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Doctor insights on: Lemon Grass Chicken

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What are the benefits of lemon grass tea?

Tastes great: Don't expect any obvious favorable or unfavorable health effects. I've had the stuff and like it. Everything has a complicated mix of biomolecules that can be listed by folks claiming something is a "superfood". If you're health-conscious, nothing you can eat and no pill you can take will do you so much benefit as simply staying physically fit. ...Read more

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Is it possible to drink too much lemon grass tea?

Probably not: There is nothing in lemon grass tea which is harmful even in excess quantities. None of the "health benefits" attributed to this tea have been shown to be true, but it is a refreshing and tasty drink. ...Read more

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What to do if i want to know about lemon grass' effects on cancer?

What to do if i want to know about lemon grass' effects on cancer?

Talk to your doctor: It is more than likely that lemon grass has no effect on cancer. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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Is tea with lemon grass as an ingredient safe during pregnancy?

Is tea with lemon grass as an ingredient safe during pregnancy?

Nope: Several grasses make up lemon grass. It contains citral & myrcene which have been shown to cause harmful effects in pregnancy. Although the studies have shown harmful effects only in animal studies and in very high levels of consumption, a safe level has not been established and you should avoid it in pregnancy. Your OB can provide a safe list of teas you can take in pregnancy. ...Read more

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How accurate is it that lemon grass prompt cancer cells to commit suicide?

How accurate is it that lemon grass prompt cancer cells to commit suicide?

No: Apoptosis is cell suicide. Pretty much anything added in large quantity to a culture of cells can make them undergo apoptosis. This is the basis of several current cancer frauds. I would caution you against foregoing mainstream, evidence-based cancer treatment for one of these, or spending much money on lemon water or any other "supplementary" rx. ...Read more

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How safe is drinking lemon grass tea in the morning and chamomile tea every night?

How safe is drinking lemon grass tea in the morning and chamomile tea every night?

Herbal teas: In otherwise healthy people, these herbal teas are unlikely to cause any problems with regular daily use. However, some people who have allergies to certain weeds can have allergic reactions to chamomile. Since you are taking medications, it would be wise to consult with him/her to make sure there are no interactions. ...Read more

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Dont laugh but I am considering getting chickens to freerange in my back yard and lay fresh eggs. Grass untreated. Any health concerns?

Risky chicks?!?: Here is information for 'urban' farmers from the cdc: http://www.Cdc.Gov/features/salmonellapoultry/?S_cid=fb1544. ...Read more

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Is it true that when we eat pork, it affects our bodies in complex ways vs grass fed beef, chicken, fish? Do we "need" meat?

Is it true that when we eat pork, it affects our bodies in complex ways vs grass fed beef, chicken, fish? Do we "need" meat?

No, but...: Nothing is ever as simple as it is advertised to be... So comparing "grass-fed" and "non-grass-fed" animals can get complicated. As to whether or not we need meat, the answer is no, but then we have to find nutritious substitutes for meat... Which can be done, but takes some reading and research. ...Read more

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Is meat from natural grass fed goat or sheep better for health vs broiler farm raised chicken. A local physician told this to me which was interesting?

Interesting.: There is no data to support this claim. Health does not have a single definition, so arguing which is more healthy is fruitless. ...Read more

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Lemon gives burning feelng n my face.Why?

Lemon gives burning feelng n my face.Why?

Combination: It's a combination of sensitive skin and the acid in the lemon. Ascorbic acid (vitamin c) is the acid in citrus fruits. ...Read more

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Is it okay to fast for two weeks no food? Lemons maple syurp cannyne peper ?

Is it okay to fast for two weeks no food? Lemons maple syurp cannyne peper ?

Not a good idea: Fasting for 2 weeks is not a good idea and is generally considered unsafe from a medical perspective. Clearly, for various reasons it has been done and people have survived it, but it is very unhealthy and i would strongly recommend against doing so no matter what the reason for desiring to do so. ...Read more

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