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Doctor insights on: Drinking Orange Juice

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Is drinking orange juice bad for a baby?

Is drinking orange juice bad for a baby?

Juices not needed: Juices are the equivalent of giving a baby a coke. The sweetness factor contributes to water refusal. If u want baby to have the benefits of an apple, give apple sauce;oranges, peaches, pears, grapes etc. All benefit the child more when given as a natural food, not a refined extracted juice. ...Read more

Fruit Juice (Definition)

There is no indication for giving babies under one year of age fruit juices. Fruit juices do not contain the healthy nutrients that ...Read more


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What exactly can drinking orange juice do to your body?

What exactly can drinking orange juice do to your body?

Orange Juice: "the american journal of clinical nutrition." vitamin c, an essential vitamin that cannot be synthesized by the human body, is an important antioxidant, a substance that protects the body against the harmful effects of free radicals, the molecules that may cause tissue damage and early aging. ...Read more

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Would it be healthy to drink orange juice in the morning?

Would it be healthy to drink orange juice in the morning?

Yes: Healthy and can drink it any time. Be careful of number of calories. ...Read more

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Why should I drink orange juice if I haven't felt the baby move?

Why should I drink orange juice if I haven't felt the baby move?

Haven't heard that o: There's nothing to suggest you should drink orange juice -- your baby won't know either way. ...Read more

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Why do drug addicts drink orange juice when going through withdrawl?

Replenish: Orange juice would help replenish fluids and nutrients lost from the symptoms of withdrawal: vomiting, diarrhea, and sweating. ...Read more

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Is it healthier to drink orange juice with some pulp or with no pulp?

Is it healthier to drink orange juice with some pulp or with no pulp?

Doesn't matter: That doesn't matter. It's a matter of taste only. The only thing that matters is to make sure it's pure juice with no added sugar. ...Read more

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Should I be drinking orange juice while nursing?

Should I be drinking orange juice while nursing?

Yes: A woman can drink orange juice while nursing, if she was fine drinking orange juice in the past. There is not a reason for her to avoid orange juice, unless she starts to have reactions to it. If she thinks the baby is getting a reaction after each time she (the mom) drinks orange juice, then the mom should talk with the pediatrician about it. ...Read more

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Can drinking orange juice increase urine ph?

Can drinking orange juice increase urine ph?

Orange Juice: It should lower ph a bit, depending on amount and concentration. It contains citric acid. Acids lower ph, alkaline substances raise ph. ...Read more

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Why does my skin breakout if I drink orange juice?

Acne and Diet: Researchers say foods that spike blood sugar can also increase hormones. The hormones can stimulate oil production, which in turn, can trigger acne. If I drink orange or grapefruit juice, I also develop acne. ...Read more

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Can you improve your immune system by drinking orange juice?

Can you improve your immune system by drinking orange juice?

Not really: Review of current literature demonstrates a overall inconsistent set of data to suggest that orange juice, or its constituents (like vitamin c), have any broad sweeping or amazing effect on immune function. Most review papers have demonstrated that while vitamin c may reduce some symptoms of acute infections, it has not been shown to reduce the number of infections or work as prophylaxis for cold. ...Read more

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Why do I get sick after drinking orange juice? Is this an allergy?

Why do I get sick after drinking orange juice? Is this an allergy?

Not necessary: Allergy to oranges (including juice) can present as itching, hives, wheezing, vomiting, diarrhea and less likely anaphylaxis. If symptoms are limited to stomach upset only, it may be only a food intolerance possibly related to the acidity. If a person can tolerate a small amount, but GI symptoms with larger amounts, this supports an intolerance. Either way, if it bothers a person, avoid. ...Read more

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Will I still be able to drink orange juice if I'm allergic to oranges?

Will I still be able to drink orange juice if I'm allergic to oranges?

Um, NO.: You mean actual orange juice, yes? Not orange-colored "juice drinks"? If so, yes, oj is made from pureed (/"squeezed") oranges, so it will trigger your allergy. ...Read more

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I drink orange juice everyday and I drank it tonight and broke out in hives... can it be the orange juice?

I drink orange juice everyday and I drank it tonight and broke out in hives... can it be the orange juice?

Probably not: Hives are very common. OJ allergy is very rare so look for other possible causes like new meds, high risk foods like nuts and sea foods, recent respiratory infection. Many time hives come and go for no apparent reason. ...Read more

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Should I drink orange juice in a soft cardiac diet?

Oranje juice: Have always felt that oj is wasted calories. It is not harmful to your heart and is a good source of pottasium. ...Read more

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I have panic attack. Can I drink orange juice and chocolate.

Panic: Panic aside, u can consume those elements, but please do talk to your therapist/doctor about your attacks. ...Read more

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Can drinking orange juice prevent me from getting as sick from the flu?

Flu: Vitamin c is necessary for proper function but it is quite unlikely it will prevent the flu. Best. ...Read more

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If I have interstitial cystitis can I drink orange juice or other juices?

Possibly: Some people seem to be sensitive to foods that they eat or drink and others don't seem to be affected at all by what they drink. Try it and pay attention to your body. If you feel the same that day and the next, then it probably doesn't matter what you eat or drink. If you have more frequency or pain, then it might be something you need to avoid. ...Read more

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Can I drink orange juice and prune juice while on Xanax (alprazolam) Extended release?

Can I drink orange juice and prune juice while on Xanax (alprazolam) Extended release?

Fruit juice & xanax (alprazolam): It is OK to have orange or prune juice with Extended Release Xanax (alprazolam). Try to avoid grapefruit juice. ...Read more

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Is drinking orange juice bad if you have osteopenia? Because of the acid and bone loss?

Nope: Some of the orange juice is even supplemented with calcium, which may be helpful if your diet is deficient. The "acid" in orange juice is not harmful. ...Read more

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I ate a whole organic orange, skin and all and now I have bad hives. I can drink orange juice no problems. What is in the skin I'm allergic to?

The peel?: Rarely, people may be allergic to an allergen present in the peel and not the "meat" of the fruit. If your have only reaction to organic orange, then one will need to consider what has been used to grow and treat the orange when grown "organically". ...Read more

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I never drink orange juice but decided to have a small drink yesterday, it burned my stomach so bad and now it's hurts so bad. Is that a ulcer?

I never drink orange juice but decided to have a small drink yesterday, it burned my stomach so bad and now it's hurts so bad. Is that a ulcer?

Orange juice: Contains citric acid but it is not strong enough to "burn" unless you have gastritis (generalized inflammation) A gastric ulcer is unlikely to have been "silent" until the range juice!!!! You may be one of those rare individuals who react this way to orange (and other citric acid containing) foods!
Hope this helps
Dr Z ...Read more

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Hi, my female friend has a chronic pain in her left side of belly. She cannot drink orange juice, icecream, fried food, & spicy food. Kindly advice?

Hi, my female friend has a chronic pain in her left side of belly. She cannot drink orange juice, icecream, fried food, & spicy food. Kindly advice?

Seek medical exam: There are many possible problems here so the best thing is to see a doctor for a thorough history and exam. Lab tests and possibly x-rays may be needed to more accurately pinpoint the problem. Let me emphasize you need to see a doctor who will spend adequate time to obtain a thorough history of all your problems and a thorough physical examination. ...Read more

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Why do I get blisters after everytime I drink orange juice? Has never happened in the past. But blisters keep forming and popping inside my mouth 2day

Why do I get blisters after everytime I drink orange juice? Has never happened in the past. But blisters keep forming and popping inside my mouth 2day

Aphthous stomatitis: "Canker" sores become evident when exposed to any acidic material. They were already present. The juice did NOT cause them, only called your attention to them. Common aphthae are common and of unknown cause. If you have significant symptoms, see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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