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Green Tea & Obesity: Nope. Absolutely not. In fact in what you describe you have two obvious problems. Caffeine will never lead your body to lose weight. And, honey is sugar. Sugar leads to increasing weight and never to weight loss. The current fad for 'green tea' extract is just one in a long line of fraud. It is designed to take your money for the 'hope' that you do not need to do the work it takes to lose. ...Read more
Do any of these natural remedies improve poor blood circulation?
L-Arginine, Vitamin K2, Gotu Kola, butchers broom, parsley, cayenne pepper, ginger root, etc. I have Raynaud's Syndrome.
Raynaud's Syndrome: Please do what your doc says but consider a natural approach. Neo 40 is a beet root product to help circulation and has some research suggesting usefulness in Raynaud's. The pain may also be from neuropathy and sublingual vitamin B12 can be used to help w/that. See your doc or a nutritionist. Peace and good health. Beet root better than l-arginine. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: But green tea extract should be used in moderation. More than the equivalent of 5 cups of green tea per day can cause possible side effects. Actually - everything should be in moderation. ...Read more
Will Green powder,ingredients chlorella, moringa, spirulina, matcha green tea,wheat grass,ashwaganda, and turmeric interact with metoprolol?
No.: But why would you want to combine them in the first place? ...Read more
Does azilect (rasagiline) interact with velvet beans? I have velvet beans that can be sprouted for consumption.
Yes: Medication azilect(rasagiline) is used for treatment of tremor such ascparkinson syndrome, .It increasing Dopamine chemical in the brain. Velvet beans used for medicinal purposes in africa, india, caribben to improve Dopamine levels in brain to treat parkinson's disease. So, both above chemicalsc accomplish similar effect and can interact. Prescription firm has control over exact amount. ...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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Are these healthy suppers? Farmers mkt veggies + chicken + potato or corn; beef stirfry; pork + sweet potato; vegetarian + whole wheat. Yogurt. Fruit.
Eat and do this:: High fiber, low fat, very low saturated fat, very low sugar (simple carbs), no juice, no soda, no gatorade. Limit sweets a lot. Eat regular meals spaced evenly through the day - do not eat most of your calories at dinner. Get 22-30 min of exercise (a brisk walk) every day. Avoid packaged foods, avoid eating out, eat fresh food that you prepare from scratch most of the time. You can do it. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
I usually get a 6 inch Club on honey oat bread with green & bananna peppers, tomatoes, lettuce, cucumbers from subway. Is this well balanced meal?
Am assuming: that club sandwich has some form of meat. Sounds fine. ...Read more
I've read interesting info abt benefits of broccoli extract, tart cherry extract, turmeric. Any side effects/harm in taking these as supplements?
A certified organic himalayan honey stats 14g carb/100g & no sugar.Can honey really have no sugar?If true,replace honey2 sugar?Chk tinyurl.com/pjeqdqr
DANGEROUS, however:: A no carb diet would consist only of meat ; eggs; i don't know anyone who recommends this. It would result in many nutritional deficiencies, completely lacking vitamin c, fiber, flavonoids ; other phytonutrients essential for good health. There is lots of research showing benefits of a vegetarian diet but none on the benefits of no carb diet. However, many recommend a low carb diet. See comment:. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can honey have the same effect on weight gain as sugar? I've replaced sweetners w/ honey and don't want gain weight.Thanks!
Losing weight : I have heard honey is high in calories yet you lose weight due to the chemical consistency. You need to ask yourself how much honey you are eating and balance whether real sugar or stevia is a wise choice to avoid gaining weight. artificial sweeteners are associated with weight gain, stevia and limited sugar are not. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have ulcerative colitis. I consume 'aloe berry nectar', 'forever pomesteen power' and 'forever bee pollen' on daily basis. Are they benefitial?
Mesacol: Ulcerative colitis is inflammatory bowel disease. Unfortunately what we understand about uc is that a flare up can occur even while taking medication. The extra supplements you are taking have not been studied and could be harmful. If you want to try a new method look to the nih for any new trials. ...Read more