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Is red dragon fruit safe to eat during pregnancy?

Is red dragon fruit safe to eat during pregnancy?

Dragon Fruit: Dragon fruit (pitahaya or pitaya) which is native to south ; central america is a healthy food to eat during pregnancy. A 100 gram serving contains 1 mg of fiber, 1 mg of iron as well as magnesium, potassium ; calcium. It also contains vit c ; b vitamins. It is a rich source of lycopene (helps to lower blood pressure ; helps to prevent cancer. ...Read more

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Recently I've red-ish urine.But I dont feel any pain while peeing,also I consume red dragon fruit for diet.should I be concern?Tks.

Recently I've red-ish urine.But I dont feel any pain while peeing,also I consume red dragon fruit for diet.should I be concern?Tks.

Your query: Red urine may result from dietary factors like eating beets but more commonly indicates blood in the urine. You should have a urinalysis performed by your doctor or by a clinical lab your doctor send you to visit. ...Read more

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Does eating dragon fruit (pink flesh type) cause red stools? How do I tell whether its red dye or blood?

Does eating dragon fruit (pink flesh type) cause red stools? How do I tell whether its red dye or blood?

Check stool/food: Check when the stool are colored and relate the color with the food ingested, keep a diary. Other option see a doc with check stool for blood. ...Read more

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Lichi fruit diet?

Lichi fruit diet?

Not advisable.: When patients that come to me asking about certain diets, i turn the questioning around and ask them, "could you safely participate in this diet for your entire life?" should you eat a lichi diet for the rest of your life? If it's not safe for the rest of your life, what makes it safe for 2 weeks or 2 months. The best diet is one you can apply to your eating habits life long. ...Read more

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Eat date fruit for sex?

Eat date fruit for sex?

????: I do not know what you are asking, but there are no magic fruits to eat that will make sex better. ...Read more

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Is quince an Allergic fruit?

Is quince an Allergic fruit?

Could be: Any food can cause an allergy in a person. If you have symptoms every time you eat it, then you might be allergic or intolerant of the substance. If your symptoms go away when you don't eat it, that tells you that the particular food (quince in your case) is the culprit. ...Read more

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How much fruit should I eat

How much fruit should I eat

Ad lib.: Fruit is great, and should be included in as many meals as possible. Fruit is generally a low-calorie, high-fiber addition to any meal. Berries in a salad, an apple with a sandwich, dried fruit in breakfast cereal. ...Read more

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How much fruit to eat daily?

How much fruit to eat daily?

No one answer: There is no set guideline, but if you roughly consume about 25% of your calories as fruit (and by that I mean the actual fruit, not fruit juice), that is a pretty good in ballpark estimate of how much to eat daily. So figure out how many calories is ideal for you and eat about 1/4 of that as fruit. ...Read more

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Is a mangosteen a citrus fruit?

Is a mangosteen a citrus fruit?

Not citrus: The citrus fruits include orange, lemon, lime and grapefruit. For a little more information on citrus and citrus allergy go to: http://www.Familyallergyasthmacare.Com/2013/11/lemon-lime-orange-and-grapefruit-citrus-allergy/. ...Read more

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Is ginger a vegetable or fruit?

Is ginger a vegetable or fruit?

Ginger: Ginger is a spice but would be more consider a root vegetable. ...Read more

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Is it bad to eat too much fruit?

Is it bad to eat too much fruit?

Depends: Fruit are high in sugar, but also rich in antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals. Eating too much of anything generally means not getting enough of something else that the body needs. If you have diabetes, then too much can raise blood sugars. Try replacing a serving or two of fruit with vegetables. Freshly picked, organic vegetables can be as sweet as fruit with even more health benefits. ...Read more

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How can fruit be good for loosing fat?

How can fruit be good for loosing fat?

That depends: Some fruit is high in sugar & calories. Unburned calories are usually processsed into fats. However there are many fruits that are high in food fiber with minimal calories that would be excellent. ...Read more

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What type of fruit gives strong health?

All fruits: All fruits, when fresh, are healthful. Dried fruits may have high concetrations of sugar, such as dates. ...Read more

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Which fruit eating get very fairness ?

Which fruit eating get very  fairness ?

Misinformed?: Eating fruits, which are 100% sugar calories, has no role in the color or 'fairness' or lack of 'fairness' in your skin. ...Read more

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What type of fruit collects most toxins?

What type of fruit collects most toxins?

Strawberries, peach: From livestrong.Com: perhaps the greatest risk of toxin exposure from fruit comes from pesticide use. The risk stems from the direct application, as well as indirect contamination through water. The fruits most likely to be contaminated include apples, strawberries and peaches according to the environmental working group. Buying organic may cut the toxin amount in these fruits.Proper washing helps. ...Read more