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Bitter Melon Leaves Health Benefits
Can help treat it:
I'm not aware of research showing bitter melon preventing diabetes (though it could) but studies show it can be beneficial in treating diabetes- see http://www.Diabetes. Co. Uk/natural-therapies/bitter-melon. Html
it will help the best if combined with a healthy low-glycemic diet ; other herbs ; nutrients- see http://bit. Ly/1fuhuyp
if I had diabetes I would try a raw food diet- see http://bit. Ly/14ozp4j. ...Read more
Studies show bitter melon can be beneficial in treating diabetes- see http://www.Diabetes. Co. Uk/natural-therapies/bitter-melon. Html
It will help the best if combined with a healthy low-glycemic diet & other herbs & nutrients- see http://bit. Ly/1fuhuyp
If I had diabetes I would try a raw food diet- see http://bit. Ly/14ozp4j ...Read more
Yes, see below::
Yes, there is evidence that both of these are effective in lowering blood sugar. Most of the studies on bitter melon are animal studies so more research is needed but many have found it effective- see http://tinyurl.com/zygunvx and look at the 2013 article it links to.
The evidence on cinnamon is more contradictory. Like all medicines, it helps some more than others: http://tinyurl.com/h8h29fj ...Read more
Is it ok to drink bitter melon tea while taking levemir, (insulin detemir)metfomin, voctoza and other meds?
Mgt: Some drinks which contain grapefruit and other fruit juices may alter drug levels. I would recommend checking with your pharmacist as well. ...Read more
Will bitter melon tablets work for people with type 2 diabetes so they don't have to take januvia (sitagliptin) or metformin?
Nope: No. There is no clinical effect from taking bitter melon that would be so pronounced as to negate the need for metformin or januvia (sitagliptin). Both metformin and Januvia (sitagliptin) are however great medications which in combination with a controlled carbohydrate diet work extremely well. ...Read more
Bitter kola: http://www.livestrong.com/article/158822-uses-of-garcinia-kola/Get a more detailed answer ›
Possible miscarriage: It is thought that eating a large amount of bitter melon might cause miscarriage or pre-term labor. Many women do have some in pregnancy without ill effects but it might be wise to avoid. See http://naturalmedicinejournal. Com/article_content. Asp? Edition=1;section=2;article=371 ; http://ehealthforum. Com/health/dangers-of-bittergourd-during-pregnancy-t371406-a1. Html. ...Read more
Could bitter melon by tablets work for people with type 2 diabetes so they don't have to take januvia, (sitagliptin) metformin or any pharmacist medication?
Diabetes: The most important thing with Diabetes is to tightly control your blood glucose. There are many natural and prescription medications out there, but the disease will slowly take its toll on your body, even under good control, eventually. I encourage you to NOT make decisions about your medication regimen, and to see an Endocrinologist for control of your diabetes, or you may suffer consequences! ...Read more
Jack fruit leaves: http://appealingheart.blogspot.com/2013/06/jackfruit-health-benefits-fruit-pulp.htmlGet a more detailed answer ›
Pepper tree leaves: http://www.nutrition-and-you.com/black_pepper.htmlGet a more detailed answer ›
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
And much more: Physical, mental and emotional improvements.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes !: http://www.news-medical.net/news/2007/09/18/30002.aspxGet a more detailed answer ›
Mostly GI: In limited studies, ginger was found to be more effective than placebo for treating nausea caused by seasickness, morning sickness and chemotherapy. Other preliminary studies showed that ginger may affect arthritis pain or have blood thinning and cholesterol lowering properties. ...Read more
Massage can be usefu:
Massage can be very useful with proper medical supervision for a variety of conditions. Specially trained therapist assist with lymphedema management.
Massage can assist in the treatment of muscle spasm and pain management for a variety of musculoskeletal condiditons.
Massage therapy is often a good adjunct to pt when muscle pain and tightness impede function. ...Read more
Get the lead out.: If, in what you mean by body composition, is the ratio of fat to lean body mass, then there is are many benefits. Aerobic exercise to enhance the respirator, cardiovascular and nervous systems as well as improve strength. Red blood cell and oxygen carrying potential are enhanced. Strength training promotes muscle cell enlargement and strength. You look, think and breath better, just to name a few, ...Read more
YES!!! many benefits:
Dark chocolate contains polyphenols and other flavonoids, procyanidans & antioxidants. It also contains mood-enhancing chemicals like phenylethylamine, theobromine, serotonin & anandamide. It lowers systolic blood pressure an average of 5 points & diastolic 3 points & lowers LDL cholesterol by up to 10%. Even LDL cholesterol is only dangerous
when it is oxidized & chocolate prevents this. See comment:. ...Read more
There are None: There are no known health benefits of smoking tobacco products & smoking anything else is debateable except that there is some evidence that smoking pot does decrease the side-effects of some anti-cancer treatments. Smoking causes a wide range of problems from copd, emphysema, oral cancer, to lung cancer. ...Read more
Many good benefits: Cinnamon might be best known for significantly lowering blood sugar and can reduce it 18-29%, but is also a potent anti-oxidant, good anti-inflammatory and lowers cholesterol 12-26%. It is also a broad-spectrum anti-microbial. For more information see http://www.Whfoods. Com/genpage. Php? Tname=foodspice&dbid=68. ...Read more