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What are the health risks of consuming a lot of fruits? And how much fruit is enough?

What are the health risks of consuming a lot of fruits? And how much fruit is enough?

Fruit is great!: Fruit in general is very healthy. However a well balanced diet is always recommended, it is never wise to eat only one food group. If you are a diabetic fruit contains lots of sugar which can be a concern. ...Read more

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What type of fruit gives strong health?

All fruits: All fruits, when fresh, are healthful. Dried fruits may have high concetrations of sugar, such as dates. ...Read more

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What does dried fruit do for your health?

What does dried fruit do for your health?

Nutrients and fiber: they provide nutrients and fiber. Since they are dried, they have higher sugar content in a smaller volume. 5 prunes is about 100 calories, where as one plum would have the same amount of calories, more water, and less fiber. One prune would be more filling. ...Read more

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How does eating more fruit improve you body's health?

How does eating more fruit improve you body's health?

Nutrition: Fruit contains fiber, and vitamins and nutrients for your body's optimal health. ...Read more

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Health benefits of twinings fruit teas?

May be real: Some of these contain stuff like lavendar and cammomile that will help soothe a person. Don't expect magic. A good herbalist who's evidence-based can tell you more. ...Read more

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Are sky fruit good for our health?

Are sky fruit good for our health?

Highly likely but:: I found several articles on the health benefits of sky fruit including http://www.tea-code.com/sky-fruit-seed.html and http://community.omtimes.com/profiles/blogs/powerful-health-benefits-of-mahogany-seeds-or-sky-fruit Sky fruit is rich in flavonoids and saponins which have many proven benefits. However, there's little if any research specifically on sky fruit, so it's benefits are still unproven. ...Read more

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Are there any health benefits to dried fruit?

Are there any health benefits to dried fruit?

Dried fruits: In general fresh fruits retain more nutrients, such as vitamins, minerals and flavanoids. Drying removes water from fruits so dried fruits are more concentrated with sugar and calories. Extra sweeteners like refined sugar or high-fructose corn syrup may be added to the dried fruits. So you need to practice portion control to avoid consumption of eccess calories. But they tend to be high in fiber! ...Read more

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What are the health benefits of dates (the fruit)?

What are the health benefits of dates (the fruit)?

Dates health Benefit: I commend you for good choices for your Health 1. Dates are rich in vitamins and minerals. 2. rich source of protein, dietary fiber and rich in vitamin B1, B2, B3 and B5 along with vitamin A1 and C. 3. Dates are great energy boosters as they contain natural sugars like glucose, sucrose and fructose 4. Dates are rich in potassium and reduced in sodium. This helps regulate a healthy nervous system. ...Read more

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What are the health benefits of eating jack fruit leaves?

Jack fruit leaves: http://appealingheart.blogspot.com/2013/06/jackfruit-health-benefits-fruit-pulp.html

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