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Probably not: Tamarind seed will pass out in poo so shouldn't be anything to worry about. ...Read more
Likely nothing: The seed in its natural form has a hard coat that is likely to prevent any digestion as it passes through the kids GI tract over 3-4 days. In some parts of the world it is consumed as food, though removing the hard coat makes it a difficult seed to enjoy. As far as I can tell, there are no toxicities related to its ingestion. ...Read more
Probably nothing: People all over the world accidentally swallow a couple of seeds every once in a while. Usually nothing happens. ...Read more
Nothing: Most likely nothing will happen. You will just pass it. ...Read more
I took a ipill afrer 1 hour of sex day before yesterday and yesterday night means after 24 hours I eat tamarind....does I pill works or not??
Tartness or acidity:
Tamarind is a bitter fruit from the african tamarind tree.
It is used as a spice in cooking. You may have a sensitivity to the tamarind fruit or the tartness (acidity) may cause the sensitivity. ...Read more
I love having tamarind with salt and chilli powder but it makes me gain weight. Even the next day. Thought it was supposed to help weight loss. Why?
Salt: The more salt you ingest the more fluid you will transiently retain, which will temporarily increase your weight. You will not have an appreciable weight change from day to day without some radical change in your diet or your exercise level. If you stick to a reasonable dietary intake and continue to exercise and minimize empty calorie intake (starch, sugar, etc.) you will not gain much weight. ...Read more
Healthy fruit: Tamarind is traditionally used to regulate digestion as it is rich in fiber, lowers cholesterol, is a good source of antioxidants & may protect against heart disease & cancer. I know of no evidence it has any effects on menstrual cycles. See http://www. Livestrong. Com/article/409181-the-benefits-of-tamarind/ & http://herbs. Ygoy. Com/top-15-health-benefits-of-tamarind/. ...Read more
Is tamarind fruit harmful for patient who has undergone urethrocystoscopy? Is it harmful for chronic prostatitis?
Tamarind: The tamarind tree produces edible, pod-like fruit used extensively in foreign cuisines. It has also been shown to have antibacterial activity, although not in humans. There is no indication of urinary tract toxicity or negative effects on the prostate. ...Read more
I have a sluggish metabolism. I am hypothyroid. I am on levothyroxine at 112mg. Would a drink containing tamarind pulp be of benefit to me?
I'm 34 weeks and found out im 1cm dilated and 30% effaced. Is there any foods I need to avoid to cause further dilation? Lemon tamarind etc?
No: There are no foods that enhance or stop cervical dilation. Decreasing extreme physical activity if you are having severe cramping is sometimes effective. ...Read more
I have one kidney, one 5 cm fibroid, bicornuate uterus and yet miraculously pregnant after 6 yrs. Can I have tamarind? Food planning please.
Sweet, sour fruit:
The tamarind is best described as sweet and sour in taste, and is high in tartaric acid, sugar, B vitamins and, oddly for a fruit, calcium. Eat it in moderation.
Congratulations on your pregnancy.
Going forward remember to drink water generously, sleep on a regular schedule and eat foods grown locally and in season.
Consider a "sattvic" diet of fruits and vegetables, nuts, oils and cooking herbs. ...Read more
Unknown but...: I do not know much about these drought-resistant super seeds but as best as I can tell, these were developed using "advanced hybrid technology" and are not technically "genetically modified." if this is true then they are probably safe. I question the safety of all gmo foods; while more research needs to be done, animal studies suggest they are quite hazardous- see http://bit. Ly/19xax7e for more. ...Read more
Well you can google: It. It is a seed which has beneficial antibiotic properties and also can be eaten. It is used in poultices and can be used to purify water. Most western medicine doctors are not trained to make poultices but in the past they were used for many ailments. I think today we tend to use antibiotics and anti inflammatory agents rather than poultices, spiderwebs and other treatments. ...Read more
Sure: Flax seed oil actually has Omega-3 fatty acids in it which has the possibility to help the heart and brain. .. Although the actual science on if and how it helps is still a bit murky at this point. As with almost anything, moderation is key. Hope that helps! ...Read more
Neutral: Orange seeds are commonly ingested when seeded oranges are eaten. They cause not harm; will be digested if chewed and may pass unchanged as intact seeds. In no case will they do anything to your body. ...Read more
You decide: Like all living things, cucumber seeds contain a huge number of substances some of which do things to cells in tissue cultures and so forth. And like everything else it has some vitamins and minerals in it. I would caution you against using this or any other supplement for a specific purpose, especially if you are actually sick. It's your money. ...Read more