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Do acai berries work to lose weight?

Do acai berries work to lose weight?

Anectdotal.: Although there is not reseach based evidence at this time, for acai berries helping with weight loss, it is reported anecdotally. The mechanism has yet to be explained. ...Read more

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Addiction (Definition)

Addiction is a primary, chronic disease of brain reward, motivation, memory, and related circuitry. Dysfunction in these circuits leads to characteristic biological, psychological, social and spiritual manifestations. This is reflected in an individual pathologically pursuing reward and/or relief by substance use and other behaviors. A person affected by addiction will be unable to consistently Abstain from use, will have Impaired Behavioral control, will have Craving or increased "hunger" for drugs or rewarding experiences, will have a Dysfunctional Emotional response, and will show diminished recognition of significant problems with their own ...Read more


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What are the health benefits of acai berries?

What are the health benefits of acai berries?

Wt loss- antioxidant: The acai berry contains antioxidants (phytochemicals) which reduce free radical formation & are reported to help protect from some cancers. It is also reported to assist with weight loss however there is not yet scientific research to back this claim nor is a mechanism for weight loss known at this time. It is also used as an oil in cosmetics. ...Read more

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Is acai berry powder safe to consume during pregnacy?

Is acai berry powder safe to consume during pregnacy?

Yes: Don't spend too much money on these berries. There's nothing magic about them. Congratulations on your pregnancy. This might be a great time to reacquire your taste for natural fruits and vegetables -- much cheaper, much more enjoyable and just as good for you. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Is that acai berry diet good for losing weight rapidly?

Is that acai berry diet good for losing weight rapidly?

Antioxidant benefit.: Acai berry is very high in antioxidants, like pomegranate and blueberry. Contrary to popular lore, there's no magic to Acai berry other than its potent antioxidant power. It's a low calorie option for people losing weight, though. ...Read more

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I have under active thyrod, can I take 100% pure acai berry ?

I have under active thyrod, can I take 100% pure acai berry ?

Good question: A pretty good basic introduction to the "thyroid acai connection" is http://www.Ehow.Com/facts_5895174_acai-berry-thyroid-disease.Html
hope this helps, dr. P. ...Read more

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I need to know what's an acai berry and does it help you loose weight?

I need to know what's an acai berry and does it help you loose weight?

Acai: The acai berry is a fruit from acai trees in brazii. The acai berry contains antioxidants which are purported to reduce free radical formation & to help protect from some cancers. It is also reported to assist with weight loss and can be used as an oil in cosmetics. Like other fruits, if you eat too much of it at a time you could develop nausea, diarrhea or an uncomfortable stomach. The acai >. ...Read more

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Is acai berry safe fot newborns?

Is acai berry safe fot newborns?

Safe or good?: Newborns should be fed one and only one thing that is breastmilk, or if unavailable formula. Other items very from unhealthy, to allergenic to unsafe, unless told otherwise by a doctor to treat a specific condition. ...Read more

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Acai berry benefits?

Acai berry benefits?

Antioxidant benefit.: Acai berry is very high in antioxidants, like pomegranate and blueberry. ...Read more

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Are acai berry pills effective?

Are acai berry pills effective?

Antioxidant benefit.: Acai berry is very high in antioxidants, like pomegranate and blueberry. Contrary to popular lore, there's no magic to Acai berry other than its potent antioxidant power. It's a low calorie option for people losing weight, though. ...Read more

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What are the effects of acai berry?

What are the effects of acai berry?

Antioxidant benefit.: Acai berry is very high in antioxidants, like pomegranate and blueberry. ...Read more

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What's a good pure acai berry capsule?

Acai berry capsule: There is no such thing. But it is good to help to drain your pocketbook as no proven benefit I can find on using it. ...Read more

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Can acai berries help make you healthier?

Can acai berries help make you healthier?

Antioxidant benefit.: Acai berry is very high in antioxidants, like pomegranate and blueberry. Contrary to popular lore, there's no magic to Acai berry other than its potent antioxidant power. It's a low calorie option for people losing weight, though. ...Read more

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What should you eat on the acai-berry diet?

What should you eat on the acai-berry diet?

Only if: Acai berrys are only good if you're trying to lose weight in your wallet. Why would you take something when you don't know what's in it or whether it'll harm you -- particularly when it won't help you. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. Invest in healthy nutrition, weight loss, diet, etc. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about using acai berry cleanse?

Can you tell me about using acai berry cleanse?

Scam: There's nothing magic about these little fruits. Your body and your internal organs clean themselves naturally. Anyone telling you to drink something weird or do something off-the-wall is at best deceived and at worst playing a cruel prank on you -- some of the "health cleanses" on the internet can land you in the intensive care unit. ...Read more

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Did anybody have success with the acai berry diet?

Did anybody have success with the acai berry diet?

Yes, but...: There isn’t a specific acai berry diet, but rather dieters use acai berry in conjunction any other weight loss plan they prefer to follow.
The acai berry is promoted primarily for its antioxidant effects. Other foods include blue berries and red wine.
Advocates of the acai berry diet claim that these antioxidants will enhance general well-being and vitality which will support weight loss. ...Read more

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Are acai berry pills really as effective as they say?

Are acai berry pills really as effective as they say?

Reports : Although there is not research based evidence at this time, the acai berry contains antioxidants which are purported to reduce free radical formation & to help protect from some cancers. It is also reported to assist with weight loss and can be used as an oil in cosmetics. ...Read more

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Given so many marketers of acai berry on the market, how do you know what's authentic?

Given so many marketers of acai berry on the market, how do you know what's authentic?

It doesn't matter: Don't expect any real health benefits from this multilevel-marketed supplement. Go down to your local organically-grown farmer's market and get some really nice fresh fruits and vegetables instead. It'll probably be healthier, definitely be tastier, will cost a lot less, and you're not rewarding people for making baseless claims. A good holistic practitioners can guide you to stuff that's real. ...Read more

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What to if I am thinking about trying an acai berry based diet. What makes them work so well?

What to if I am thinking about trying an acai berry based diet. What makes them work so well?

Possibly fiber: 1 ounce of acai berry juice contains approximately 15.6 calories. The açai berry has about 247 calories per 100-grams. 50 grams of powdered acai pulp has about 26 grams of dietary fiber. Because dietary fiber can help one to feel full it may be helpful for appetite suppression. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take acai berry cleanse with lupus?

Is it ok to take acai berry cleanse with lupus?

Don't know: It depends on what all is in the ingredients. Certain herbs are associated with triggering lupus flares. Have your rheumatologist review it before you start using it. ...Read more

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Has anyone used acai berry and cleansing colon diet and bled?

Has anyone used acai berry and cleansing colon diet and bled?

Please don't: Healthtap physicians have repeatedly addressed colon "cleansers" with a clear "no" answer. There is virtually no value to colon flushes, cleansers, enemas, irrigation machines when the technique is accomplished to "detox" or eliminate "accumulated waste." the "no" response also applies to liver detoxes! there are few real health benefits, but sigificant unjustified risk, as you've experienced. ...Read more

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When are you supposed to take acai berry pills? Before or after meals?

Neither: You don't need to take these pills because they have not be found to have any specific health benefits. Get your anti-oxidants from natural foods like fruits and vegetables. Eat acai berries if you really want them. Dr. James watson, who discovered dna, says anti-oxidants in pills foster cancer. ...Read more

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Can you take acai berry tablets while on 10mg of lexapro (escitalopram)?

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Can you take acai berry tablets while on 10mg of lexapro (escitalopram)?

Acai Berry: Should be ok. Let your doctor know you are taking them. ...Read more

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What side effects are commonly associated with taking acai berry detox pills?

What side effects are commonly associated with taking acai berry detox pills?

Ineffective: Not FDA regulated. another company making bogus claims to swell up their wallet ...Read more

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What is the safest, most effective, legit acai berry supplement that i could get?

What is the safest, most effective, legit acai berry supplement that i could get?

What for?: Please stick to a health diet of fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, nuts; low in saturated fats; no tobacco, no more than one drink a day; and exercise at least 30 minutes each day; rather than chasing some magical food supplement. ...Read more

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For what length of time after being on the acai berry diet pill do you start seeing results?

Fiber: I have no personal experience with acai pills. But i can provide some basic info about it. 1 ounce of acai berry juice contains approximately 15.6 calories. The açai berry has about 247 calories per 100-grams. 50 grams of powdered acai pulp has about 26 grams of dietary fiber. Because dietary fiber can you feel full it may be helpful for appetite suppression. Expect moderate results at best. ...Read more

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Doctors! what acai berry diet pill should I take?

Doctors! what acai berry diet pill should I take?

See below: Researchers have found the acai berry has antioxidants that may protect cells from damage caused by harmful molecules in the body called "free radicals, " and may possibly help against diseases such as heart disease and cancer. But when it comes to weight loss, the hype is ahead of the science, because the research evidence for such a connection is lacking. ...Read more

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Side effect mix actos (pioglitazone) with acai berry ?

Side effect mix actos (pioglitazone) with acai berry ?

None.: None. But the acai berry is more hype, albeit very rich in anti-oxidants. There are many more potent sources than the acai for anti-oxidants.

But, no risk in taking it with actos (pioglitazone). ...Read more

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