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Food Products With Ascorbic Acid
I take flp product containing stabilized aloevera gel, fructose, natural cranberry and apple juice, sorbitol, ascorbic and citric acids. What are uses?
Many uses: I'm curious why you're taking a product you don't know the use for. The active ingredient is aloe vera gel- everything else is for flavor or preservatives. Aloe vera has many proven health benefits- it helps reduce inflammation, lowers blood sugar & cholesterol, soothes inflamed GI tracts, etc. You might look for aloe with less added sugars. See http://www.Naturalnews.Com/021858_aloe_vera_gel.Html. ...Read more
OJ: Orange juice is better for vit c absorption, but you need a lot to get a high dose of it. If you use naturally derived vit c, like esther c, than you will get better benefit. ...Read more
For acidity or hyperacidity, Ayurveda says to avoid foods that contain tartaric acid, citric acid, lactic acid, does this make sense?
Ayurveda for Acidity: I commend you for your desire for Good Health. Hyperacidity can be very uncomfortable. It can be due to various foods, medical condition or stress. Citric acid is used as a preservative and it can aggravate acidity. For hyperacidity, Ayurveda advises to avoid vinegar, tomatoes, sour citrus fruits, orange juice, salsa, onions, garlic, chili peppers, salty fried foods, and alcohol. ...Read more
Synthetic: "polyamino acids" are synthetic, and i don't know of any natural foods that contain them. Drug companies use them in research and drug delivery, etc. Of course proteins (that you can eat) are made up of Amino Acids (many of them!) -- so in a sense that would be like a polyamino acid. But it isn't the type the term usually means. ...Read more
Could I use skin products with licorice extract, kojic acid and hyaluronic acid? Are any of these acids or extracts harmful if pregnant?
Bebecause: Because these are topical it should not cause a problem. Not enough absorption into blood stream. ...Read more
Some ideas: Fatty liver: balanced and healthy diet and increase your physical activity. In addition to limiting calories, avoid refined, rapidly digested carbohydrates, foods such as bread, grits, rice, potatoes, corn, and concentrated sugar that is found in sports drinks, juice.Reflux:avoid coffee, tea ( regular and decaffeinated) caffeine, carbonation, alcohol, citrus, chocolate, mint , fat, spice, onions, garlic. ...Read more
Which facial toner is good for my face?
1)one that is alcohol free has green tea extract & ascorbic acid or 2)one that has alcohol denat & citric acid
Beans, oysters: Look for fortified cereals, nuts and seeds, leafy vegetables. ...Read more
Does eating spicy foods effect to mouth sore? Coz I have a mouth sore and my friend suggestd me ascorbic acid.. Whats ur opinion?
Possibly- try herbs: Canker sores have many possible causes- esp. Acidic foods like citrus & tomatoes & allergenic foods, esp. Dairy; you may need to experiment to see. Spicy foods may irritate them but seldom cause. Toothpastes with sodium lauryl sulfate may cause as well.I don't think vit c helps much but licorice root is proven to help- you can get a tincture or lozenge.Sea buckthorn oil also often helps them heal. ...Read more