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What's a healthy alternative to concentrated fruit juice and fizzy drinks? Thanks.

What's a healthy alternative to concentrated fruit juice and fizzy drinks? Thanks.

Welcome to Medicine: Theses questions always make me smile. This is probably not a test to see if real physicians are on this site. But, the healthiest fluid to drink is the fluid to keep you alive and that is water. H2o! ...Read more

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I have a oab & a new hip. Is it ok to take a super strength cranberry whole fruit concentrate supp.Would it help from uti.Would it make u go a lot?

I have a oab & a new hip. Is it ok to take a super strength cranberry whole fruit concentrate supp.Would it help from uti.Would it make u go a lot?

Oab: Cranberry juice can irritate a bladder with it's acidity. Keep the urine on the clear side and urinate on a loose schedule until you are more mobile. Important to keep the stool soft and moving also. ...Read more

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Can i use pure fruit juice/juice concentrate to sweeten dishes so as to avoid bad effect of sugar?Is the fructose,glucose in fruit better than sucrose

Can i use pure fruit juice/juice concentrate to sweeten dishes so as to avoid bad effect of sugar?Is the fructose,glucose in fruit better than sucrose

Not really...: Sugar is sugar. That's why people who are avoiding sugar should not drink fruit juice. They are usually ok with eating small servings of fruit. Processed foods from the store that say "naturally sweetened with juice" and use grape juice (or another juice) are bad like products using sucrose. The best thing to do is to train oneself to enjoy unsweetened or only slightly sweetened foods and drinks. ...Read more

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Does 17 months baby need sugar(sucrose)? Feeding him dinner in form of 200 ml concentrated fresh fruits&yoghurt..no sucrose since birth,max 10 times

Does 17 months baby need sugar(sucrose)? Feeding him dinner in form of 200 ml concentrated fresh fruits&yoghurt..no sucrose since birth,max 10 times

NO NO NO!!!: NO ONE NEEDS SUCROSE! EVER!!! (except perhaps if you are a diabetic who took too much insulin and thus have dangerously low blood sugar) Sugar/sucrose is toxic and best avoided by everyone as much as possible. Would advise adding vegetables to your son's diet. See http://tinyurl.com/ber748c ...Read more

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Are passion fruit seeds okay during pregancy?

Are passion fruit seeds okay during pregancy?

Some recommend : Avoiding passion flower during pregnancy because some substances it contains may cause uterine contractions (per medline plus) http://www.Nlm.Nhid.Gov/medlineplus/druginfo/natural/871.Html. ...Read more

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Is it possible for me to be very allergic to passion fruit?

Is it possible for me to be very allergic to passion fruit?

Possbible: Anyone can be allergic to any food. The most common food allergies are egg, milk, wheat, soy, peanuts, treenuts, and shellfish/fish. If one suspects a food allergy then proper evaluation needs to be performed. ...Read more

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Is passion fruit seeds safe for pregnant women?

Some recommend : Against passion flower use during pregnancy because some substances it contains may cause uterine contractions (per medline plus) http:/www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/druginfo/natural/871.Html. ...Read more

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Is passion fruit good during pregnancy?

Is passion fruit good during pregnancy?

Passion Flower: Passion flower is not recommended during pregnancy because some substances it contains may cause uterine contractions (per medline plus) http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/druginfo/natural/871.Html. ...Read more

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Why is bad to eat maracuya (passion fruit)seeds during pregnancy, i ate a bit what will happen now?

Why is bad to eat maracuya (passion fruit)seeds during pregnancy, i ate a bit  what will happen now?

Untrue: This is an urban legend. There is no contraindication to ingesting passion fruit or the seeds during pregnancy. In fact, during your pregnancy is when it is most important to be eating fruits and vegetables. ...Read more