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Fruit Flies Vinegar Not Working
No.: The secret to weight loss is simple. Diet and exercise. Moderate your calorie intake with a sensible balanced diet and burn more calories than you take in. If you are very overweight or have medical problems, discuss starting an exercise routine with your physician before starting. Good luck. ...Read more
Is it safe to drink 2 tablespoons of Heinz Organic Raw Apple Cider Vinegar diluted in 6-8 oz water while breastfeeding even if it says UNPASTEURIZED?
Why risk it?: There really is no proven benefit to drinking apple cider vinegar, pasteurized or not, so why risk it while breast-feeding? I would recommend avoiding it. Hope this helps. ...Read more
I eat dried fruit each day. Some are sulfite-free. Do sulfites prevent mold or bacterial growth on the dried fruit? If so, is sulfite-free more risky?
No.: Sulfites do discourage some bacterial growth, but they are mostly used used on fruits and vegetable to prevent unpleasant browning, and on shrimp and lobster to prevent melanosis, or “black spot”. "sulfite-free" is more of a marketing tactic than anything else; but some people are allergic to sulfites, and must avoid foods and beverages that contain them. ...Read more
You can try,: Byt there is no prove it will work. ...Read more
Hello, Good Afternoon I have been drinking 2 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar 1/2 lemon with H20, can it have a negative affect to by digestive system ?
Is red wine vinegar and white wine vinegar safe to eat in salad dressing (and other foods) during pregnancy ?
Should be safe: Like everything, apple cider vinegar can have side effects. It may weaken tooth enamel. There was a single report of a woman developing osteoporosis & low potassium after drinking 8 ounces a day for 6 years, but it is not known if that was the cause & I do not advise taking so much.In general apple cider vinegar is quite safe & there is no evidence it would be harmful in someone trying to conceive. ...Read more
Taking Flagyl; I know no alcohol or soy sauce. Can I safely eat a pickle, or bbq sauce that contains distilled vinegar as an ingredient, tho?
Should be OK: Flagyl (metronidazole) has a very nasty drug interaction with ethyl alcohol (the drinking kind) in which it converts it into formaldehyde. So you will be speeding up your autopsy by the pathologist. There are medicines which contain alcohol and foods too, so check carefully! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: According to the national institutes of health, it is a myth that using apple cider vinegar, grapefruit juice. Etc. Before meals burns fats and contributes to weight loss. Loss weight by avoiding all processed sugars, flour, pasta, and rice. Eat a diet rich in vegetables and beans with plenty of fruits, nuts and whole grains. Add wild salmon and get healthy as well. ...Read more
So I want to lose weight. So I was thinking of drinking lemongrass tea mixed with cinnamon and honey. It's not poison right?
NO: No. All the ingredients you have listing are not poison and do not create a poisonous mixture. ...Read more
Theory-- No: Biochemical Fact--increasing the acidic level raises the amount of active ingredient dissociating, not the speed. More of the active ingredient may be available to be absorbed, but the reaction will not happen any faster, and effectiveness and outcome are not guaranteed for the substance you are talking about. Likewise, decreasing the acid makes less dissociate, to absorb less. So No. ...Read more
I boiled cabbage in water and salt , if I just drink the cabagge soup water without actually eating the cabbage does it have calories ?
No: No calories. But you should know that cabbage itself is very low in calories-1/2 cup of cooked cabbage is only 17 calories! ...Read more
Are raw mushrooms carcinogenic? I often steam them but not always thoroughly cooked & sometimes eat them raw. Also don't peel outer layer only rinse
Probably not: There are minute amounts of agaratine in some mushrooms, mostly removed by cooking.You neglected to identify exactly which type mushroom, and the amount of toxins varies by type. In cannot be known for certain but the risk of cancer seems to be low. Fringe "alternative" con artists claim that mushrooms can treat or prevent cancers. Nonsense. There are thousands of different cancers with different ...Read more
If i accidentally ate a piece of moldy white bread, will drinking apple cider vinegar counteract that and keep me from getting sick?
Does broiling vegetable destroy the nutrients? Talking about vegetables like zucchini, squash, pepper. If i broil them about 10 minutes, will the nutrients be intact?
Does not destroy: Broiling does not destroy the nutrients in vegetables, but it diminishes them. Broiling is an easy way to consume vegetables with minimal fat, which is a great idea. Broiling also browns them, in something called the maillard reaction. This produces flavor compounds we find pleasing. This will make you hopefully eat more vegetables. And that's good. ...Read more
Yes: I would not trust any packaged (or fresh produce) for that matter - even if organic. People touch them, they get shipped all over, chemicals added, etc. Best to wash them before consuming. ...Read more
I started adding making tea by adding ground cinammon powder to my hot water. I read about the benefits of cinnamon, but is true that it's toxic? How?
Just don't inhale it: A little cinnamon in hot water is not toxic and you can this daily. Enjoy. ...Read more
If I cannot get unsweetened yoghurt now & then, is it any good to take mildly sweet yoghurt having fruit like blueberry, pink grapefruit, & raspberry?
It's ok to: Eat in moderation.Get a more detailed answer ›
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