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Is garlic pills of any real health benefit?

Is garlic pills of any real health benefit?

Garlic: Garlic has been suggested to possibly have therapeutic benefit in management of hypercholesterolemia. However, one large, well-conducted randomized clinical trial revealed no benefit in lowering LDL (so-called 'bad cholesterol'). Garlic, therefore, has not been proven to have any clinical benefit in management of disease, particularly hypercholesterolemia. ...Read more

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What are research based benefits of ginseng?

What are research based benefits of ginseng?

Science and Gingseng: I do not think there are any well known medical or scientific studies of this ubiquitous herb. I know that many cultures in asia are saturated with this herb for purported male sexual well being. ...Read more

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Benefits of tumeric?

Benefits of tumeric?

Benefits: Turmeric contains cucuminoids like curcumin. This has anti-inflammatory & antioxidant effects. It is reported to ^ Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor which might help w brain functioning & v risk of some brain conditions such as Alzheimer's. It may help w treatment of arthritis & is reported to have anti-carcinogenic effects. ...Read more

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Benefits of aphrodisiac yohimbine bark?

Benefits of aphrodisiac yohimbine bark?

Yes/No: Placebo effect is powerful.If the person believes in the substance:it will work.There is no proven(trials) effect.We used it a lot before the pde5 rx's(viagra, levitra&cialis) with little sucess in men.Less in women.I've said before on this site the "sex organ" is between the ears. ...Read more

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Any empirical evidence to support the health benefits of fish oil?

Any empirical evidence to support the health benefits of fish oil?

Fish Oil healthy?: Yes there is enough evidence in medical literature strongly supports health benefits of fish oil it has been shown fish oil and omegs 3 benefits patients with cancer of prostate, breast and colon.It also is recommended by american heart association to prevent coronary artery dosease.Nih recommends it for elevated triglycerides, secondary cv dosease, and hypertension.Also in psychatric disease etc. ...Read more

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Are there any health benefits of pumpkin seed oil?

Pumpkin seeds: Though not as well studied as i would like there are benefits to these seeds based on their composition. Go to http://www.Whfoods.Com/genpage.Php?Tname=foodspice&dbid=82 for a good overview. ...Read more

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Medical efficacy of moringa oleifera?

Moringa oleifera: Got to PUBMED and search for this. You will get the worlds literature on it and can decide if you want to waste you money on it or not. ...Read more

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Are there any long term benefits of aphrodisiac yohimbine bark?

Yes/No: Placebo effect is powerful.If the person believes in the substance:it will work.There is no proven(trials) effect.We used it a lot before the pde5 rx's(viagra, levitra&cialis) with little sucess in men.Less in women.I've said before on this site the "sex organ" is between the ears. ...Read more

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Are there health benefits of herring?

Are there health benefits of herring?

Fish oil: As an oily fish, herring are high in omega 3 fatty acids, which are good for you. ...Read more

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Are there health benefits of snowboarding?

Are there health benefits of snowboarding?

Yes-many benefits!: Snowboarding requires physical exertion & helps build balance and co-ordination. In general any physical exertion is beneficial. It is also healthful to be outdoors enjoying nature. Most find snowboarding to be fun & enjoyable; anything that gives pleasure & reduces stress has health benefits. Perhaps the only thing about snowboarding that may harm health is the potential for injury, so be careful! ...Read more

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Benefits of wheatgrass?

Benefits of wheatgrass?

It's a vegetable: Wheatgrass can be considered a vegetable, and has chlorophyll, amino acids, minerals, vitamins, and enzymes. There are "claims" about the "health benefits" of wheatgrass ranging from providing supplemental nutrition to having unique curative properties. Haven't seen any scientific studies on humans to prove the claims, but it should be nutritious if eaten as a vegetable part of a balanced diet. ...Read more

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Are there any health benefits of green tea?

Are there any health benefits of green tea?

Health benefits: Tea is derived from a tree called camellia sinensis. The leaves contain antioxidant polyphenols which have an anti-carcinogenic effect. The lighter the tea, the less it has been processed. White, red & green teas are especially helpful. The linus pauling institute reported a study that suggest extracts from green tea can act as a plant-based alternative for glycemic control. ...Read more

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What are the health benefits of rosemary tea ?

What are the health benefits of rosemary tea ?

Unproven: Alternative medicine sites tout rosemary tea as an aid to digestion and an antioxidant. All of these benefits are unproven. However, if it tastes good to you by all means you are free to consume it. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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Are there any psychological benefits of the paleo diet?

Are there any psychological benefits of the paleo diet?

I think that : Psychological benefits would be greater if one were looking to adopt aspects of the paleolithic lifestyle in to to (vice diet alone). Paleolithic life style reflects the life of paleolithic (stone age) forager- hunters. Diet incorporates meats, fish, fruits, nuts ; vegetables w attempts to avoid junk foods ; grains. Frequent, varied exercise, use of complex natural body movements, exposure to sun, . ...Read more

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Is there any evidence of korean red ginseng extract helping the recovery of stroke patients?

Is there any evidence of korean red ginseng extract helping the recovery of stroke patients?

Wrong question: There is no systematic evidence that korean ginseng is good for anything, let alone stroke. Ginseng is one of those bogus "ancient wisdom" things. Its use is based on a superstition called the "doctrine of signatures:" because the root looks like a little headless man, the ancients got this delusion that it would cure things. Arm yourself with modern knowledge, not ancient superstition. ...Read more

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Are there any proven health benefits of foot reflexology?

Are there any proven health benefits of foot reflexology?

No: Foot reflexology falls under the category of quackery. See: http://www.Quackwatch.Org/search/webglimpse.Cgi?Id=1&query=foot+. ...Read more

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What are the health benefits of herbal decaf tea?

Tea and Medicine: There are no known health benefits described in western medicine. Thus there is no answer to your question to come from a medical site. ...Read more

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Are there anu benefits of fenugreek capsules?

Are there anu benefits of fenugreek capsules?

Medicinally...: It has been shown to increase the libido in men and the milk supply in lactating women. Some studies have also shown there to be antidiabetic effects as well. Fenugreek is also used in cooking (many forms) but not the capsules. ...Read more