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Is it safe to eat the skin of a kiwi?

Is it safe to eat the skin of a kiwi?

Kiwi Skin: Kiwi skin can be eaten. The peel is rich in fiber and vitamin C. However do recommend washing before eating. ...Read more

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I ate kiwi and my tounge feels like burned, why is that?

I ate kiwi and my tounge feels like burned, why is that?

Reaction: Sometimes foods can cause a reaction (allergic or irritation), especially foods with a lot of Vit. C (like kiwi). Try diphenhydramine and see if it helps. tf not see your doc or dentist. If you start to have swelling of your tongue or lips or shortness of breath, go to an ER. Otherwise, don't eat kiwi! ...Read more

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Pregnant women can't eat kiwis, why?

Pregnant women can't eat kiwis, why?

Kiwi are ok: Kiwis are OK to eat in pregnancy. They contain fiber (helps with constipation) Vitamin C, folate (folic acid) and even Vitamin K (helps the blood clot after delivery). All these are great to have in pregnancy! Enjoy! ...Read more

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What are thundergod vine supplements?

What are thundergod vine supplements?

Anti-inflammatory: Thunder god vine is an herb. Its leaves and root are used to make supplements. Some data suggest thunder god vine might help rheumatoid arthritis (RA) by relieving swelling (inflammation) and by changing the way the immune system responds to the arthritis. Also, thunder god vine contains chemicals that might decrease male fertility by changing sperm. ...Read more

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How do I breakup with a clinging vine?

How do I breakup with a clinging vine?

Detach: I would recommend working with a Psychologist on how to detach from this relationship. There may be some ways of interacting that actually make the situation more clingy. ...Read more

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Do ?Kiwi fruits reduce morning sickness?

Do ?Kiwi fruits reduce morning sickness?

No idea: Crackers, dry toast, unisom (the regular pill (doxylamine), not the gel cap), ginger, vitamin b6 - all can reduce morning sickness. I have not heard of kiwi helping. It won't hurt to try and who knows, for you it might help, if it sounds good. Otherwise, ask your doc for meds; we have many that can make it better. ...Read more

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I heard that eating kiwi after working out helps reduce soreness. Is it true?

I heard that eating kiwi after working out helps reduce soreness. Is it true?

Cool down: I don't know about kiwi specifically but cool down afterward is a good way to avoid muscle pain after work work along w/hydration. You want to avoid build up of Lactic Acid in the blood from the break down of muscle fibers that happens during exercise. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Could you eat the seeds in kiwi during pregnancy?

Could you eat the seeds in kiwi during pregnancy?

Yes: I've never heard that there is anything wrong with eating kiwi in pregnancy. Healthy and safe. ...Read more

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What is thunder god vine extract used for in medicine?

What is thunder god vine extract used for in medicine?

Thunder God vine : Traditional Chinese Medicine uses include reduction of fever and treatment of boils, abscesses & inflammatory processes. More recently it has been used to treat Rheumatoid Arthritis. Scientific name is Tripterygium wilfordii Hook. ...Read more

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Is Flonase over-the-counter at "kiwi drug" the same a regular flonase?

Is Flonase over-the-counter at "kiwi drug" the same a regular flonase?

Not flonase: but Nasacort (triamcinolone) is over the counter, however, it is chemically different than Flonase although it is in the same family of nasal topical steroids. ...Read more

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