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Citrus bergamot, is it worth taking? I have been eating right and trying to exerise but I just want a little natural boost to cholestrol!

Citrus bergamot, is it worth taking?  I have been eating right and trying to exerise but I just want a little natural boost to cholestrol!

Doubtful: The reported 2009 spanish study in a non-nih-listed journal was uncontrolled and gave results that sound too good to be true; it's not been duplicated. A 2011 controlled rat study from italy confirmed a mild effect including inhibition of the same enzyme that statins work on. I eat orange peel myself and the tablets are probably safe -- but you're really helping yourself by staying fit. ...Read more

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Is there vitamin K in bergamot?

Is there vitamin K in bergamot?

Not so much: Bergamot is a type of orange that grows in italy, and is often used to flavor tea. Green teas may be rich in vitamin k -- not so much the bergamot in it, though. If you're on Coumadin (warfarin) or another blood thinning medication, your doctor will want to keep your bleeding time stable. ...Read more

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Hello, does anyone know if Bergamot affects sperm? My partner takes bergamot tablets to reduce his high cholesterol; does it affect fertility?

Hello, does anyone know if Bergamot affects sperm?  My partner takes bergamot tablets to reduce his high cholesterol; does it affect fertility?

Unknown: Unfortunately it is really unknown whether bergamot affect sperm/semen. If you are that concerned, you should consider having you husband avoid using the supplement for several months. ...Read more

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Will earl grey tea (bergamot) affect the birth control pill?

Will earl grey tea (bergamot) affect the birth control pill?

No: Most probably not, there is no scientific way to confirm the effect of grey tea on any other compound ...Read more

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I got severe migraine so can I take any supplement with lemon bioflavonoids or can I take any earl grey tea with bergamot?

I got severe migraine so can I take any supplement with lemon bioflavonoids or can I take any earl grey tea with bergamot?

Migraines: You can take earl grey tea and lemon bioflavonoids, but they're not likely to cure your migraines. Best to consult a neurologist about these headaches first, for a good evaluation. There are nutritional helps such as magnesium, coq10, etc, plus botanicals such as feverfew and butterbur. But your neurologist will be best at suggesting specifics to help you manage your headaches. Be well. ...Read more

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Is lorrenzo's oil suitable for adl?

Is lorrenzo's oil suitable for adl?

There are: Conflicting reports of the effectiveness of lorenzo's oil in reversing or improving symptoms of ald. It's worth a try. God bless your family! http://www.Aan.Com/elibrary/neurologytoday/?Event=home.Showarticle&id=ovid.Com:/bib/ovftdb/00132985-200509000-00002. ...Read more

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What kind of oil is healthiest for cooking?

What kind of oil is healthiest for cooking?

Olive, coconut and..: Olive oil is healthy for cooking at low temperature but is not healthy when exposed to high heat. For higher heat i recommend coconut oil, which has many health benefits and does well at high temperatures. Hi-oleic safflower oil is also good for high temperatures. See http://integrativemed.Kumc.Edu/school-of-medicine/integrative-medicine/health-topics/healthy-cooking-oils.Html for a good article. ...Read more

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