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Cherry Fruit Extract Side Effects
Limited data: Since the extract dose contain small amounts of caffeine one could suffer the same side effects that others note from caffeine intake. Additionally, the chlorogenic acid which is one of the major chemicals in the extract, may also play a laxative role(as it is found in prunes too) and lead to some diarrhea. Overall very limited data is available in this regards. Best of luck. ...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?
Unknown: They are probably;y unknown as herbal medicines have not been extensively studied as prescription medicines. You should NOT take any herbs, vitamins, over the counter medications without the explicit consent of your doctor. Be careful. ...Read more
1.Which flavour in Lipton green tea reduces cholestrol and fat?
2.Does it have any side effects?
3.Consuming Lipton Tea have any side effects for T
Very good but...: Green tea has many proven health benefits;it's rich in antioxidants like catechins.Among the proven benefits of green tea: preventing cardiovascular disease & many diff. cancers, lowers cholesterol & blood sugar, protects the liver. The main side effects are due to caffeine but decaf forms are available.Lipton is OK but I advise organic teas. See http://umm.edu/health/medical/altmed/herb/green-tea ...Read more
Sodium laureth sulfate, ginseng extract, grapefruit peel extract and papaya extract. Are any of these ingredients bad when pregnant ?
None.: Green tea powder is a potent anti-oxidant and will not interfere with pravastatin or diltiazem. ...Read more
Is slim-vie a safe herbal wt loss product? Ingred: amylum, mulberry leaf extr, jobstears seed, cassia seed extr, bitter orange extr.? Long-term use?
Grapefruit Seed Extract (GSE) vs Grapefruit Juice. The juice has some implications for medications. Does GSE have the same implications?
No, however...: Good question. The chemicals in grapefruit juice that interact with medications include naringin, bergamottin and dihydroxybergamottin. These are not found in significant amounts in Grapefruit seed extract (GSE). While pure GSE is a safe antimicrobial, I would be cautious about internal use as many products are adulterated- see http://tinyurl.com/zxcodbt See my comment for further advice. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Unlikely: You may have some changes in your stools for a day or so but otherwise there shouldn't be any problems. ...Read more
Is it safe to take carb blocker pills containing bean extract Phaseolus vulgaris and cinnamon extract Cinnamomun Cassia while taking Yaz bcp?
Yes: There should not be any adverse interaction with these. ...Read more
Will raspberry ketones with kelp, African mango caffeine anhydrous, grape seed and green tea extract reduced the efficiency of the contraceptive pill?
No.: none of those will interfere with the efficiency or efficacy of the BCP. ...Read more
Is it safe to drink tea w/ lemon balm, lemon verbena, rose hips, & hibiscus flower when taking birth control pills? Are there other risks w/ this tea?
Beetroots: 1/2 cup of beetroots contains 37 calories and 1.7 grams of fiber. May loose the fiber when it is juiced. It contains folate, (folic acid) Iron, vitamin C & antioxidants. Studies show it can be beneficial in lowering blood pressure (through nitric oxide) & ^'ing stamina. Potential side effects - it may turn stool & /or urine red. Beets have high oxalate concentration - this can impact kidney stones. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Maybe: According to the mayo clinic, research studies suggest that red and purple grape juices may provide some of the same heart benefits of red wine, including: reducing the risk of blood clots; reducing low-density lipoprotein (ldl, or "bad") cholesterol; preventing damage to blood vessels in your heart; and, helping maintain a healthy blood pressure. ...Read more
Are there natural sources of Carbonic Anhydrase Inhibitors? I've read pomegranate, milk thistle and turmeric are? True?
Verify your sources: Sadly, despite a huge level of interest in the medicinal properties of foods, or maybe because of it, there is an enormous amount of false, half true, or exaggerated information on the internet. In regards to CAI in Pomegranate, I found a review article in an Iranian pharmacy journal that cited 2 chemistry review articles, neither of which makes any mention of Pomegranate whatsoever. ...Read more
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