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Is my vegetable intake okay? I eat mostly green veggies(broccoli, mixed greens, green pepper, green beans, etc.). My fruit intake is quite colorful.

Is my vegetable intake okay? I eat mostly green veggies(broccoli, mixed greens, green pepper, green beans, etc.). My fruit intake is quite colorful.

Sounds good to me: I recommend people eat fruits & vegetables of all colors as the colors are made by different beneficial micronutrients. It's great that you're eating the veggies you do & that you're getting colorful fruits, so you're doing fine, but consider adding in some red/orange/yellow peppers, onions, carrots, tomatoes & purple cabbage. You might also consider seeing a good homeopath for your thought issues. ...Read more

Protein (Definition)

Proteins are large molecules made up of a smaller class of molecules called amino acids. Proteins play an enormous role in the function of our bodies including enzymes, messengers, replicating dna, ...Read more


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Which are leafy green vegetables?

Here are a few: Green leafy vegetables: mustard greens, broccoli, romaine lettuce, cabbage, iceberg lettuce, kalen, collard greens, turnip greens, spinach ; swiss chard. ...Read more

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Which are healthier: black olives or green?

Which are healthier: black olives or green?

No preference: Medicine does not have a stake in this game. There would be no preference or specific health benefit from olives. They are both considered to be 'fat' calories. ...Read more

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Can darker green tea mean healtheir green tea?

Can darker green tea mean healtheir green tea?

Not necessarily.: Tea is derived from the camellia sinensis tree. The leaves contain antioxidant polyphenols. Studies suggest green tea can assist with glycemic control, have an anti-carcinogenic effect as well as leading to a reduced heart disease death rate. White & red tea are very healthy. ...Read more

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Does adding erythritol to green/ black tea reduced it's antioxidants?

Does adding erythritol to green/ black tea reduced it's antioxidants?

No evidence,However:: Erythritol may be the safest natural sweetener available. I know of no evidence it reduces antioxidants in tea. See http://authoritynutrition.com/erythritol/ HOWEVER, if you're drinking tea with erythritol it's probably bottled tea which only has a tiny fraction of the antioxidants in home-brewed tea.So avoid bottled tea but you can add erythritol to home-brewed tea. See http://tinyurl.com/p9c6948 ...Read more

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Broccoli, spirulina, and green tea extract, are these healthy?

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

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Do green leafy vegetables harden stool?

Do green leafy vegetables harden stool?

Not normally: They are full of dietary fiber. Try mustard greens, broccoli, romaine lettuce, cabbage, iceberg lettuce, kalen, collard greens, turnip greens, spinach ; swiss chard. Insure that you hydrate well. ...Read more

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Does green coffee bean extract cause itchy skin?

Does green coffee bean extract cause itchy skin?

It can...: ...If you are allergic to it, or just have very sensitive skin. ...Read more

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Do canned green beans have about the same health benefits as fresh green beans?

Do canned green beans have about the same health benefits as fresh green beans?

Fresh fruits and: vegetables are most nutritious, next comes frozen, and last comes canned. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Is black or green tea better?

Is black or green tea better?

Green much healthier: Green tea has been proven to have remarkable health benefits because it is rich in antioxidant polyphenols known as catechins, as well as l-theanine which has a calming effect. Black tea is green tea that has been oxidized and fermented, a process that destroys most of the beneficial catechins & theanine. In a sense, black tea is green tea that is spoiled. See comment for link to info on benefits:. ...Read more

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Why are iron rich foods green?

Why are iron rich foods green?

They aren't: Vegetarians exert a lot of influence in the usa, and government publications about "iron-rich foods" include stuff like spinach, which is loaded with iron that you can't absorb or use. Your best source of iron if you do not supplement is meat and liver. If you are found to be iron-deficient, your physician will try to determine why so as not to miss serious disease causing blood loss. ...Read more

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Does green coffee beans affect warfarin?

Does green coffee beans affect warfarin?

No one knows 4 sure: Warfarin is probably my least favorite of all pharmaceuticals because virtually every medicine & food seems to affect it & things that increase its activity can be dangerous. I thus try to use alternative treatments. However, regular coffee does not seem to affect it much & green coffee likely also does not. I can't find any research on this. If you take it be sure to monitor your protime to see. ...Read more

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Can iron supplements turn your pee green?

Can iron supplements turn your pee green?

Urine Color: Depending on the dye used in your particular supplement it certainly could cause your urine to be green. ...Read more

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Is lipton bottled green tea from wal mart just as healthy as green tea in packets that you boil?

Is lipton bottled green tea from wal mart just as healthy as green tea in packets that you boil?

Not necessarily: It depends on what additives are in the bottled tea. Often they contain a lot of sugar or artificial sweeteners. If you make your own tea (from the packets) you can control what else goes into your tea. ...Read more

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Can wheat or milk protein change stool color?

Can wheat or milk protein change stool color?

Yes: Stool color changes with dietary content, hydration status, viruses, and lots of other variables. ...Read more

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Green tea is good for?

Green tea is good for?

Quenching your : Thirst. It has antioxidants and may be useful in preventing cell damage from oxidants. But the useful effects are difficult to quantitate. ...Read more

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