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Benefits Of Homemade Soap
Read the label: The label probably touts the benefits directly, but it is hard to say there is any benefit. Coconut oil can be part of a healthy diet but consuming it as a supplement is difficult to justify. I am sure there is someone willing to profess otherwise and sell you a supply. Save your money. ...Read more
None: All soaps work the same way, by dissolving salts and oils. Whether the soap is liquid or bar they do the same thing. ...Read more
What are the benefits of drinking warm water with honey, lemon juice and coconut oil?
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Lemon Miracles!: Flushes out the toxins,excellent source of Vitamin C, contains pectin fiber is good for colon health,balances to maintain pH of the body,aids digestion & increases bile production,great source of Ca,Mg,P,K & citric acid. Prevents multiplication of pathogenic bacteriae,decreases joint inflammation.Prevents skin wrinkles,eye health,production of digestive juices. Google for coconut oil benefits ! ...Read more
Tea hot or cold?: interesting question that i am certain has not been well studied. In the US cold tea is made by cooling hot tea and I would think benefits, if any, would be the same. ...Read more
Limited: Coconut oil actually is not healthy but it is a good alternative to butter and margarine for baking purposes. Its main fat, a saturated fat called lauric acid, may have some anti-infection benefits and is believed to raise good cholesterol. However, few studies in humans have actually been done. Most studies done are from brazil and philippines, where coconut products are a major export. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Studies have shown that dietary measures to boost bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) levels can increase the pH of acidic tumors without upsetting the pH of the blood and healthy tissues. to relieve occasional heartburn and indigestion is to stir half a teaspoon of baking soda into half a cup of water and drink it an hour or two after meals. Bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) can also sooth psoriasis and can enhance plaque removal on teeth. ...Read more
Big time: Home made pure without preservatives and can add any condiments for different taste healthier can add pure giger and garlic and organic vinegar. ...Read more
None proven ... yet: There are no randomized controlled trials demonstrating any benefit to consuming green tea & coconut oil. At least in the States, manufacturers of dietary supplements are not required to prove either safety nor effectiveness of their products. Any claims of benefit are from observational studies which can only help develop hypotheses but can't prove causal relationship. Spend money on real food ...Read more
A homemade yogurt has same health benefits as what available in thr market? Will homemade yogurt has lesser probiotic?
Depends: To be considered "probiotic" the yogurt has to have active cultures (of beneficial bacteria). In the store, a product can say it, but it does not mean it has to have any, or what type. That is why probiotics can be problematic. Nobody has to guarantee that the bacteria are in it and alive and of a type that can help. How to keep your own healthy bacteria in homemade yogurt? Beats me. ...Read more
None proven: There is no scientific basis for it. ...Read more
Electrolytes Hydrate: Coconut water is a good source of potassium and other electrolytes and gives better hydration than water alone. Raw coconut water also has enzymes that may have (unproven) benefits. I was recently interviewed for a good article that explores this topic: http://www.Santacruz.Com/news/2013/07/09/coconut_water_everything_its_cracked_up_to_be. ...Read more
What are the bad and good effects of drinking homemade pure juice? I use juice extractor/juicer. Thanks
NO: Lemon juice does no harm but it may not be doing any good either. Why do you use it to begin with? ...Read more
Soothing or calming: The hot water will help to keep you hydrated, and thats probably the only health benefit. ...Read more
Flavor and nutrients: Apart from the flavor you derive, you also get some micronutrients (vitamins/minerals). Honey contains some sugar (fructose and glucose) and aloe vera has some carminative properties which may help soothe the GI tract. Of course, like all medicines, herbals have to be taken in moderation to prevent untoward effects. ...Read more
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