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Why is cranberry juice good for you?

Why is cranberry juice good for you?

Yes: Cranberries contain proanthyocyanidins (PACs) which can help to prevent urinary tract infections (UTI's) in women with recurrent UTI's. They also have antioxidant, anti-inflammatory & anti-carcinogenic effects. Remember however that it is high in sugar. ...Read more

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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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Is grapefruit juice good to drink for the complexion?

Is grapefruit juice good to drink for the complexion?

Yes: Citrus in general is good for you - vitamin c is a wonderful vitamin and our diets are low in it. C helps with collagen formation which is the foundation for our skin - fights wrinkles. It also contains lycopenes which are wonderful anti-oxidants for the skin and the rest of the body. Our bodies are too acidotic from too much animal protein and c helps alkalinize to rebuild tissues and bones. ...Read more

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Is cranberry juice good for you?

Is cranberry juice good for you?

Can be: Has lots of vitamin c - which is a good thing - the acidity can help reduce frequency of urinary tract infections - but lots of cranberry juices have lots of calories and sugar which can be very bad for you. So, moderation and avoiding the sweetened juices seems the best way to enjoy. ...Read more

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Is orange juice good for your heart?

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Is orange juice good for your heart?

Neutral: Not particularly. There is a lot of advertising with suggestions that calcium or potassium supplementation is heart healthy but be wary of the ad-men. Oj also contains a lot of calories. ...Read more

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Is taking unfiltered apple cider vinegar good for your health? How much should I consume a day?

Is taking unfiltered apple cider vinegar good for your health? How much should I consume a day?

1-2 tbsp/ day..: Apple Cider Vineger has long histry if medicinal use. Recent new look on benefits points towards its anti inflammator, antibactetial effect . Lower blood sugar. By proces of fermentation ( Acetic acid) promotes good bacteria to thrive( pre- biotic). Acidic environmen is " unfriendly " to bactetia, yeast,... booster immunity.. Quility priduct ad " BRAGG " Apple cuder Vinegar with Mother- 1-2 tbsp ...Read more

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Is it good for pregnancy to drink avocado juice everyday?

Is it good for pregnancy to drink avocado juice everyday?

Juice...: ...Is always inferior to the fruit or vegetable it was made from, as in making juice you always throw out the best part. Avocado is a reasonably good food, but it is high in fat and calories, so take care not to overdo it. ...Read more

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Is drinking cranberry juice and Nopalina every day good for you? Please advise!

Nopalina: Flax seed is not controlled by the FDA therefore - no reliable clinical trial data or interactions http://nccam.nih.gov/health/flaxseed/ataglance.Htm ...Read more

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Is it a good idea to try cranberry supplements for diabetes?

Is it a good idea to try cranberry supplements for diabetes?

Homeopathic: Hi. The diabetic body is not suffering from a cranberry deficiency. As long as you do not expect cranberry supplements to accomplish anything medical, I suspect they will do no harm. There's a lot of homeopathic BS out there; just remember, NONE of it has has been shown to be safe & effective. We have wonderful drugs for diabetes, which with healthy life style reduce risk of diabetes complications ...Read more

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Is it good for you to drink coconut water after drinking alternative medicines?

Is it good for you to drink coconut water after drinking alternative medicines?

Yes: It is full of electrolytes and natural without additives preservatives or coloring agents. ...Read more

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What is a healthy amount of mg to consume in a cranberry tablet being substituted for cranberry juice? Thank you

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What is a healthy amount of mg to consume in a cranberry tablet being substituted for cranberry juice? Thank you

See remark: The mg varies,you don't have to worry,take the tablets,they are as good as the juice ...Read more

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Is cranberry juice still considered good for the kidneys? I find it distasteful.

Is cranberry juice still considered good for  the kidneys? I find it distasteful.

No better than water: Recent sicientific studies done in a randomized fashion with placebo control showed no benefit from cranberry juice or pills in reducing the frequency of bladder infections. Do not feel bad about stopping it! ...Read more

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Does carrot juice gain weight if we use daily??.. An how much quantity is good for daily use??...an can mix beetroot an carrot juice

Does carrot juice gain weight if we use daily??..
An how much quantity is good for daily use??...an can mix beetroot an carrot juice

Carrot juice: carrot juice obviously does contain calories, so it could cause weight gain if you drink too much of it. Having said that, it tends to be very healthy, so I am not advising that you should stop it. And it is fine to add beetroot if you'd like. Everything in moderation. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is cranberry juice bad for you? Please advise!

Cranberry juice: Pure cranberry juice has many health benefits but is quite bitter and difficult to tolerate if not mixed with another juice. Unfortunately, most blended cranberry juice drinks on the market are very high in sugar, negating these benefits. Pure cranberry is sold in capsules at health food stores and are generally well tolerated. ...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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How healthy is peanut butter for you? Is it okay to have some for a snack with some fruit for maintaining weight?

How healthy is peanut butter for you? Is it okay to have some for a snack with some fruit for maintaining weight?

Peanut butter: It's a healthy snack. The fat/ cholesterol content in it - is not if much concern as latest research shows its healthy fat. Salt content is a concern but half to one tea spoon/day with fruits is good. Do not exceed more than two tea spoons/ day. ...Read more

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Is carrot juice good for diabetics?

Is carrot juice good for diabetics?

Not really : Juices concentrate sugar. However vegetable juices are generally lower sugar than fruit juices. Much better from a healthy diet point of view to be eating the unprocessed forms of vegetables ...Read more

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