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Health Benefits Of Vegetable Juice
Store bought juice: Is typically loaded w/sugar and not good for you. Juicing is good in that you can drink the contents of a lot of fruits at once. The downside is that you loose the skin of the fruit, which contains a lot of nutrients. Whole natural fruits and vegetables are best. Peace and good health. ...Read more
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Hi, if I cannot eat fruits like apple and watermelon, will juicing them (in a blender) reduces the health benefits? Thanks
Fruit Sugar: There are no health benefits for these common fruits. Their calories are 100% sugars. What benefits do you think you will be missing if you juice them? ...Read more
How do I find out how much cranberry juice do you have to drink a day to get the health benefits?
Not known: Various studies involved different amounts to cranberry juice. Probably a glass a day will provided desired benefits. Many people find it too pungent & prefer cocktail. Regular c juice cocktail contains far too many calories so diet or zero calorie cocktail juic should be considered. ...Read more
Soothing or calming: The hot water will help to keep you hydrated, and that's probably the only health benefit. ...Read more
I'm taking Aloe Vera berry juice for the health benefits such as lowering sugar levels. Prediabetic. Is flavored aloe juice just as good as plain?
I have been reading lately on the health benefits of drinking hot water with fresh lemon juice. I have gerd, will the lemon do me more harm than good?
May actually help!: Many people find that drinking lemon juice actually helps GERD! However, any benefits are temporary and purely symptomatic (like the drugs that are commonly used). For an excellent and thorough discussion of how to cure GERD by addressing the underlying causes please see http://chriskresser. Com/what-everybody-ought-to-know-but-doesnt-about-heartburn-gerd ...Read more
I read of many health benefits taking water with lemon juice and a spoon of apple cider vinegar before meal. But is this bad for bones (osteoporosis)?
No those items are not bad for your bones.
You are still young to have osteoporosis. If you have it, are you being treated for osteoporosis? I don't see any osteoporosis meds on your medication list! ...Read more
I plan to start juicing fruits and vegetables. Do you think that there is a significant health benefit?
What's the difference between organic vegetables/fruits and the regular ones? What are the health benefits of eating organic fruits/ vegetables?
Organic vs non-organ: Conventional farmers apply chemical fertilizers to promote plant growth, spray synthetic insecticides to reduce pests and disease, use synthetic herbicides to manage weeds. While organic farmers apply natural fertilizers, such as manure or compost, to feed soil and plants, use beneficial insects and birds or traps to reduce pests and disease, rotate crops, till, hand weed or mulch to manage weeds. ...Read more
What can happen to my childrens health if they don't eat any vegetables? I have 2 girls-- 8 years & 5 years. They refuse to eat any vegetables, no matter what form or how I try to hide them in certain foods. Will not drink any juice that has ve
Picky eaters can drive a parent nuts! Luckily, many studies have shown that even though your child may only eat one or two things in the course of a day, when looking at the week or even month, they have surprisingly balanced diets. Even kids that refuse veggies will receive plenty of vitamins and minerals from other sources such as fruits, grains, dairy and meat. Relax knowing that it's your job to buy and prepare nutritious food creatively and it's their jobs to eat it. As long as your child is healthy and growing properly (you can ask their doctor about their growth charts), you can take a deep breath and know they'll be ok in the long run.
Here are a few tips for picky kids:
-get them involved. Plant a garden. Have them shop with you and pick out foods they want to try. Get them involved in the preparation. Kids are more likely to eat the foods over which they feel some ownership and pride.
-use peer pressure to your advantage. Invite over non-picky friends and serve foods your children might not normally try or eat. You might be surprised what they eat when their friends are doing it, too.
-use dips. Kids love to dip. Healthy dip suggestions are: cottage cheese, fruit and veggie purees, cream cheese, guacamole, yogurt and peanut butter.
-presentation is everything. Making food look pretty and fun is half the battle. Serve food in interesting dishes such as measuring cups or toy plates. Make "food art" with foods cut into interesting shapes with cookie cutters and using the plate to create a picture.
-encourage "trying" instead of "eating" a new food. Many children do not like veggies because they can taste very different to a kid than they do to an adult. As your children mature, so will their tastes. Foods they previously did not like may suddenly become "not so bad". And "trying" is much less intimidating than "eating".
If you are really concerned about their vitamin intake, there's nothing wrong with using a children's chewable daily vitamin to put your mind at ease. Good luck!
legal disclaimer: I am providing this general and basic information as a public service and my response to this question does not constitute a doctor-patient relationship. For any additional information, advice, or specific concerns, please speak with your own physician. The information provided is current as of the date of the answer entry. ...Read more
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Other than fibre... What is the benefit of eating whole vegetables as opposed to vegetable juice?
Less sugar: Vegetable juice has a substantial amount of sugar from the veggies that it is made from. You will take in more calories from juice than if you eat a few servings of vegetables. Fiber is an issue too, and fiber from vegetables helps to reduce the risk of diabetes, colon cancer, diverticulosis, and obesity. ...Read more