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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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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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Can , unpasteurized, fresh squeezed orange juice cause harm to a fetus? I know unpasteurized milk and cheese should be avoided .

Can   , unpasteurized,  fresh squeezed orange juice cause harm to a fetus?  I know unpasteurized milk and cheese   should be avoided .

Be safe: If you are cleaning, peeling, and squeezing the fresh oranges yourself, the risk is probably low. If, however, you are not directly controlling the preparation, you should probably avoid pasteurized drinks during pregnancy. ...Read more

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Freshness of fruits and vegetable juice how many hour befire they lapsed?

Freshness of fruits and vegetable juice how many hour befire they lapsed?

No rules: It is generally recommended to use as fresh (soon) as possible, as the deactivation of the most healthy nutrients -and the unpredictable interactions of a particular mix- starts very soon after prepared the juice. No fixed rule about hours is universally the truth (different factors will influence it). Drink it fresh. ...Read more

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Ok to have fresh juice for breakfast? How many and what should I juice? Working out, went from 205-195 in 25 days, feeling healthier, is it long term?

Yes: Fresh juice is great! some juices contain a lot of carbohydrates though, so if you're trying to lose weight go easy on the volume. Also grapefruit juice can interfere with some medications (especially lipid lowering drugs). Apple juice, oj, cranberry juice and grape juice all have beneficial health effects. ...Read more

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Drinking a fresh juice and there is worms in it, what to do????

Relax: As they say, "the only thing worse than finding a worm in an apple, is finding half a worm!" At least you found a whole one. It does not mean the fruit was unclean, but it must have gotten into the juice after the fruit was made into juice. You will be fine worm-wise. If you do not know who made the fresh juice there is always a fear from non-pasteurized juices of germs, tho, & if get sick see MD ...Read more

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Can drinking fresh sugar cane juice daily for 14 days be harmful?

Can drinking fresh sugar cane juice daily for 14 days be harmful?

If it comes from: clean source. In some 3rd world countries - sugar cane may be fertilized with 'night soil' (human feces). That would not be healthy. Sugar cane juice is delicious. But remember - it contains sugar - so drink in moderation. ...Read more

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How long until fresh juice loses its vitamin and mineral content?

How long until fresh juice loses its vitamin and mineral content?

One week: The minerals will stay around for quite a long time, as they are not as reactive as vitamins. Once vitamins are exposed to oxygen, they oxidize and lose their potency. Most fresh juice needs to be consumed in one to two days due to spoilage, so i would try to drink it within 3 days, just from a spoilage standpoint. ...Read more

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Is a lge glass morning and night of fresh fruit and veg juice ok for an adult?

Is a lge glass morning and night  of fresh fruit and veg juice ok for an adult?

Yes: But the juice should also contain at least a good part of the fiber, for it is an important part of fruit and vegetable nutrition. ...Read more

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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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Is it healthy to live solely off of fresh vegatable and fruit juice for 60 days? Just the juice and water nothing else.

Calories: Nope. Not in any way. Eating 100% carbs will leave your muscles weak, your hormones unbalanced, and your immune system near collapse. Why would anyone attempt this? ...Read more

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Can a 9 month ild drunk fresh pomegranite juice?

Can a 9 month ild drunk fresh pomegranite juice?

Babies ; Food: As long as this juice is dilute and not replacing any of the necessary milk or formula. There is no protein in juice and there is no calcium. So, please do not let this juice take the place of the necessary nutrients your baby needs. ...Read more

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Does fresh sugar cane juice cause harm or cause diabetes?

Does fresh sugar cane juice cause harm or cause diabetes?

Yes!: It is sugar with a few minerals. Nothing else. It is essentially useless calories, with no specific health benefits, as is regular cane sugar! sugar consumption is far too high in our country! it is one of the major causes for obesity and type 2 diabetes! ...Read more

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How should I drink espom salt for a good cleansing . Do i mix it with fresh grapefruit juice ?

Bad idea: The mix of epsom salts and grapefruit juice will produce some interesting bowel movements -- dupes may even be told they have passed their gallstones. This kind of thing can land you in the intensive care unit. Why not get with a sensible physician who's open to "holistic medicine" and talk about some lifestyle stuff that will really make you healthier? Best wishes. ...Read more