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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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Can orange juice make my flem worse?

Possibly: Orange juice could potentially cause an inflammatory response when ingested if you have a sensitivity or allergy to it, much like anything else would if there were similar sensitivities. ...Read more

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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

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Can I give my 7 moths baby orange juice?

Can I give my 7  moths baby orange juice?

I never do: Early in training we were given elaborate reasons to introduce juices, most of which I consider bunk. I consider them flavored sugar,destined to program a kid to crave sugar as s/he ages and battle weight gain for life. I consider apple sauce, fruit wedges, etc. the proper way to use this food. I only use juices to loosen up a kids bowels when they are constipated. ...Read more

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When can a baby drink natural orange juice?

When can a baby drink natural orange juice?

9 mo, but not needed: I would say about nine months, but in moderation. Juice--even natural juice--has a lot of sugar, and isn't as nutritious as all the hype suggests. Better than 'juice drinks', yes, but not that much better. I often suggest diluting it. But, juice is not necessary for your child. It has vitamin c, yes, but that is easily obtained from many other sources. ...Read more

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Which better drinking natural orange juice or pipse?

Which better drinking natural orange juice or pipse?

Just a little OJ but: Both oj and regular soda both have too much sugar. Oj has more sugar than regular soda. Any person who can eat a fruit doesn't need oj (just eat fruit!). The question is: is the sugar going to hurt you worse or sooner, or are the chemicals in soda going to hurt you worse or sooner? If overweight, high in triglycerides, having pre-diabetes or a family history of it, the sugar is one's worse enemy. ...Read more

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Dr. Frank Holmes
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Electrolytes (Definition)

Electrolytes are substances like sodium, potassium, chloride, magnesium, hydrogen, ...Read more