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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Ginger (Definition)

Human studies suggests that 1g daily of ginger may be effective for nausea and vomiting in pregnant women when used for short periods (no longer than 4 days). Several studies have found that ginger is better than placebo in relieving morning sickness. In a small study of 30 pregnant women with severe vomiting, those who took 1 gram of ginger every day for 4 days reported more relief from vomiting than those who took placebo. In a larger study of 70 pregnant women with nausea and vomiting, those who received a similar dosage of ginger felt less nauseous and did not vomit as much as those who received placebo. Pregnant women should ask their doctor before taking ginger, and should be careful not take more ...Read more


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Is it safe to drink DIET ginger ale in pregnancy?

Is it safe to drink DIET ginger ale in pregnancy?

OK in moderation: Soft drinks are best enjoyed as an occasional treat, rather than a daily habit. Most diet ginger ale is caffeine-free, which is helpful. The sweetner is usually aspartame, which is FDA-approved in pregnancy. It should be OK to consume diet ginger ale in moderation. ...Read more

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Is ginger ale good for heartburn?

Is ginger ale good for heartburn?

Ginger tea, not ale: Ginger is an old folk remedy for heartburn. Many report it helps though i'm not aware of formal research on this. It may not help everyone but has many proven health benefits. However, i would not recommend ginger ale, which is usually loaded with toxic high-fructose corn syrup; use ginger tea instead. See http://www.Greenmedinfo.Com/blog/can-ginger-beat-out-multi-billion-dollar-acid-blockers. ...Read more

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How come ginger ale is good for your stomach?

How come ginger ale is  good for your stomach?

Benefits of ginger: Ginger is a medicinal herb with many , proven health benefits. It helps nausea, motion sickness & morning sickness. It is also a powerful anti-inflammatory. However, even better than ginger ale, which these days usually contains lots of sugar in the form of high-fructose corn syrup, is to make ginger tea, which can be sweetened with honey. See www.Whfoods.Com/genpage.Php?Tname=foodspice&dbid=72. ...Read more

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I'm wondering is ginger ale good for treating sore throats?

I'm wondering is ginger ale good for treating sore throats?

Ginger tea: Ginger tea is a remedy for sore throat. Boil freshly sliced, peeled ginger root in water until the tea is tan. Add 3 tbsp of honey. Sip to help relieve sore throat pain and to accelerate healing. Ginger ale can be used for nausea. ...Read more

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I was wondering is ginger ale good for an upset stomach?

I was wondering is ginger ale good for an upset stomach?

Yes, it may help: You might want to let the ginger ale flatten (lose its carbonation) first. Carbonation can irritate your stomach lining. ...Read more

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What is a good diet?

What is a good diet?

Balanced diet: A diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits and whole grains; low in saturated fats; no tobacco; no more than one drink a day, execersie at least 150 minutes/wk and eat only as much as is needed to maintain your ideal body weight. ...Read more

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What is a good diet?

What is a good diet?

Mediterranean diet: A good diet really isn't a diet b/c diets are temporary. Instead, look to make a lifestyle change. With that said, recent randomized controlled trial demonstrated ability of mediterranean diet to prevent heart disease. Check out http://alvinblin.Blogspot.Com/2013/02/mediterranean-diet-prevents-heart.Html. Just remember that this needs to become a way of life. And don't forget to get/stay active. ...Read more

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What can be a good diet for me?

What can be a good diet for me?

Don't diet: The science is clear. Although you can lose weight with certain diets, the weight almost never stays off. Forget dieting altogether. Read my blog on the subject at. http://mdprevent.blogspot.com/2013/11/stop-weight-loss-madness.html. ...Read more

Dr. Arthur Heller
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Diet (Definition)

refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more