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Health benefits of yogurt?

Health benefits of yogurt?

Many:): First, it contributes healthy bacteria to your digestive tract; it is the original probiotic! This can improve digestion as well as immune function. Yogurt is a dairy product and as such contains good amounts of protein and calcium. It also contains other nutrients found in dairy foods like vitamin B12, potassium and magnesium. Choosing non- or low-fat versions eliminates it's downside: fat. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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Homeless Health Concerns (Definition)

Homeless people face unique challenges to obtaining medical care and are at increase risk of certain medical conditions such as hypothermia. In addition, personal vulnerability factors that lead to their economic condition predisposes them to poor health. These factors include physical and mental illness, substance abuse, domestic violence, poor education, and lack of family support. The barriers they face to health care access include extreme poverty, lack of transportation, and competing priorities for shelter and food that outweigh the motivation ...Read more


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What health benefits does methyl cpg supplement have?

What health benefits does methyl cpg supplement have?

Methyl cpg supplemen: I have no personal knowledge. It is reported to "support the primary pathways of methylation and maintain homocysteine balance" (http://www.mdcustomrx.com/bestSupplementsDetails.asp?cat=Bio-Identical+Hormone+Therapy+&ID=43&pID=182) ...Read more

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Any health benefits to donating blood?

Any health benefits to donating blood?

Yes: There have been a few studies suggesting people who regularly donate blood have a decrease occurrence of heart disease. While unsure of direct causal relationship, there is definitely a relationship between the two and it may have to do with iron turnover and red blood cell production. Some people have med conditions that will be directly aided by this, such as hemachromatosis. ...Read more

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What are health benefits ofcassava?

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What are health benefits ofcassava?

Cassava: Refer to Nutrition-and-you.com/cassava.htnl

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Benefits of celery supplements?

Benefits of celery supplements?

Many benefits: Celery seed is a natural diuretic, helps pms and menstrual cramps, is used for gout, protects the liver, may help high blood pressure and lower cholesterol and reduce inflammation. More research is needed but it is safe to try. See http://voices.Yahoo.Com/celery-seeds-health-benefits-medicinal-uses-2649797.Html?Cat=68 & http://umm.Edu/health/medical/altmed/herb/celery-seed. ...Read more

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Are there health benefits of a vegetarian diet ?

Are there health benefits of a vegetarian diet ?

Yes, but...: There are advantages to eating a diet that minimizes unhealthy saturated fats, but a vegetarian diet does not limit processed goods that contain white sugar and flour and the diet also allows frying of food and trans-fats. So the plant based aspect of the diet is healthy, but not every aspect including excluding wild fish such as salmon rich in omega-3 fatty acids. ...Read more

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Is mutton good for health ...Nutritional value?

Is mutton good for health ...Nutritional value?

Yes, moderation: "Mutton" is meat from adult sheep that are > 1 year old (often around 3 years old). The term “lamb”is used for meat of sheep that are < a year old. Mutton has higher fat content than "lamb" . Lamb contains 51% zinc, 44% Selenium, 17% phosphorus, 12% iron, 7% potassium, 6% copper, 38% Vit B12, 27% VitB3, 11% Vit B2 RDA. A 100 gram (g) leg shank has 243 calories, 28.4 g of protein, 13.5 g of fat, ...Read more

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Health benefits of blueberry muffins?

Health benefits of blueberry muffins?

The blueberries.: The healthiest part of a blueberry muffin would be the blueberries therein. Muffins by definition are not healthy, and making a muffin with blueberries or bran or apples won't magically make the muffin a healthy food. Tasty, yes, but not healthy. ...Read more

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Are there health benefits to wormwood?

Are there health benefits to wormwood?

Yes: Wormwood is best known for its anti-parasitic qualities. It has also been used to aid digestion, treat diarrhea, as a diuretic, an insect repellant, an antiseptic and to reduce fever. ...Read more

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Does ginger have any health benefits to liver?

Does ginger have any health benefits to liver?

YES,very impressive : Recent studies have shown that relatively small doses of ginger offer powerful protection against liver damage from potent toxins such as bromobenzene and lead- see http://wrightnewsletter.Com/2013/10/09/ginger-shields-liver/ there is also preliminary evidence that ginger may be beneficial in treating non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. See http://www.Greenmedinfo.Com/node/83545. ...Read more

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Are there health benefits to the organic spirulina capsules?

Are there health benefits to the organic spirulina capsules?

Spirulina: Spirulina, or blue-green algae, has not been shiwn to be effective for a wide range of ailments, and if contaminated, could be harmful. See http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/ medlineplus/druginfo/natural/923.Html for details. ...Read more

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What health benefits has root ginger?

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What health benefits has root ginger?

Root ginger: Mainly for Gastro intestinal tract ailmentssuch as nausea, gases or spasms. ...Read more

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Can green tea have health benefits?

Can green tea have health benefits?

Yes: Tea is derived from the camellia sinensis tree. The leaves contain antioxidant polyphenols. Studies suggest green tea can assist with glycemic control, have an anti-carcinogenic effect as well as leading to a reduced heart disease death rate. ...Read more

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Pros&cons Heath benefits to drinking a tablet of the premium herbal"natures way"activated charcoal 100capsules/certified280mg dietary supplements?????

Pros&cons Heath benefits to drinking a tablet of the premium herbal"natures way"activated charcoal 100capsules/certified280mg dietary supplements?????

Unknown: It is not natural to eat activated charcoal. Also, such products are not real medicines but are sold as supplements, meaning their exact contents, effects (good or bad), purity, etc., are uncertain. When thinking about activated charcoal, one should as questions like, "Does the charcoal really know what to bind and what not to bind?" Probably safest to save some money by avoiding such supplements. ...Read more

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What're the physical health benefits of vegetarianism and veganism?

What're the physical health benefits of vegetarianism and veganism?

Hard to demonstrate: Despite all the talk and promotion, the really big prospective studies that control for the other healthy habits of vegans / vegetarians have failed to show any benefit in terms of longevity or protection from any major category of illness. Vegetarians need to supplement for vitamin B12 and usually iron, calcium, vitamin D, iodine and some others. Choose based on accurate information. ...Read more

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Do pumpkin seeds provide any health benefits?

Do pumpkin seeds provide any health benefits?

There are many...: Pumpkin seeds are the only seed that is alkaline-forming; in this world of highly acidic diets, that is a very good thing. They are a good source of vitamins, minerals, protein, amino acids, beneficial oils, etc. They are a good source of roughage as well, promoting digestive tract health. Not to mention they are delicious! don't throw those seeds away after cleaning out yout jack-o-lantern! ...Read more

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Health benefits for nipple play?

Health benefits for nipple play?

None: This won't effect your physical health unless you are in some way causing damage to the skin of the nipple risking infections. ...Read more

Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Healthy Smile (Definition)

A healthy smile is one in which the teeth, supporting gum/bone tissues, and facial drape, are free from infection or damage, are stable, functional, and esthetic. If your smile does not meet these criteria please see a competent General Dentist for treatment and/or referral to the appropriate dental specialists. Seek quality ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sleep And Health (Definition)

Sleep and health is a topic that involves concepts such as the benefits of normal sleep, how long it takes to fall asleep, how many times one wakes up at night, how many hours one sleeps at night, sleep stages, ...Read more