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Are 10-15 gr of goji berries per day safe in pregnancy? So far, i've taken this amount every day (i don't eat meat):is my pregnancy(4 month)in danger?

Are 10-15 gr of goji berries per day safe in pregnancy? So far, i've taken this amount every day (i don't eat meat):is my pregnancy(4 month)in danger?

Unknown, prob. fine: As is often the case, there is little research on this subject. Some people say that goji berries contain betaine (; perhaps other compounds) that can cause miscarriage but if you did not have a miscarriage in the first 3 months it is unlikely now. Others recommend 10 gr/day- see http://www.Thesuperfoods.Net/goji-berry/should-you-take-goji-berries-during-pregnancy i think you should not worry! ...Read more

Dr. Bernard Seif
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When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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What benefits are there with eating goji berries?

What benefits are there with eating goji berries?

Goji berries: Goji berries are a very interesting food with good antioxidant content. There are also some research reports of benefit in preventing macular degeneration: http://tinyurl.Com/mpsxhfd ; reinforcing immune defense: http://tinyurl.Com/kldryqc ; also possible neuroprotective attributes: http://tinyurl.Com/llffau8 unfortunately they don't cure the cognitive problems with alzheimer's, though. ...Read more

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Are goji berries really a super food or is it just rumor?

Are goji berries really a super food or is it just rumor?

They are packed: With antioxidants. I have a goji tree growing in my garden. ...Read more

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Can my husband take acai berry and goji berry tablets with lansoprazole ?

Can my husband take acai berry and goji berry tablets with lansoprazole ?

Probably...: Lansoprazole (prevacid) is best taken on an empty stomach first thing in the am followed by a protein meal 30 minutes later. That said, if the medication does not seem to be helping the problem your husband is taking the medication for, he might try taking the supplements later in the day. Good luck! ...Read more

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Is it healthy to eat goji berries?

Is it healthy to eat goji berries?

Weak Evidence: Evidence is scarce to support the purposed health benefits. Most studies as of yet are poor quality and small studies. ...Read more

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I've just been reading about the miracle effects of the goji berry. How true is it?

I've just been reading about the miracle effects of the goji berry. How true is it?

Goji berries: Goji berries are a very interesting food with good antioxidant content, but what "miracle effects" are you referring to? There are research reports of benefit in preventing macular degeneration: http://tinyurl.Com/mpsxhfd ; reinforcing immune defense: http://tinyurl.Com/kldryqc ; also possible neuroprotective attributes: http://tinyurl.Com/llffau8 no miracles with alzheimer's though. ...Read more

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Is eating goji berries going to increase my weight?

Is eating goji berries going to increase my weight?

If you eat enough of: Anything it will contribute to weight gain. The key is moderation. Dried goji berries contain approximately 90 calories per ounce with 18 grams of carbohydrates, 4 grams of protein and 3 grams of dietary fiber. ...Read more

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Is it ok to eat a lot of dried goji berries? My body feels a little warmer after eating them.

Is it ok to eat a lot of dried goji berries? My body feels a little warmer after eating them.

Goji berries: I am not aware of any problem with people eating them or drinking juice from them. When you say "a lot", this needs to translate into a real #. Feeling warmer after eating them - not sure if related. Slow down on eating them and see if that gets better. ...Read more