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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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Which brand of aloe vera juice tastes best?

Which brand of aloe vera juice tastes best?

Don't base on taste!: In choosing aloe vera juice I believe taste is much less important than which is most beneficial- do you want a good tasting brand that is ineffective? And different people may have different ideas on which tastes best- it's a bit like asking which wine tastes best! There are many brands, each claiming to be the best. In my comment are links to help you choose quality brands. Taste them yourself! ...Read more

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What acai juice brands are the best for health and weight loss?

What acai juice brands are the best for health and weight loss?

They're not!: Acai juice and any other otc garbage doesn't help with weight loss. Only if you're trying to lose weight in your wallet. Why would you take something when you don't know what's in it or whether it'll harm you -- particularly when it won't help you. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. Invest in healthy nutrition, weight loss, diet, etc. ...Read more

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Which is the best lemon juice brand to lose belly fat?

Which is the best lemon juice brand to lose belly fat?

Lemon Juice won't: Lead to loss of abdominal fat.. Spot fat loss does not occur naturally. By losing weight in general some will probably be abdominal fat. But, we don't get to choose what area of body fat is lost from. Eat healthy ; be physically active. Calories burned must > those consumed. Tighten ab's: crunches, reverse crunches, exercise ball crunches, pelvic thrusts, lying leg raises, side bridge ; “bicycle. ...Read more

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Is vegetable juice as good for you as whole vegetables?

Is vegetable juice as good for you as whole vegetables?

Not realy: Vegetable juice can be an easy way to increase the amount of vegetables in your diet, but you shouldn't routinely use it to replace whole vegetables.
While vegetable juice has plenty of vitamins and minerals, it's lower in fiber and less filling than is a serving of most whole vegetables. Enough fiber in your diet may reduce your risk of constipation, high cholesterol, high blood sugar. ...Read more

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V8 juice healthy? Is it an alternative to vegetables or should we still be eating our veggies?

V8 juice healthy? Is it an alternative to vegetables or should we still be eating our veggies?

It is okay: A v8 is relatively healthy although it is thought that the less processed the better so more whole food approaches are thought to be even healthier. It would probably be healthier than a soda! If you are watching sodium you could try to get the low sodium version. Stay safe! ...Read more

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Other than fibre... What is the benefit of eating whole vegetables as opposed to vegetable juice?

Other than fibre... What is the benefit of eating whole vegetables as opposed to vegetable juice?

Less sugar: Vegetable juice has a substantial amount of sugar from the veggies that it is made from. You will take in more calories from juice than if you eat a few servings of vegetables. Fiber is an issue too, and fiber from vegetables helps to reduce the risk of diabetes, colon cancer, diverticulosis, and obesity. ...Read more

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I plan to start juicing fruits and vegetables. Do you think that there is a significant health benefit?

I plan to start juicing fruits and vegetables. Do you think that there is a significant health benefit?

Fruits and veggies: Yes, there are excellent benefits to f&v's including cardiovascular disease reduction, cancer reduction and a weight managment. Good for you! Much better than a vitamin. ...Read more

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My diet does not consist of too many vegetables. Can I get the same nutrients from those vegetables by juicing them?

My diet does not consist of too many vegetables. Can I get the same nutrients from those vegetables by juicing them?

Different benefits: With juicing you get a greater concentration of nutrients from inside the plant cells, but you miss out on the benefits of certain enzymes and the natural interaction of food with your body. You also bypass the benefit of fiber. Don't only juice (of course you want to go organic whenever possible). Chew colorful fruits and vegetables. ...Read more

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Freshness of fruits and vegetable juice how many hour befire they lapsed?

No rules: It is generally recommended to use as fresh (soon) as possible, as the deactivation of the most healthy nutrients -and the unpredictable interactions of a particular mix- starts very soon after prepared the juice. No fixed rule about hours is universally the truth (different factors will influence it). Drink it fresh. ...Read more

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Will I be able to add avocados to my juiced fruits and vegetables when juicing?

Will I be able to add avocados to my juiced fruits and vegetables when juicing?

No laws!: Juicing is like any other cooking. There are no strict rules. Tons of suggestions though online about what mixes well together and what does not. There's a lot of fat in avocado. We all need to limit fat, whether good fats or bad, in our diet. (People who only eat food fried in avocado oil all day long, will be just about as sick/fat as any other person eating food fried in any other fat.) ...Read more

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Should I be giving my baby fruit and vegetable juices if I am also formula-feeding him?

Should I be giving my baby fruit and vegetable juices if I am also formula-feeding him?

No: The answer is no. If breast-feeding is not possible, infant formulas contain all of the required nutrients needed by healthy infants. Juices have no nutritional value and should not be used. They provide unneccessary calories and will probably interfere with normal feeding. Occasionally pediatricians will use juice as a natural laxative for a constipated baby, but otherwise juice should not be used. ...Read more

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Does mixing fruit and vegetable juices with soda take away some of the nutritional benefits?

Soda is one of the: Worst things for your body. Avoiding it is a really good idea ...Read more

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Will v8 vegetable juice affect my warfarin levels?

Will v8 vegetable juice affect my warfarin levels?

Prothrombin time: V8 juice or leafy vegetables do not affect warfarin level but reduce its effectiveness, If you change your diet, consult your doctor to reassess prothrombin time, Prothrombin time (PT) is the test used to monitor the effectiveness and safety of warfarin. ...Read more

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Is v-8 juice a good source of vegetables if u have cancer?

Is v-8 juice a good source of vegetables if u have cancer?

Maybe not: I really enjoy the stuff myself, but it's very salty. Cancer patients may or may not have trouble getting rid of the extra sodium. Why not eat the vegetables right from your local farmer's market? Cheaper and tastier. ...Read more

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Does juicing vegetables causes indigestion?

Does juicing vegetables causes indigestion?

It could: Eating or drinking anything can lead to heartburn in some people. ...Read more

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What vegetables juice can help me increase my daily vegetable consumption?

What vegetables juice can help me increase my daily vegetable consumption?

Color: The best ones are the red and yellow veggies, carrots, squash etc. But don't overdo them because your skin will turn yellow from the carotene. But any and all of the veggies are good because they contain substances that help to prevent cancer, many of which are still unknown. Don't forget garlic in your diet but not as a juice. It has very benefical properties. ...Read more

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Recently taking an interest in juicing. Use mostly vegetables. Has juicing been shown effective for relief of chronic pain?

Recently taking an interest in juicing. Use mostly vegetables. Has juicing been shown effective for relief of chronic pain?

No: The people who derive the most benefit from juicing are the manufacturers and sellers of juicers. Juicing is very effective at relieving the purchasers of juicers of painful wallet bulge. ...Read more

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What can happen to my childrens health if they don't eat any vegetables? I have 2 girls-- 8 years & 5 years. They refuse to eat any vegetables, no matter what form or how I try to hide them in certain foods. Will not drink any juice that has ve

What can happen to my childrens health if they don't eat any vegetables? I have 2 girls-- 8 years & 5 years. They refuse to eat any vegetables, no matter what form or how I try to hide them in certain foods. Will not drink any juice that has ve

Picky: Picky eaters can drive a parent nuts! Luckily, many studies have shown that even though your child may only eat one or two things in the course of a day, when looking at the week or even month, they have surprisingly balanced diets. Even kids that refuse veggies will receive plenty of vitamins and minerals from other sources such as fruits, grains, dairy and meat. Relax knowing that it's your job to buy and prepare nutritious food creatively and it's their jobs to eat it. As long as your child is healthy and growing properly (you can ask their doctor about their growth charts), you can take a deep breath and know they'll be ok in the long run.

Here are a few tips for picky kids:
-get them involved. Plant a garden. Have them shop with you and pick out foods they want to try. Get them involved in the preparation. Kids are more likely to eat the foods over which they feel some ownership and pride.
-use peer pressure to your advantage. Invite over non-picky friends and serve foods your children might not normally try or eat. You might be surprised what they eat when their friends are doing it, too.
-use dips. Kids love to dip. Healthy dip suggestions are: cottage cheese, fruit and veggie purees, cream cheese, guacamole, yogurt and peanut butter.
-presentation is everything. Making food look pretty and fun is half the battle. Serve food in interesting dishes such as measuring cups or toy plates. Make "food art" with foods cut into interesting shapes with cookie cutters and using the plate to create a picture.
-encourage "trying" instead of "eating" a new food. Many children do not like veggies because they can taste very different to a kid than they do to an adult. As your children mature, so will their tastes. Foods they previously did not like may suddenly become "not so bad". And "trying" is much less intimidating than "eating".

If you are really concerned about their vitamin intake, there's nothing wrong with using a children's chewable daily vitamin to put your mind at ease. Good luck!


legal disclaimer: I am providing this general and basic information as a public service and my response to this question does not constitute a doctor-patient relationship. For any additional information, advice, or specific concerns, please speak with your own physician. The information provided is current as of the date of the answer entry. ...Read more

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What homemade vegetable juice (s) can you drink to detox?

What homemade vegetable juice (s) can you drink to detox?

See below: Add 1-2 cups of water, or 1 cup soy or almond milk, your choice of fruit-berries, bananas, citrus, etc., 2-3 cups of vegetables-kale, spinach, dandelion greens, arugula, etc., 1 Tbsp of chia, flaxseed or hemp seeds, flavor-1 Tbsp of honey, 1 tsp of ginger crystals or cinnamon, 1 Tbsp yogurt, ice & blend. To flush out toxins stay well-hydrated, eat foods high in fiber, Vit C & antioxidants. ...Read more

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Is vegetable and fruit juicing safe? And how often should I drink juice in a week?

Sanitation: The safety of juicing fresh fruits and vegetable at home depends largely on the potential for exposure to harmful bacteria and pesticides. If grown in unsanitary conditions, irrigated with contaminated water or sprayed with harmful pesticides, and if used in unpeeled, uncooked, unwashed state, the fruit and vegetable may not be safe for consumption. Washing and peeling will reduce risk ...Read more

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Is v8 100% vegetable juice good to drink for weight loss?

Is v8 100% vegetable juice good to drink for weight loss?

Not good or bad: It's neither. It, like all other foods, contain calories. To lose weight you need to burn off more calories than you take in. It's as simple as that. No specific food, supplement, vitamin, etc. Is special a calorie is a calorie and it takes 3500 to gain or lose a pound. ...Read more

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I love to drink vegetable juice. Like celery and pineapple into one. What are the goods of it in doctors opinion?

Vitamins, fiber: Vegetable juice is fairly healthy; just remember not to overdo it on fruits and starches, as this could be a significant source of carbohydrate calories as well. ...Read more