise most days of the week (aerobic work), eat fruits and vegetables liberally, limit saturated fats, increase fish and fish oil intake, have fiber with each meal, keep your weight in check, don't smoke at all or drink excessively (one or two drinks weekly). The lower the better on LDL and the higher the better on HDL. Do cardio exercise on most days of the week. ...Read more

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Why is cholesterol bad for you?

Why is cholesterol bad for you?

Avoid too much.: Cholesterol is not 'bad', all our cells contain and require cholesterol to keep membranes healthy in our bodies. It's over-consumption of cholesterol which gets us into trouble. The extra cholesterol lodges in arteries, eventually causing narrowing which can lead to blood clots (heart attacks, strokes). ...Read more

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What could help my cholesterol?

What could help my cholesterol?

Several things: Eating a low fat diet can help some, along with regular cardiovascular exercise, and maintaining a healthy weight. However, much of your cholesterol comes from your genetic makeup so do not get discouraged if these changes do not have as big an impact as you would want. ...Read more

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Is cholesterol of 402 possible?

Yes: Familial hyperlipoprotienemias unfortuately are capable of much higher cholesterol levels. ...Read more

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My cholesterol is 180 that good?

My cholesterol is 180 that good?

Likely: Your good cholesterol HDL should be >60 mg/dl and bad cholesterol triglycerides (TG) <100 mg/dl. Do not need to worry about total cholesterol of 180.

If HDL is low and TG is high, then take action and switch to a healthy diet to normalize them.

For more info, read this short article: https://kaushikmd. Com/2016/11/03/get-started/ ...Read more

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What are good cholesterol levels?

What are good cholesterol levels?

LDl50TRI: Ldl less than 100
hdl more than 50
triglycerides less than 150. ...Read more

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What causes cholesterol to go up?

What causes cholesterol to go up?

Genes, aging & foods: Cholesterol goes up the older we get & from inherited genes from our parents. Cholesterol also goes up because of eating fatty & oily foods, certain dairy products, fats from meats, poultry & some seafood. The liver makes cholesterol out of above foods. Remember to look at the good cholesterol HDL (protects) and the bad cholesterol LDL (causes blockages). ...Read more

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My cholesterol is 250 is that bad?

My cholesterol is 250 is that bad?

Maybe: The level of your cholesterol has to be taken in context with many other factors. What is your family history of male or female early coronary artery disease. Do you smoke, do you have diabetes or hypertension or other cardiovascular disease? What is the level of your LDL and HDL cholesterol? Do you drink too much? Are you overweight? There are many factor to take into consideration to say. ...Read more

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What amount cholesterol is too much?

What amount cholesterol is too much?

Depends. . .: Current recommendation is to start taking a statin if your LDL (bad) cholesterol is greater than 190mg/dL even if you don't have heart disease. This isn't w/o controversy as guidelines were re-written last November. There are many other variables to consider. Check out http://clincalc. Com/Cardiology/ASCVD/PooledCohort. Aspx & http://cvdrisk. Nhlbi. Nih. Gov/. Then discuss your results w/your familydoc ...Read more

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2.76mmol/l cholesterol is it normal?

2.76mmol/l cholesterol is it normal?

Probably fine: Hi. Total cholesterol is not a very useful number; knowing HDL, LDL, and triglycerides (or true VLDL) is more meaningful. However, your total cholesterol is nice and low, so it's VERY unlikely you'd have a bad lipid/lipoprotein profile even if we did see your LDL, HDL, and triglycerides. Good luck! ...Read more

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Is basa fillet good for cholesterol?

Bass fillet?: Did you mean bass, as in the fish? Bass is good so long as you don't fry it or drown it in butter. ...Read more

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Is 160 a dangerous cholesterol number?

Is 160 a dangerous cholesterol number?

Depends: Cholesterol is separated into LDL and hdl, with HDL considered "good cholesterol" and LDL considered a "bad cholesterol". The fraction of each is more important than the raw numbers. A total of 160 is ok (less than 140 is better), but if you have a high HDL to LDL ratio, 160 is not bad. ...Read more

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My cholesterol is 27, is that too low?

My cholesterol is 27, is that too low?

Could be incorrect: Result. First thing to do would be redo the test, to ensure that the result you have is accurate. A normal person should have a higher total cholesterol. Please review it with the doctor who ordered the test. ...Read more

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What is the importance of cholesterol?

What is the importance of cholesterol?

Essential: Cholesterol is required for tissue repair and regeneration particularly those that has high turnover rates such as the skin blood cells etc. It is also a building block for the synthesis of hormones, vitamins and numerous important substances used in body metabolism ...Read more

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Cholesterol is 7.1 is that dangerous?

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Cholesterol is 7.1 is that dangerous?

Need More Info: Total Chol of 7.1 mmol/L=274 mg/dL (for us Americans). That is generally considered a high value, with guidelines generally recommending levels of <6 (230) with no risk factors & <5.2 (200) if any risk factors & lower with some risk factors. However, if your HDL (good) chol is high or Trig are high this could be effecting these #'s & what if anything needs to be done. Need breakdown & history! ...Read more

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What is good cholesterol? Mine is at 36

HDL-cholesterol: Hdl is the "good" cholesterol. High levels of HDL may be protective against coronary heart disease. An optimal level of hdl-cholesterol is >40 for a man and >50 for a woman.

Best of luck! ...Read more

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How low is too low for cholesterol number?

How Low to Go: Preferred total cholesterol is below 200, ideal is below 180 and for those with certain medical conditions lower is even better. The major focus of clinical research has been on LDL levels and it is believed that lower is better. How low is a good question. Many cardiologists would like below 100 for their patients and many studies support this. The "no go below" level hasn't been determined. ...Read more