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Can chronic kidney failure patient take juice plus supplement?

Can chronic kidney failure patient take juice plus supplement?

Not known: There are many brands of supplements, most of them will not have been tested for safety and efficacy. Please review the use of all of your medications and supplements with your physician. ...Read more

Dr. Tarek Naguib
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Kidney Failure (Definition)

The kidneys do several tasks. Dialysis is necessary when one or more of the following occur, that can't be remedied or palliated with medications: 1. Insufficient clearance of daily toxins in food and metabolic waste 2. Insufficient clearance of excess water 3. Dangerous electrolyte imbalance, ...Read more


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Has anyone heard of juice plus? It's supposed 2 be very healthy and I'm thinking of trying it. Wanted some info beforehand if possible.

Has anyone heard of juice plus? It's supposed 2 be very healthy and I'm thinking of trying it. Wanted some info beforehand if possible.

NoFreeLuch/DietPunch: Yes, I've heard of it-- and also Dr. Black's Texas Super Food, and Frutein, Spirutein, Ultimate Meal, Ultimate Energy, Mega Food Daily,Vega One-and on and on and on. Getting a daily hit of dessicated fruits and vegetables will do no harm and maybe help a little, but check out the competition, the ingredients and the pricesThen calculate the "price per" of your favorites (e.g. $$ per gram protein) ...Read more

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Can you tell me about the juice plus diet ?

Can you tell me about the juice plus diet ?

Healthtap Doctors: are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more

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Hi can i take orlistat with juice plus ?

Hi can i take orlistat with juice plus ?

Orlistat works by...: ...Preventing absorption of fats from the diet by acting as a lipase inhibitor, thereby reducing caloric intake. It's primary side effects are gi-related, including steatorrhea (oily, loose stools with excessive flatus due to unabsorbed fats reaching the large intestine), fecal incontinence ; frequent or urgent bowel movements. Doubt however that you are ingesting a lot of fat with your juicing. ...Read more

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Hi have you heard of juice plus capsules ? Apparently it's good for health and you feel good. True?

Hi have you heard of juice plus capsules ? Apparently it's good for health and you feel good. True?

OKbut better options: Juice Plus capsules have fruit & veggie extracts containing a variety of phytonutrients that benefit health. It's OK but it's even better to eat whole fruits & vegetables. However, extra amounts don't hurt but I'm not a big fan as it's not from organic produce.I think products like ORAC Energy Greens are far superior and it is organic.1 pack has the antioxidants of 24 servings of fruits & veggies. ...Read more

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Is juice plus capsules ok to take with throxine for an under active thyroid?

Is juice plus capsules ok to take with throxine for an under active thyroid?

Not really known: Juice plus+ has several products, and since they are not medications approved by the fda, juice plus+ products are probably not tested for interactions and side effects like real medicines are. So, that means nobody really knows what side effects there are. If a juice plus+ user hears of some interaction or thinks he is getting a side effect, he can visit his primary care doctor. ...Read more

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Do you know which is better slim fast or juice plus?

Do you know which is better slim fast or juice plus?

Healthtap Doctors: are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more

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What about juice plus as a whole food supplement?

What about juice plus as a whole food supplement?

Not needed: If you are having a mixed diet of vegetables, fruits, whole grains, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils, low fat milk products, you do not need supplements like juice plus. ...Read more

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