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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 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 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 juice good for pimpels?

Is  juice good for pimpels?

No.: But it tastes good and is not bad for pimples. ...Read more

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How good is pure green tea for you?

How good is pure green tea for you?

The leaves contain: Antioxidant polyphenols. Studies show that the polyphenols in green tea have an anti-carcinogenic effect as well as leading to a reduced heart disease death rate. The linus pauling institute reported a study that suggested that green tea can assist with glycemic control. A study by maastricht university (holland) noted green tea has catechins ; caffeine w inhibition of o-methyl- transferase ; >>. ...Read more

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Is apple butter good for you?

Is apple butter good for you?

Better than jelly: apple butter is very high in sugar and calories, making it a less healthy option. However, it is still healthier than jelly since it is made with whole apples and thus contains a small amount of fiber. ...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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Is the lemonade detox/cleanse good for you?

Is the lemonade detox/cleanse good for you?

Bad idea: You're planning to ingest nothing but lemon juice, maple syrup and cheyanne pepper for two weeks, right? The famous actress who did this lost weight, but this happens on any limited, boring diet. I suspect these protocols are invented as cruel pranks. Why not join a fitness club instead? You'll meet people who are healthy without being crazy. ...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 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 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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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 drinking water with sliced lemons in it good for you?

Is drinking water with sliced lemons in it good for you?

Helps drink water.: There’s no specific extra health benefit (in fact the citrus may be bothersome if you have reflux), but it may help you to drink more water. Some people just don’t like to drink water, and this is one way to make water more flavorful ...Read more

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Is it ok to mix oj w/carbonized water for my toddler? Trying not to give her coke. Is this a good alternative?

Is it ok to mix oj w/carbonized water for my toddler? Trying not to give her coke. Is this a good alternative?

Water best: Plain water is best, however mixing sparkling water with a small amount of juice is a good substitute. I agree avoiding sodas is a good idea for children at all ages. ...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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What is alavera juice good for?

What is alavera juice good for?

Aloe Vera: This is a link from "Livestrong." http://www.livestrong.com/article/166129-what-are-the-health-benefits-of-drinking-aloe-vera-juice/ ...Read more

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Is camu camu juice good for me?

Is camu camu juice good for me?

High vitamin C: Hi! Camu Camu has very high levels of vitamin C. We know that vitamin C is helpful, but 1) there is no evidence that vitamin C from Camu Camu would be any better for us than that from other supplements; 2) the amount of vitamin C in a given amount of Camu Camu is not reported or regulated, so there's going to be a lot of variation in your actual dose. I can't recommend it. ...Read more

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Is there a good way to make weed juice?

Is there a good way to make weed juice?

Using cannabis: Liquid in an e- cigarette? Do you really think the physicians on the site would provide this information to you? ...Read more

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Is vegetable juice as good for you as whole vegetables?

Is vegetable juice as good for you as whole vegetables?

Not realy: Vegetable juice can be an easy way to increase the amount of vegetables in your diet, but you shouldn't routinely use it to replace whole vegetables. While vegetable juice has plenty of vitamins and minerals, it's lower in fiber and less filling than is a serving of most whole vegetables. Enough fiber in your diet may reduce your risk of constipation, high cholesterol, high blood sugar. ...Read more

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What are some good recipes for when going on a juice diet?

Books: There are a number of books that you can by on-line or at health food stores that contain vegetable / fruit recipes to be used for detoxification and for specific medical conditions. ...Read more

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Does active real juices are good when trying to loose weight?

Does active real juices are good when trying to loose weight?

Sugar is the enemy: Nope. Absolutely the opposite. Most people who need to lose weight have a sugar problem. Juice is 100% sugar. This is the worst kind of calorie to ingest when trying to lose weight. ...Read more

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Are Odwalla juices good for you? They seem to have too much sugar content

Are Odwalla juices good for you? They seem to have too much sugar content

Prepared Juices: no better than any other juice. High cost, big advertising, the in thing, lots of calories and hip additives. Save your cash and eat an apple. ...Read more

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There is a new trend called juicing , where u blend together, is it good for you?

There is a new trend called juicing , where u blend together, is it good for you?

If you mean mixing: Various fruit juices, it is okay. Please note that fruit juices have high sugar content and you should be careful about not over doing juices. ...Read more

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Is juice good for pimpels?

No.: But it tastes good and is not bad for pimples. ...Read more

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Is juicing everyday good for you ?

Is juicing everyday good for you ?

Fiber: Some juicing machines remove all the fiber from the veggies & fruit, and this is probably not as good for you as having some left in. This is because juice by itself can make your blood sugar rise rapidly, causing a spike in Insulin also. The fiber slows this sugar spike down. If Insulin resistance is a problem for you at all, you'd need to consider this in how you prepare your juice. ...Read more

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Is anjeer juice good for health?

Is anjeer juice good for health?

Yes: Figs of Anjeer. One large fig has 1.9 grams of dietary fiber - so this can help to prevent constipation. They contain Omega 3 & 6 fatty acids & phenol & may help to reduce heart disease. Fiber from pectin can assist with lowering cholesterol levels. ...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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Is strawberry juice good for gastritis?

Is strawberry juice good for gastritis?

Juice OK =gastritis: Same answer as before: gastritis is an inflammation of the lining of stomach. The things to avoid are: caffeine, nicotine, and alcohol. No special foods are diets are needed but a acid blocker pill such as Prilosec will help. ...Read more

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Are juice cleansing good to lose weight?

Losing weight: To lose weight, get ur resting metabolism rate done(weight loss centers do this). This determines the total number of calories you need to lose 1-2lbs/week. Decreasing 500cal/day will give you a 1lb wt loss in 1wk; drink water (1/2 your body weight), eat small meals about 150-200cal 2-4x/(depending on your metabolism rate) and 500cal/meal at night: lean protein/veggies; avoid carbs, . ...Read more

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What are some good recipes for a juice detox?

Detoc: Obtain a good juicer and blender. Use only organic and fresh fruits and vegetables. Use a higher proportion of densely colored fruits and vegetables in varous combinations to suit your taste. Vary the ingredients frequently. Drink slowly and drink juices that are cool but not ice cold. ...Read more

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Are juice cleanses good for you or are the quackery?

Are juice cleanses good for you or are the quackery?

Depends: I advocate for juicing to help patients with energy and getting their 7-9 servings of fruits/veggies. I don't think you necessarily have to go on a juice cleanse unless an integrative physician recommends it. I think its better to eat natural, try elimination of foods that don't agree with you and a green drink or two daily to replenish (kale, spinach, cucumbers, apple, banana, ginger/lemon). ...Read more

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