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I can eat strawberries with no problem but get a terrible rash when i pick them i was told the plant is a concentrated form of the berry y the rash?

I can eat strawberries with no problem but get a terrible rash when i pick them i was told the plant is a concentrated form of the berry y the rash?

Contact allergy: This has nothing to do with food allergy, it is a skin contact allergy to the leaves which wil happen with a number of other plants such as zuchini and tomato plants, you needto wear gloves when you touch the plants and a topical steroid can help with the rash. ...Read more

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Whats the benefits of strawberry?

Whats the benefits of strawberry?

Many: Red, juicy, delicious strawberries are one of the healthiest fruits to include in your diet. Strawberries are chockfull of antioxidants and other essential nutrients that can flavorfully help you reduce your risk of cancer, heart disease, inflammatory diseases, and birth defects as well as manage your weight. ...Read more

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What is a strawberry?

What is a strawberry?

Hemangioma?: I'm guessing you are asking about a red birthmark made up of blood vessels called a strawberry hemangioma, it is not present at birth, usually appears by 1 month as a bright red bump, grows rapidly, then usually disappears by age 9 years. After that it can be removed for cosmetic reasons. Please ask us again if that was not your question! ...Read more

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Whats a strawberry patch on a person?

Whats a strawberry patch on a person?

DERMATOLOGIST: Anything to a congenital hemangioma to pg woman getting a "mask of pregnancy. Autoimmune diseases also can cause this. ...Read more

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Do strawberries have estrogen?

Do strawberries have estrogen?

Not significant : 100 grams of strawberries have about 50 micrograms of phytoestrogens. This is not really enough to be significant. ...Read more

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Why are strawberries and balsamic vinegar good?

Why are strawberries and balsamic vinegar good?

Antioxidants: Strawberries contain antioxidants and studies suggest they can lower low-density lipoprotein levels and help to prevent atherosclerosis. Balsamic vinegar contains polyphenol (antioxidants) and can assist with digestion by increasing the function of pepsin. ...Read more

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Will eating strawberries daily affect my bowels?

Will eating strawberries daily affect my bowels?

YES: There is some evidence that strawberry benefits include vitamin c content, ability to lower blood pressure & high cholesterol, anti-inflammatory properties & high fiber content which may benefit constipation by softening stools, but also reduce diarrhea. Antioxidant content has health benefits. Each person must assess personal response to any food. ...Read more

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Can i eat cranberries and strawberries together?

Yes: In fact, there are many recipes out there that use this combination. May i ask why you are concerned? ...Read more

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What are the strawberries i'm activia real strawberries?

What are the strawberries i'm activia real strawberries?

YES: as far as I can tell .....they are indeed "real" Hope this helps P.S It's my favorite Activia flavor Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more

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I accidentally swallowed a strawberry whole. Is this bad?

I accidentally swallowed a strawberry whole. Is this bad?

Strawberry: I agree w dr. Wright. If you were going to aspirate it (have it drop into your actual airway) you would have known immediately. It is important to masticate (chew) your food well before swallowing. It is safer & begins the digestion process. ...Read more

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Is there any correlation between strawberries and cognitive processes?

Is there any correlation between strawberries and cognitive processes?

Occasionally...: If tired or hungry, a snack of strawberries can help one perk up and finish homework, paperwork, or computer work. If a third-grader is procrastinating about his math, an offer of strawberries can get his brain motivated. Of course, it only works if used once in a while. ...Read more

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I have a colonoscopy, but i ate 3 strawberries, will this affect my test?

I have a colonoscopy, but i ate 3 strawberries, will this affect my test?

Probably not: But why would you do so when I am sure the instructions were to stay on a clear liquid diet? Contact your endoscopist to decide if they want to reschedule the exam with another prep or they will proceed. Do not eat anything else for goodness sakes. ...Read more

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Which is healthier, a jar of baby food or a little cup of strawberry yogurt?

Which is healthier, a jar of baby food or a little cup of strawberry yogurt?

See below: Baby food is processed. It is better to make your own food if you can. The yogurt would be healthier. And there is no specific reason to avoid berries in kids. Dr greene's book feeding your baby green is a great resource. ...Read more

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Is it possible to be allergic to strawberry leaves but not the strawberry itself?

Is it possible to be allergic to strawberry leaves but not the strawberry itself?

Yes: Some folks develop hives when they touch the leaves of some plants. This is called contact urticaria and is common with juniper, squash, pumpkin and tomato. They don't necessarily have allergy symptoms when they eat the fruit of the plant. I haven't heard of anyone else with strawberry leaf allergy but it's certainly possible. Get someone else to do the picking & enjoy the eating. ...Read more

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Can you be allergic to artificial strawberry flavour and not be allergic to actual strawberries?

Can you be allergic to artificial strawberry flavour and not be allergic to actual strawberries?

Yes: You can be allergic to artificial flavors which are man-made chemicals and have no relation to a real food ...Read more

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I found strawberries in babyfood I bought. I thought babies couldn't have strawberries until older?

I found strawberries in babyfood I bought. I thought babies couldn't have strawberries until older?

Mostly safe to give: Years ago it was thought that delaying the introduction of certain foods would decrease the possibility of a child developing allergies. That is no longer the case. If there is no compelling family history of food allergies it is common practice to start diverse solids, including strawberries at about six months of age. As with any new food, if you see any reaction, discontinue it. ...Read more

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