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Fruit Juice (Definition)

There is no indication for giving babies under one year of age fruit juices. Fruit juices do not contain the healthy nutrients that ...Read more


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What is grapefruit juice good for?

What is grapefruit juice good for?

Nutritional value +: grapefruit has nutritional value. However because of its metabolic effects it can interact with medications often increasing the potency of the medication. Therefore it's important that you discuss with your physician if there are certain medications that are you taking because it can now only increase the efficacy of the medication but can also increase the toxicity ...Read more

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What in grapefruit juice causes you to lose weight?

What in grapefruit juice causes you to lose weight?

It doesn't: Grapefruit does not cause one to lose weight other than filling your stomach with a low calorie beverage. By doing this you help to keep your appetite in check. ...Read more

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Why does grapefruit juice often interact with medications?

Why does grapefruit juice often interact with medications?

Grapefruit: http://www.rxlist.com/grapefruit-page3/supplements.htm. The grapefruit may ^ the effects of many medications. ...Read more

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Grapefruit juice might interact with medications please elaborate!, what to do?

Grapefruit juice might interact with medications please elaborate!, what to do?

Check with pharmacis: There are many medications that should not be taken with grapefruit juice, please speak with your pharmacist about specific ones. ...Read more

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Hi. I heard that grapefruit juice can be a problem with my artovastin pills. Is that true? Thanks

Hi. I heard that grapefruit juice can be a problem with my artovastin pills. Is that true? Thanks

Yes: Grapefruit and grapefruit juice may increase the absorption of Atorvastatin from the GI tract causing more of the drug to end up in the bloodstream. This may lead to increased adverse effects on the liver and kidney. It's best not to drink grapefruit juice or eat grapefruits, tangelos, or seville oranges while you're on the medication. ...Read more

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How does grapefruit juice help you nutritionally?

How does grapefruit juice help you nutritionally?

Grapefruit juice: Can be part of a healthful diet, because it contains vitamin c and potassium that your body needs to function well. It also is high in antioxidants -- and pink grapefruit has lycopene in it. Eating the whole fruit is healthier than drinking the strained juice -- your body enjoys the fiber, and the pectin can help lower cholesterol. <a href="http://tinyurl.Com/5n3xx4" rel="nofollow" target="_bl. ...Read more

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Grapefruit juice reacts very badly with some medications. which are they?

Grapefruit juice reacts very badly with some medications. which are they?

Grapefruit/ juice: may interact with a # of meds to include: Dexedrine, Adderall, Desoxyn, Ritalin, Halcion, Versed, Mogodon, Norvir, Zoloft, Lustral, Lipitor, Mevacor, Zocor, Buspar, Levothyroxine,Xanax, Doral, Valium, Verapamil, Prandon, Luvox, Codiene, Seroquel, Serzone, Oxycodone, dextromethorphan, Viagra, Cialis, Levitra, (vardenafil) Trazodone, Tegretol, cisapride, etc. Ask your pharmacist for more info. ...Read more

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Is there an issue with Hyzaar and Grapefruit juice?

Is there an issue with Hyzaar and Grapefruit juice?

Not important: it may reduze the enzyme effectiveness in the liver to metabolize the hyzaar so you get a more potent ,longer lasting effect, so if you drink gratefruit juice , you could take half the dose of hyzaar for the same effect or just take it as is and get more bang for your buck. not harmful to liver except as originally put , slight risk ...Read more

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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more