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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. Lynne Weixel
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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

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What should I do with my dried goji berries?

Goji Berries: Add them to cereal or yogurt. Eat them as is - as snacks. ...Read more

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Help please! is eating 150gm of goji berries going to increase my weight?

Help please! is eating 150gm of goji berries going to increase my weight?

Any added calories : Can contribute to weight gain. 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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What to do if i picked up a little pack of dried goji berries out of curiosity. What can I do with them?

You can: Eat them as is - for a snack or add them to yogurt, smoothies or cereal. Enjoy. ...Read more

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Can i take acai berry tablets while ttc and can I take acai berry with amatryptaline antidepressant or goji berry ?

Can i take acai berry tablets while ttc and can I take acai berry with amatryptaline antidepressant or goji berry ?

You can: Take acai berries while ttc, but be aware there is no proven health benefit from these berries (many theories, but no proof.) I do not know if acai taken with Elavil (amitriptyline) is safe or not. ...Read more

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Do you think goji berries can prolong life?

Do you think goji berries can prolong life?

Goji berry: Also called wolfberry, is an excellent antioxidant but no scientific proof of it prolonging life. ...Read more

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Do you eat goji berries and are they as amazing as they seem to be?

Yes, I have wolf : Berries (goji) trees in my gardens. They do fine with the snow and cold weather we have here in new england. They are chock full of antioxidants. I personally wish the taste of mine was just a little bit sweeter. They are good for health. ...Read more

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With varied vegetables in your diet, would you still benefit from goji berries?

With varied vegetables in your diet, would you still benefit from goji berries?

Goji Berries: Are brimming with antioxidants. I don't know enough about your diet to fully answer your question. But I do endorse goji berries. If you don't grow your own - i would want to know if they were sprayed with pesticides. ...Read more

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Does goji berries interfere with high blood pressure and high blood pressure medication such as bystolic (nebivolol) or lisiindpril?

Does goji berries interfere with high blood pressure and high blood pressure medication such as bystolic (nebivolol) or lisiindpril?

May be: Some common names for goji berries are chinese wolfberry, matrimony vine, lycium barbarum, gou qi zi and tibetan goji berry. This berry grows on shrubs reaching 1-3m in height in china, mongolia and himalayan regions of nepal and tibet. These berries may help to reduce BP and drug interaction is less lilly but not known. ...Read more

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I eat almost 30 goji berries a day and acne it has mega doses of vitamin a does that mean I will get toxic overdose? How much goji is too much?

I eat almost 30 goji berries a day and acne it has mega doses of vitamin a does that mean I will get toxic overdose? How much goji is too much?

I have a better idea: You're taking a proactive approach to your health, but why not choose something that will actually work? Diet's not the key to managing acne. Anyone telling you that goji berries are especially nutritious, or that acne is best treated "naturally", is misleading you. If topical benzoyl peroxide or retinoic acid haven't cleared you in two weeks, your physician can add something that will. ...Read more