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What will be the possible reaction in body when any citrus food is taken with milk? Any harmful effects?
No harm: The acid in citrus food will hasten the curdling of milk that naturally occurs in the stomach. There is nothing to be said for or against taking milk with citrus, let your taste be the guide. ...Read more
Antioxidants : Citrus is a rich source of antioxidant phytonutrients including flavanones, anthocyanins, limonin & polyphenols. Citrus reduces risk of heart disease, cancer, kidney stones, ulcers & arthritis. I advise the whole fruit though juice is ok if fresh-squeezed. The peels have great benefits too! see http://www.Whfoods.Com/foodstoc.Php and click on oranges, grapefruit & lemon/limes for details! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cold remedies: Cold tips: for sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). * for congestion – saline nose drops or a netti pot. *for anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup.**for hydration- lots of water. Try clear broth. * add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. Add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Food: The pitt of a citrus fruit would have no health benefits. Any 'rumors' to the contrary would be false myths. ...Read more
Sometimes.: Classically, people with latex allergy are often allergic to bananas. ...Read more
Modified citrus pectin sold contains lead when they r supposed to remove lead. Is this true & safe?
Question?: I'm not clear on exactly what you are asking. I recommend modified citrus pectin to any patients with high Galectin-3 levels. I'm not aware of a problem with lead contamination of it. Best wishes to you. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How long does it take for dairy, citrus, and gluten to complete exit your system? Consumed all 3 and problems with all 3. I hear 3 weeks?
Exit times?: MeghanS006~ normal bowel transit time is about 5days from swallowing to defecation. I think you can be assured that all of those mentioned should have transited during that time. Even if you doubled that time, you do not arrive at 3 weeks. I would say that in 1 week to 10 days you can say that these entities have been excreted from the body thanks ...Read more
Yes: It all depends. If you are taking medication for GERD it probably will blunt any burning when you ingest lime juice. If not on medication I would advise any type of food that will aggravate your esophagus & stomach like citrus should be avoided. GERD stands for gastroesophageal reflux disease ...Read more