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Doctor insights on: Muscadine Grape Seed

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What benefits can we get from grape-seed?

What benefits can we get from grape-seed?

Antioxidant: Grape seeds are a great source of oligomeric proanthocyanidins, among the most powerful antioxidants. There is evidence that they can boost immune function, improve circulation, lower cholesterol & blood pressure, and prevent cancer, diabetes and alzheimer's disease. More research is needed but it is very safe, non-toxic & worth trying. See www.Umm.Edu/altmed/articles/grape-seed-000254.Htm. ...Read more

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What good effects does grape seed oil have?

What good effects does grape seed oil have?

Anti-oxidant: Some compounds in grape seed extract may be effective in relieving symptoms of chronic venous insufficiency. Studies show beneficial effects of grape seed extract for diabetic retinopathy . Components may benefit the heart or help prevent cognitive decline, Alzheimer's disease. ...Read more

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Could it be okay to give grape seed extract to children?

Could it be okay to give grape seed extract to children?

Grape seed extract: is generally reported to be a safe and well tolerated herb and no adverse events have been reported from it's use in my reference. However, safety and efficacy in children and its use during pregnancy and lactation is not well established. It may interfere with iron absorption, but definite evidence of this is lacking. ...Read more

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Can you explain if it's safe to give grape seed extract to children?

Can you explain if it's safe to give grape seed extract to children?

Grape Seed Extract: Grape seed extracts are not recommended for children. Whole grapes, however, make a healthy and safe snack for children. They contain strong antioxidants. Antioxidants can damage cells an even cause cell death. ...Read more

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Can babies eat grape seed oil?

Can babies eat grape seed oil?

Breast or Formula: Babies should only be fed breast milk or formula. Your doctor can tell you when it is ok to add other foods. Supplements should be limited to recommended vitamins for breast fed babies and other medicines as prescribed by the doctor. ...Read more

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Is grape seed oil safe to feed babies?

Is grape seed oil safe to feed babies?

Massage your baby: Grape seed oil is great for massaging your baby. As an oil, it's as safe as any vegetable oil. For babies under 4 months i avoid anything but breast milk or formula. If you want to use grape seed oil to cook food for your baby, it's fine, but we actually encourage saturated fats for children under 2 years old. ...Read more

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Does grape seed extract have a warming / cooling effect?

Either: It can be whichever way you would like it to be. ...Read more

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How long can I take vit A, E, C and B-complex without having a break? What about Grape Seed Extract?

How long can I take vit A, E, C and B-complex without having a break? What about Grape Seed Extract?

Your entire life: By definition vitamins are substances essential for health. While our bodies can store A & E, we can not store C and B vitamins (except B12) so we need those every single day (from diet and/or supplements). These are all very safe so you never need a break. Grape Seed Extract contains beneficial antioxidants and is also safe and non-toxic, so no break is needed. See http://tinyurl.com/pgxt9ep ...Read more