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Does using a nutritional cleanse have any health value for an adult ?

Does using a nutritional cleanse have any health value for an adult ?

Yes: We live in a toxic world. Every person has many toxins, such as heavy metals, pesticides, pcb's, dioxins, pthalates, pbb's etc. Detoxification programs can lower our body burdens of these chemicals & research shows people generally feel better after such programs & this may be the best way to prevent disease! i advise everyone to do an annual cleanse. There are many ways to cleanse- see comment:. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Nutrition (Definition)

Nutrition is the synergistic combination of nutrients found in food and water that allows the human body to perform all essential ...Read more


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I don't like onion and garlic ..Can this affect my health ? Is there other food that can give me the same nutritional value ?

I don't like onion and garlic ..Can this affect my health ? Is there other food that can give me the same nutritional value ?

Yes: There are many other foods that can give you the nutrition you can get from onions and garlic. Eating a wide variety of foods is the best way to assure yourself you are getting the protein, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals that you need. ...Read more

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How strongly do our nutritional decisions affect the health of our digestive system?

How strongly do our nutritional decisions affect the health of our digestive system?

Food affects GI: Consider the beneficial effects of live-lactobacillus yogurt when compared to the detrimental effects of some processed foods containing nitrates. Choose mindfully. Avoid fasting because of the overeating imbalance seen after the fast. Favor fresh, whole foods grown locally. ...Read more

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How do good nutritional decisions affect oral health?

How do good nutritional decisions affect oral health?

Avoid excess sugar: A diet in reduced sugar will help your overall health. Many drinks, such as sports drinks and sports gels contain large amounts of sugar and are not good for your oral and general health. ...Read more

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Can you tell me herbal teas best for health, nutritional value?

Can you tell me herbal teas best for health, nutritional value?

No one best tea.: See: http://www.webmd.com/diet/tea-types-and-their-health-benefits?page=2

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Which is now the top plan of action for improving nutritional health concerning vitamin d?

Which is now the top plan of action for improving nutritional health concerning vitamin d?

Eat more foods with: Vitamin d in them such as fish (look at labels since most d is added) and take an inexpensive generic supplement like 2000 units of d3/day. ...Read more

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What nutritional benefits do tangerines have?

What nutritional benefits do tangerines have?

Tastes good, good 4u: Tangerines are a delicious source of fiber, vitamins a and c, calcium, magnesium and phosphorus. Depending on size, there are about 40 to 100 calories in a tangerine, and most of those calories come from the sugars in the fruit (21 g). ...Read more

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What are the nutritional benefit of plantains?

What are the nutritional benefit of plantains?

1c green plantains:: 181 kcal fat 1 gm sat fat 0 gm chol 0 gm na 6mg k 739mg mg 54.8mg phos 50.3mg zinc 0.2mg cu 0.1mg sel 2.2mcg h2o 96.6g om3fa 37mg om6fa 63.6mg fiber 3.4g sugars 22.2g total carbs 47.2 g vit a 1668 iu vit c 27.2mg vit e 0.2mg vit k 1mcg vit b6 0.4mg thia 0.1mg ribo0.1mg folate (folic acid) 32.6mcg choline 20mg pantothenic acid 0.4mg protein 1.9g. ...Read more

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What are the nutritional benefits of amaranth?

What are the nutritional benefits of  amaranth?

Power packed: Amanranth is high protein, high fiber, and packed with vitamins and minerals including vitamins a, b, k, c, folic acid, and riboflavin and minerals potassium, iron, copper, calcium, magnesium, phosporus, and manganese. The oils in amaranth have been shown to prevent cardiovascular disease. It's very tasty, and is utilized in many carribean, asian, indian & other ethnic dishes. ...Read more

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