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Diseases Of Pomegranate
What are the signs and symptoms of pathogenic diseases, hereditary diseases, deficiency diseases and physiological diseases?
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Wt loss- antioxidant: The acai berry contains antioxidants (phytochemicals) which reduce free radical formation & are reported to help protect from some cancers. It is also reported to assist with weight loss however there is not yet scientific research to back this claim nor is a mechanism for weight loss known at this time. It is also used as an oil in cosmetics. ...Read more
Metabolic syndrome: High cholesterol. Also metabolic syndrome [belly chub, high blood pressure, high sugar/ triglycerides]. What you can do: eat well: good portions, whole grains, lots of fruits & veggies. Get moving 30-60 minutes every day. These are powerful things you can do for not only metabolic syndrome and high cholesterol, but also preventing cancer and being healthy all over. ...Read more
High antioxidant: A recent study shows daily consumtion of berries decreases the incidence of strokes 33%- blueberry, strawberry, black berry & raspberry etc.High in vit c & antioxidants. ...Read more
Food: The pitt of a citrus fruit would have no health benefits. Any 'rumors' to the contrary would be false myths. ...Read more
Many great benefits: Pomegranates are among the healthiest of all foods, with particular benefits for preventing and reversing cardiovascular disease, preventing cancer and enhancing immune function. See https://www.drfuhrman.com/library/article19.aspx and http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2014/05/10/pomegranates.aspx ...Read more
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Too numerous: There are so many different symptoms based on which body system is affected by the particular autoimmune disease. For example, psoriasis affects the skin but can also affect the joints. Rheumatoid arthritis affects the joints but can also affect the lungs. Lupus erythematosus can affect multiple organ systems. The symptoms generally follow the organ systems but non-specific fatigue is common. ...Read more
Soy: Probably not but it is still in discussion. If your thyroid levels are within normal limits is there any real need to take soy? If so, take your soy and keep check on your thyroid levels. Nothing will go wrong overnight. ...Read more
Numerous: Due to the disease, pts can fall and get injured, have problems swallowing and may get poor nutrition, may get confused and disoriented and need ongoing supervison and care, may get numerous medication reactions, will gradually lose ability to care for self and may become immobilized and bedridden with risk for blood clots in limbs, and of course both longevity and quality of life are impaired. ...Read more
Absolutely: Unless you smoke a cigarette afterwards :). ...Read more
What are the means by which antioxidants prevent of chronic diseases such as cancer, heart disease, and macular degeneration?
They don't: There's a whole lot of conspiracy-mongering going around these days that somehow the pharmaceutical and health care industries are suppressing some "magic bullets" that can prevent all of these diseases. If this were true, i don't know a doctor who wouldn't immediately shout it from the roof-top and get all of their patients on the stuff. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer