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What are the benefits of eating an apple?

What are the benefits of eating an apple?

Apple. : First and foremost, an apple is a great low-calorie source of fiber. Also, vitamins — C, A and some B vitamins. ...Read more

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Is there any real or actual benefit to drinking apple cidar vinegar? I've read on many sites, including WebMd, of its many benefits. Is it just hype?

Is there any real or actual benefit to drinking apple cidar vinegar? I've read on many sites, including WebMd, of its many benefits. Is it just hype?

Many benefits: Apple cider vinegar is a very popular folk remedy, in fact entire books have been written about it. It's many uses include treating heartburn, many infections (like sinus, ear and yeast infections), acne and other skin conditions. It may help treat diabetes, hypertension and high cholesterol. Research is limited but does support many uses. It's safe and inexpensive. See http://tinyurl.com/joe2kht ...Read more

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What health benefits are associated with apple cider vineger?

What health benefits are associated with apple cider vineger?

Apple cider vineger: Health claims include lowering blood pressure, reducing stroke risk in patients with atrial fibrillation, weight loss, relief from allergies, treat acute migrains and improve arthritis. ...Read more

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Are there benefits to taking apple cider vinegar every day? If so what are they and the dosage?

Are there benefits to taking apple cider vinegar every day? If so what are they and the dosage?

Many benefits: Apple cider vinegar is one of the most popular folk remedies, in fact entire books have been written about it. It's many uses include treating heartburn, many infections (like sinus, ear & yeast infections), acne & other skin conditions. It may help treat diabetes, hypertension & high cholesterol. Research is limited but does support many uses. It is safe and inexpensive. See comments for more info:. ...Read more

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Hi, if I cannot eat fruits like apple and watermelon, will juicing them (in a blender) reduces the health benefits? Thanks

Hi, if I cannot eat fruits like apple and watermelon, will juicing them (in a blender) reduces the health benefits? Thanks

Fruit Sugar: There are no health benefits for these common fruits. Their calories are 100% sugars. What benefits do you think you will be missing if you juice them? ...Read more

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What are the health benefits of apple cider vinegar?

Apple cider vinegar: http://authoritynutrition.com/6-proven-health-benefits-of-apple-cider-vinegar/

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I need to know more on the benefits of Acidophilus capsules and apple cider vinegar?

I need to know more on the benefits of Acidophilus capsules and apple cider vinegar?

To fix bloating?: Over what period have you noted the swelling--minutes or months, and what are your underlying medical problems (alcohol, liver &/or gut disease). As to your question: There is considerable value to probiotics like Acidophilus (see prior HealthTap answers on the subject); not so much with apple cider vinegar, for anything. ...Read more

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I've heard apple cider vinegar has many health benefits. Is this true? What are these benefits?

I've heard apple cider vinegar has many health benefits. Is this true? What are these benefits?

Yes, in moderation: Vinegar, including apple cider vinegar, lowers post-prandial glycemia by 20%. This appears to be due to vinegars effect of slowing gastric emptying. Just 2 teaspoons before meals is the effective dose. **Avoid vinegar pills as they have been associated with esophageal injury....their pH and contents are not standardized. Avoid large dose of apple cider vinegar as it can cause hypokalemia. ...Read more

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I'm a 30-year-old man. What are the health benefits of drinking apple cider vinegar daily?

I'm a 30-year-old man.  What are the health benefits of drinking apple cider vinegar daily?

Many benefits: Apple cider vinegar is one of the most popular folk remedies, in fact entire books have been written about it. It's many uses include treating heartburn, many infections (like sinus, ear & yeast infections), acne & other skin conditions. It may help treat diabetes, hypertension & high cholesterol. Research is limited but does support many uses. It is safe and inexpensive. See comments for more info:. ...Read more

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I've heard that raw unfiltered apple cider vinegar has allergy benefits, how long does it take to take effect?

I've heard that raw unfiltered apple cider vinegar has allergy benefits, how long does it take to take effect?

Not true.: Unfortunately, that is not true. Many wives tales about allergy are perpetuated unwittingly. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of drinking a few tablespoons of apple cider vinegar daily? Old timers swear by it for good health.

What are the benefits of drinking a few tablespoons of apple cider vinegar daily? Old timers swear by it for good health.

Usually it's diluted: In a glass of water and not taken straight if a person has stomach issues, as it is acidic in nature. You may want to discuss this with your doctor to see if you can benefit from this or not. It's not for everyone, and if you are taking medications, you definitely should run it past your doctor first to make sure it's for you. ...Read more

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Are there any weight loss benefits of store bought apple cider vinegar?

Are there any weight loss benefits of store bought apple cider vinegar?

Unfortutately not: The claims for apple cider have limited proof, & it is an acidic irritant to the esophagus & interacts with various supplements & medications, leading to low potassium level (hypokalemia) and subsequent risks of: sudden death from abnormal heart rhythm (arrhythmia), low heart rate (bradycardia) with cardiovascular collapse, acute respiratory failure & death. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of drinking apple cider vinegar using just warm or hot water daily?

What are the benefits of drinking apple cider vinegar using just warm or hot water daily?

Apple cider vinegar: Mixed w/water can be used to help reflux symptoms. Beyond that it does not need to be used daily. Be sure to purchase apple cider vinegar "with the mother." This means that it is not strained to make it look clear but contains the fiber and its nutrition as well. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Is filtered apple cider vinegar beneficial for health? Can it be used for the same health benefits as unfiltered?

Is filtered apple cider vinegar beneficial for health? Can it be used for the same health benefits as unfiltered?

Are you lost?: Sorry, but since this is a traditional medical site this sort of treatment will not be as recognized as it may on others. But we are open-minded. I personally find it very helpful for heartburn w/ a pinch of baking soda. This is symptom relief — not 'health'. Read online and try it for your concern. It's probably safe for most 'healthy' adults. ...Read more

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I'm taking organic apple cider vinegar for health benefits 1 tbsp. Per day. Why is it giving me a dull daily headache? Am i detoxing or should I stop?

I'm taking organic apple cider vinegar for health benefits 1 tbsp. Per day. Why is it giving me a dull daily headache? Am i detoxing or should I stop?

Food Myths: There is absolutely no health benefits to be gained from taking vinegar. Anyone who tells you this is misinformed. This practice should be stopped and avoided in the future. ...Read more

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Effectiveness of apple cider vinegar for reflux? Was taking famotidine — gave me headaches. Other benefits? Is capsule form as effective as liquid?

Effectiveness of apple cider vinegar for reflux? Was taking famotidine — gave me headaches. Other benefits? Is capsule form as effective as liquid?

Works well for many: Like many natural therapies, there is no formal research I know of on apple cider vinegar for reflux, but many find it effective. On this website 21 of 23 who tried it report it effective: http://earthclinic. Com/cures/heartburn. Html & people find it useful for many other things. But this is symptomatic & it is more important to address the cause- seehttp://www.Healthy-eating-politics. Com/gerd. Html. ...Read more

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Celery, carrot, cucumber, banana, apple, mango, water melon puree is this good for my health and what benefits could I get? I'm now 36 yrs. Old ,

Celery, carrot, cucumber, banana, apple, mango, water melon puree is this good for my health and what benefits could I get? I'm now 36 yrs. Old ,

Sounds yummy: I trust you are not adding a lot of sugar. This has vitamins and minerals and the key is that you are eating this instead of the salty / sugary / greasy stuff most people overeat. There's no magic in the fruits and vegetables, but it's a great choice and a move toward a healthier lifestyle generally. ...Read more

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Being overweight, apple shaped, with high TG and low HDL, think I have metabolic syndrome, does taking alpha lipoic acid help, other benefits if I take it?

Being overweight, apple shaped, with high TG and low HDL, think I have metabolic syndrome, does taking alpha lipoic acid help, other benefits if I take it?

Overweight: Don't take anything until you see your doctor. You will likely be examined fully, blood and urine analyzed, and then referred to a dietitian. A visit to a training center would not be a bad idea. ...Read more

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Does the pill/caplet form of apple cider vinegar work as well as the liquid form? I ordered the caplets from puritan. Com. Other benefits of avc (sulfanilamide)?

Does the pill/caplet form of apple cider vinegar work as well as the liquid form?  I ordered the caplets from puritan. Com. Other benefits of avc (sulfanilamide)?

Why use it?: What do you use acv for? I cannot tell you if caplet work as well as the liquid as I don't prescribe the liquid for anything and I don't know what it is used to treat. I read on the internet that it is used for weight loss, heart burn and keeping flees away. I have seen no evidence that it does any of those things. Sorry. ...Read more

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Apple cider vinegar benefits, will it work on acne scars as well as help me lose weight?

Apple cider vinegar benefits, will it work on acne scars as well as help me lose weight?

Fad diet: Losing weight essentially comes down to limiting calorie intake and increasing calorie expenditure via exercise. I am not aware of apple cider vinegar specifically reducing acne scars other than to limit acne disease by decreasing calorie and oil intake. ...Read more

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I read of much health benefits taking water with lemon juice and a spoon of apple cider vinegar before meal. But is this bad for bones (osteoporosis)?

I read of much health benefits taking water with lemon juice and a spoon of apple cider vinegar before meal. But is this bad for bones (osteoporosis)?

Osteoporosis: No those items are not bad for your bones.
You are still young to have osteoporosis. If you have it, are you being treated for osteoporosis? I don't see any osteoporosis meds on your medication list! ...Read more

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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