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Is yogurt good for health?

Is yogurt good for health?

Yes: Yogurt is high in protein and calcium. Active cultures in yogurt promote improved digestion, and can lessen severity of ibs. Be careful of sugar content in some preparations. ...Read more

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What is garlic good for health wise?

What is garlic good for health wise?

Many things: Garlic is one of the healthiest foods. It is esp. Good for the heart, lowering cholesterol & blood pressure, thinning blood & protecting against vascular disease as an antioxidant & anti-inflammatory. It protects us from cancer & is a natural antibacterial & antiviral compound.It is also said to protect people from attacks by vampires. See http://www.Whfoods.Com/genpage.Php?Tname=foodspice&dbid=60. ...Read more

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Is probiotic good for health?

Is probiotic good for health?

Many benefits: Probiotics are most commonly used in association with antibiotics to prevent diarrhea & yeast infections (florastor is esp. Good for this) but acidophilus & other probiotics have many other proven benefits, including enhancing immunity, improving digestion, regulating bowels, preventing cancer, lowering cholesterol & reducing inflammation and allergies. See http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/probiotic. ...Read more

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Is vanaspati good for health?

Is vanaspati good for health?

Not likely: This is a hydrogenated fat used as a substitute for butter in india. It is not a healthy food. ...Read more

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What is a good diet for good eye health?

What is a good diet for good eye health?

Normal balance: The eye is very good at extracting what it needs from the bloodstream. If you have a reasonable balanced diet, then your eyes will find what they need. To help your eyes, see an ophthalmologist on a regular basis to make sure there are no problems. ...Read more

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Is marijuana good for your health?

Is marijuana good for your health?

Marijuana and health: I would take the morality out of the question or the 'good' versus 'bad' with marijuana use. Like any substance the over use of this product can lead to intoxication, addiction, and other health or mental health concerns. But, the direct effect of cannabis on the human tissue is not unhealthy in and of itself. Cannabis can be a good appetite stimulant, an anti-inflammatory, and anxiolytic. ...Read more

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What is a good diet for heart health?

What is a good diet for heart health?

Heart healthy: 5-7 servings of fruits and vegetables a day. 3-5 ounces of lean meat, chicken or fish as protein, or eggs, or 1 cup of milk. Complex carbohydrates in the form of whole grains, should make up 1/4 of your plate servings. 1/2 your plate should be fresh fruits and or vegetables. And 1/4 of your plate should be protein. Beans and legumes are also healthy carbohydrates. Avoid too much fat, fried foods. ...Read more

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Is masturbuting good for health?

Is masturbuting good for health?

No: The spiritual leaders ( leaders of billions of people) of the three main religions in the world discourage masturbation. There is no serious medical consequence to do it. Compulsive or excessive masturbation may be a sign of mental disease( and not backwards). ...Read more

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Is milk good for our health?

Is milk good for our health?

Yes: It's a great natural source of calcium. However, many people with lactose intolerance can't tolerate it. No need to force yourself to drink it if you don't like it. It is easy to find other dietary sources of calcium. ...Read more

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Spirulina, is it really beneficial for maintaining good health?

Spirulina, is it really beneficial for maintaining good health?

No: This is a supplement and it is not essential to maintaining health. It is little used so why is it essential. ...Read more

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Health and wellness: is fluoride bad for you?

Health and wellness: is fluoride  bad for you?

Safe levels are ok: Epa has also set a secondary standard (smcl) for Fluoride at 2.0 mg/l or 2.0 ppm. Most dentists recommend the use of Fluoride to help keep your teeth strong, healthy & more resistant to cavities. The american dental association, epa, & the who (world health orgnanization) have determined that safe levels of Fluoride are safe. ...Read more

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Is potassium good for the heart?

Is potassium good for the heart?

Mandatory: The heart requires a normal potassium level to generate transmembrane potentials necessary for normal cardiac conduction. In other words, potassium that is either too high or too low can cause cardiac arrest. It needs to be just right. ...Read more

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Is alkaline water good for your health?

Is alkaline water good for your health?

Possibly: Certain doctors in alternative medical community have information & clinical reports about efficacy, for health, of alkaline water. Orthodox medical doctors are mostly unstudied & not interested in this concept. Positive statements about subject would likely arouse ire of an host of physicians, thereby rendering official answer of "not proven". For example is only 1topic tags to post below. ...Read more

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Is masturbation good for health?

Is masturbation good for health?

Neither good nor bad: Normal men, women, boys, and girls masturbate (it's universal). It isn't harmful, as the body goes through similar effects during regular sex with a partner (but too much of anything may become a problem). Masturbation does not stunt height, cause hair loss or gray hair, make you weak, create heart problems, lower testosterone, affect virginity, lower fertility, change your weight, or damage eyes. ...Read more

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Is masturbation good for health?

Is masturbation good for health?

Neither good nor bad: Normal men, women, boys, and girls masturbate (it's universal). It isn't harmful, as the body goes through similar effects during regular sex with a partner (but too much of anything may become a problem). Masturbation does not stunt height, cause hair loss or gray hair, make you weak, create heart problems, lower testosterone, affect virginity, lower fertility, change your weight, or damage eyes. ...Read more

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Is calcium pantothenate good for bone?

Is calcium pantothenate good for bone?

Not enough calcium: in this product to depend on it for bone health. It is used as a vitamin B-5 supplement. Over 90 % of it is the vitamin. A 500 mg tablet will only have around 40 mg of calcium. On the other hand, it should not hurt your bones. ...Read more

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Why is magnesium good for the heart?

Why is magnesium good for the heart?

Mitochondria: Magnesium is critical in mitochondrial energy reactions. The heart depends on energy from mitochondria. Most people are deficient in magnesium. More info here: http://drfairchild.Blogspot.Com/2012/12/magnesium-benefits.Html. ...Read more

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Is L-glutamine good for teenagers?

Necessary????: Compared to what? Currently there is no data that this supplement is needed for healthy teens, more than they get in a normal diet. ...Read more

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What is a good vitamin for healthy skin for males?

What is a good vitamin for healthy skin for males?

Agree: I would add, though, that the best sources of vitamin c are not pills, but many fruits and colorful vegetables. Taken as part of your food they are absorbed and utilized better by the body. A person eating a diet rich in fresh fruits and vegetables is unlikely to need many vitamin supplements (except d), and is also likely to have healthy skin. ...Read more

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