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Is pomegranate good for constipayion?

Is pomegranate good for constipayion?

See previous answers: Check out https://www.Healthtap.Com/#topics/does-pomegranate-cause-constipation. Another source (http://goo.Gl/ywlflm) says there's insufficient evidence for using pomegranate for diarrhea & dysentery. So from an evidence-based perspective, looks like it's still up in the air. Consider eating an orange or unpeeled apple as 2 different sources of fiber. Drink plenty of fluids & exercise regularly. ...Read more

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Is it bad to eat a lot of pomegranates seeds?

Is it bad to eat a lot of pomegranates seeds?

Very good: Pomegranate has multiple good actions on the human tissue.Between the availability & the cost, you can eat any amount.Chew the seeds, please.
In one recent double blind diet pom juice opens the atherosclerotic plauques in the arteries & high anti-oxidant activity etc. ...Read more

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Are pomegranates poisoness when they are not ripe pomegranates?

Are pomegranates poisoness when they are not ripe pomegranates?

NO: Every part of pomegranate has medicinal value.
Tea made with dried skin cure dysentery & useful in prostate problems.
Pomegranate juice contains polyphenols,tannins & anthocyanins. In patients with severe carotid stenosis, consumption of 250 ml of pom juice for 1 year resulted in 35% reduction of atherosclerotic patches. ...Read more

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I've been eating allot of pomegranates lately, even the seed, can that be bad?

I've been eating allot of pomegranates lately, even the seed, can that be bad?

It is : Healthy habit. As ttoo the small seeds, theoretically they could occlude your appendix that could expose you to acute appendicitis. The smaller the seeds the possibility is there. I however can't visualize how small or how "big" the pomegranate seeds are... ...Read more

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Is pomegranate good for CKD patients?

Is pomegranate good for CKD patients?

No proven benefit: Pomegranate has been studied for its anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory effect in animal studies but there is no convincing evidence that it slows the progression of CKD. It is rather high in potassium and can lead to high serum potassium in patients with advanced CKD. ...Read more

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Is pomegranate good to eat if you have diabetes?

Is pomegranate good  to eat if you have diabetes?

Pomegranate healthy.: Pomegranate is a low calorie fruit that is very high in healthy antioxidants, so it's beneficial for people with medical conditions such as diabetes. ...Read more

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Is eating a lot of pomegranates bad for the human body ?

Is eating a lot of pomegranates bad for the human body ?

Good for you!: On the contrary, pomegranates are not only tasty, but actually quite healthy, particularly if you eat the seeds and all, which contain quite a bit of dietary fiber. Despite a lot of hype on the Internet, however, other claims for health benefits from pomegranates are not proven. However, they are tasty and within reasonable amounts, are good for you too. Enjoy! ...Read more

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Does the food that contains iron means it contains oxalade? For example the pomegranate

Does the food that contains iron means  it contains oxalade? For example the pomegranate

Not necessarily: Oxalates are compounds from oxalic acid and found in many foods such as spinach, kale, beets, nuts, chocolate, tea, wheat bran, etc. ...Read more

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Is pomegranate good for constipation or not?

Is pomegranate good for constipation or not?

Pomegrant : Avils are high in fiber. If taken with sufficient water/ liquids it may be helpful. ...Read more

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Are pomegranates a good source of antioxidants?

Are pomegranates a good source of antioxidants?

Antioxidant info: And what foods have the highest levels can be found at http://nutritionfacts.Org/topics/antioxidants/. ...Read more

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What are the health benefits of pomegranate in limit?

What are the health benefits of pomegranate in limit?

Many great benefits: Pomegranates are among the healthiest of all foods, with particular benefits for preventing and reversing cardiovascular disease, preventing cancer and enhancing immune function. See https://www.drfuhrman.com/library/article19.aspx
and http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2014/05/10/pomegranates.aspx ...Read more

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What can t eat when pregnant--pomegranate?

What can t eat when pregnant--pomegranate?

Yes! Absolutely!: Yes! during pregnancy, you need more calcium and folic acid. Pomegranate is rich in both of those as well as vitamin d so enjoy! ...Read more

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Does pomegranate interfere with lipitor (atorvastatin)?

Does pomegranate interfere with lipitor (atorvastatin)?

Maybe: Pomegranate seems to affect any number of drugs that are metabolized by the liver. The cyp450 system in the liver works on lipitor (atorvastatin). So it may render Lipitor (atorvastatin) less effective. Most likely this is inconsequential. Talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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Can we give home made pomegranate juice for 13weeks old baby?

Can we give home made pomegranate juice for  13weeks old baby?

Why ?: At that age complex food or drink items provide a risk of a food reaction without any real benefit to the child.They have crude taste buds & need nothing more than breast milk or formula at that age. After a year the gut has matured and more complex items can be offered with minimal risk. ...Read more

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Can pomegranate vinegar help you lose weight? For my health safety

Can pomegranate vinegar help you lose weight? For my health safety

Best way is: to balance daily exercise and eating a healthy diet with fruits and vegetables. Pomegranate by itself is a high anti-oxidant fruit, as are many others touted to help lose weight, but if you look at the fine print, ALL of these claims say to add exercise for real weight loss. Stop eating processed, fried, GMO foods too. Eat greens cooked or raw, and even less meat. Hydrate more while working out 2. ...Read more

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How can eating pomegranates and nuts improve my ability to get an erection?

How can eating pomegranates and nuts improve my ability to get an erection?

THAT IS THE VERY: First time i've heard of the erectile prowess of nuts and cranberries.
I will do my own study on it and will get back with you as soon as the results are in! ...Read more

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I have been eating a lot of pomegranate though, could that cause constipation?

I have been eating a lot of pomegranate though, could that cause constipation?

Possible: Pomegranate is a good source of fiber and usually is helpful in people who are constipated, and may help "regulate" their bm's. However, everyone metabolizes food differently, and too much of one thing can sometimes be detrimental and cause the oposite effect, inyour case, ...Too much fiber may constipate you. Find a happy medium with fluids and fiber in an attempt to regulate your stools. ...Read more

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Is pomegranate juice good for gout?

Is pomegranate juice good for gout?

Yes: Yes, it is good for gout. There are other juices that help with kidney function and dilution, but pomegranate juice works. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can we drink pomegranate juice in dearrhia?

Can we drink pomegranate juice in dearrhia?

Any fluids: When one has diarrhea, for whatever reasons, you are not absorbing fluids from your solid waste, and you will dehydrate. I see no reasons you should avoid pomegranate, or any other, juice. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take pomegranate juice and thyroxine?

Is it okay to take pomegranate juice and thyroxine?

Only if: You like the taste of pomegranate juice -- otherwise it has no benefits. It won't interact however. ...Read more

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Are pomegranate extract capsules safe to take during pregnancy?

Are pomegranate extract capsules safe to take during pregnancy?

Probably: Research suggests that pomegranate is safe in pregnancy. In fact, it may prevent some pregnancy complications. https://medicine.wustl.edu/news/headlines/pomegranate-juice-may-prevent-pregnancy-complications/ There isn't a lot of research on the extract, but its probably safe. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Does pomegranate contain tyramine in it, since I take selegiline and must avoid tyramine?

Does pomegranate contain tyramine in it, since I take selegiline and must avoid tyramine?

? Migraine: If tyramine problem=migraine, here is a list of foods that are rich in tyramine to avoid triggering headaches: chocolate, yoghurt, all cheese except cottage cheese, smoked/pickled fish/meats (inc herring, caviar, bologna, salami, pepperoni), liver, avocados, bananas, figs, raisins+ red wine. Check out my plate recommendations for food ideas, alternatives. From a fellow migraineur since childhood:). ...Read more

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Could eating pomegranate seeds affect your penis size?

Could eating pomegranate seeds affect your penis size?

Although eating : Pomegranate seeds is very healthy - it will not change the size of your penis. ...Read more

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Are pomegranates safe to eat if you have gestational diabetes?

Pomegranates: Pomegranates are a healthy, low calorie, high-antioxidant-power fruit. It's a nice add-in to an otherwise healthy diet for gestational diabetes or otherwise. ...Read more

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Could pomegranate affect a patient's intake of warfarin, please?

Could pomegranate affect a patient's intake of warfarin, please?

Unlikely: There's a negligible amount of vitamin K. Apparently there's a case report suggesting it raises the INR but that's far from proof. Here's the reference: http://www.ptinr.com/warfarin-you/dietary-food-beverage/food-interactions/pomegranate-warfarin ...Read more