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Is Mangosteen A Citrus Fruit
Probably Acceptable: Monk Fruit In The Raw® is a zero-calorie sweetener made from monk fruit, a vine-ripened fruit native to Asia. The monk fruit extract, which is about 300 times sweeter than cane sugar, is blended with dextrose, a bulking agent, so that it can be conveniently measured, poured and used as a substitute for sugar or other caloric sweeteners. *Each packet contains less than 3 calories per serving, ...Read more
Fruit or veg.: From a botanic standpoint, a tomato is a fruit (ovary of a flowering plant). However from a culinary standpoint it is considered a vegetable. Tomatoes have many health benefits to include being a good source of vitamin c. When heated lycopene is produced (antioxidant that can help reduce risk of prostate cancer). It is low in calories. It can help strengthen bones and reduce cholesterol. ...Read more
I eat a cup of strawberries, pineapples, grapes, cantaloupe, and honey dew melons mixed together a day. Is it bad to eat a cup of everyday?
No: Most people don't eat enough fruits. A cup a day should be fine as long as you are eating other foods as well. ...Read more
Is it true drinking a combination of lemon juice, ginger juice, garlic juice & apple vinegar, mix with honey will avoid bypass or angioplasty?
Is it true you cannot eat or have grapefruits, lemon and orange juice or eat the fruit while breastfeeding?
Hi im allergic to citrus fruits or citrus acid. What are the citrus fruits or has the citrus acid that it's not good for me to eat, drink juices fruit?
Citrus fruits: http://www.thefruitpages.com/citrus.shtml http://www.buzzle.com/articles/citrus-fruits-list.html This still may not be absolute complete as there are n=hybrids. f/u/ with allergist. ...Read more
Is there difference between eating orange fruit or drinking fresh orange juice incase for male infertility and which is better?
> sweet potato: Yams are unusual in the U.S.: most are huge, pale colored and African in origin. They have about 4 grams of fiber in a 100gram serving, which is high. Sweet potatoes are often mislabeled as yams, because that is the term that people know. Sweet potatoes can look like potatoes, are every color of the rainbow, and have fewer calories, less fiber and about 100x the beta carotene as do yams. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it true drinking a combination of lemon juice, ginger juice, garlic juice & apple cider vinegar, mix with honey will reduce cholesterol?
Is cranberry a citric fruit? And regardless of this answer, does cranberry juice contain citric acid? Http://bit.Ly/15vxwrc
Is it safe to eat foods rich in vitamin a while pregnant. Foods like carrot, sweet potatoes etc. Thank you.?
Yes: You are concerned about the birth defect warning for carotenoid containing medications like retinol cream. The concentration of product in these is high and thus the risk. The amount of vitamin a in all vegetable foods and the the of vitamin a in these foods is easily handled properly by your digestive and metabolism systems so there is no harm to the developing fetus. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is a half banana, a salmon and avacodo/tomatoe/onion/spinach leave/parsley/pepper sandwich on whole wheat with water to drink a human healthy lunch?
Sounds ok: The sandwich sounds ok, especially if it has no sauce/spread, or just a small amount. Healthiness of a sandwich can also depend on how big a sandwich it is, and on how safe the ingredients are (cooked foods are safer because cooking decreases food bacteria). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Diet in teens: My opinion is that any fad diet is not safe for anyone but certainly not for growing chiidren/teens. A slow but steady weight reduction program combined with excercise is much safer and much more likely to result in behavior changes that allows the teen to sustain the weightloss. ...Read more
Can a breastfeeding mother do a juice cleanse? Fresh juiced fruit and vegetable juice for breakfast, lunch and dinner?
Sure.: It doesn't sound like it would have adequate calories for the woman, but should be fairly nutrient dense (watch out for too much sugar), but not harmful to the baby. Sometimes babies can be affected by the foods their mothers eat (i.E: get constipated babies if moms eat broccoli, or drink milk). ...Read more
Is it safe to mix multi-vitamins, real fruit, and some other elements like grape seed extract in a blender?
Yes. : Don't see any problem - might not be very tasty. ...Read more
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