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Does drinking fresh squeezed lime juice help with metabolism?

Does drinking fresh squeezed lime juice help with metabolism?

Not particularly: Unfortunately, there is no "magic bullet" in regards to foods that will significantly ramp up your metabolism. ...Read more

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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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How much vit c is in lge glass of fresh beetroot, lemon, apple, parsley, carrot juice?

How much vit c is in lge glass of fresh beetroot, lemon, apple, parsley, carrot juice?

Hard to know: This is hard to determine without the concentration of each component and the exact amount of the components in the mixture. ...Read more

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Can only fresh fruit smoothie spike my blood sugar?

Can only fresh fruit smoothie spike my blood sugar?

If you have diabetes: Any food intake in-between meals, particularly fruit smoothies, can cause a spike in glucose. Your body isn't able to quickly secrete a surge of Insulin to prevent the rise when you're on oral therapy, and if you're on insulin, it wouldn't be covered by the injections before meals or the nighttime basal insulin. If you have diabetes, avoid in-between meal snacks of any kind. You'll also gain weigh. ...Read more

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Can a breastfeeding mother do a juice cleanse? Fresh juiced fruit and vegetable juice for breakfast, lunch and dinner?

Can a breastfeeding mother do a juice cleanse? Fresh juiced fruit and vegetable juice for breakfast, lunch and dinner?

Sure.: It doesn't sound like it would have adequate calories for the woman, but should be fairly nutrient dense (watch out for too much sugar), but not harmful to the baby. Sometimes babies can be affected by the foods their mothers eat (i.E: get constipated babies if moms eat broccoli, or drink milk). ...Read more

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Is it true drinking a combination of lemon juice, ginger juice, garlic juice & apple cider vinegar, mix with honey will reduce cholesterol?

Is it true drinking a combination of lemon juice, ginger juice, garlic juice & apple cider vinegar, mix with honey will reduce cholesterol?

No: I imagine that you saw through this screwy claim. I suspect it's a cruel prank. Manage your cardiac risk profile by lifestyle and perhaps medication; especially, don't hesitate to get into serious aerobic fitness. ...Read more

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Can a pregnant woman drink sparkling grape juice?

Can a pregnant woman drink sparkling grape juice?

Staying hydrated: It is important for pregnant women to stay well hydrated. Pure water, and other fluids that do not contain alcohol or caffeine are ideal. ...Read more

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What are constipating foods? It seems like everything is... except like fresh carrot juice and fresh beet juice

What are constipating foods? It seems like everything is... except like fresh carrot juice and fresh beet juice

Water intake: If all foods are constipating, the culprit is likely to be lack of water than what you eat. Drink enough water every day so that your urine is colorless, odorless and watery. If that does not help take a fiber laxative like Metamucil, with lots of water. ...Read more

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7mo has eaten puree mango, pears, banana, carrots, sweet potatoes, squash, green beans, avocado, sweet peas. Never cereal. Does she need to? Meat?

7mo has eaten puree mango, pears, banana, carrots, sweet potatoes, squash, green beans, avocado, sweet peas. Never cereal. Does she need to? Meat?

Introducing foods: At 7 months, you can definitely introduced pureed meats. You should always introduce foods one a time to make sure a child is not allergic to a food. ...Read more

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I'm 15weeks pregnant and can i drink tropicana orange juice pasturised apart from natural oranges which are squeezed?

Yes: You can drink pasteurized Tropicana orange juice! It will help you absorb iron and has lots of great vitamins in it. I would avoid the unpasteurized, freshly squeezed orange juice from juice bars as it can contain harmful bacteria, including salmonella and E. Coli. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Does mixing juiced vegetables and fruits with soda (which I dont drink) reduce the nutrients from the fruit and vegetables?

Does mixing juiced vegetables and fruits with soda (which I dont drink) reduce the nutrients from the fruit and vegetables?

No: i would think not if you are just using soda water as a way to give it a little fizz. This would in no way change the nutrients . Carbon Dioxide is a rather inert gas in these situations., if you are using something like 7-up you are adding unnecessary calories ...Read more

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Are grape juice and apple juice bad because it turns creatine into creatinine?

I doubt it: You're taking creatine for muscle-building, right? Some folks have expressed concern about acid in some juices breaking down creatine, but these juices are far less acid than your stomach, you're not going to let the stuff sit in the juice, and we know creatine makes it through your stomach fine. Mix it with whatever seems right. ...Read more

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Are lemons good for health. I squeezed entire lemon in glass of water and drank it. Bad?

Are lemons good for health. I squeezed entire lemon in glass of water and drank it. Bad?

Food Questions: Lemons are not bad for health in any way. Lemons, have some vitamin c, but otherwise are mostly a flavor in foods and drinks. ...Read more

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