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Doctor insights on: Lemons, Yogurt And Better Skin

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What are the health and skin benefits of coconut oil and almonds?

What are the health and skin benefits of coconut oil and almonds?

Protein Source: Almonds are a good fat and a good protein source, so they are a nice and healthy snack. Otherwise there are no special or extra health benefits. And, medicine would remain fully neutral on the topic of coconut oil on the skin. There is nothing there for health or not health. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of great tea and coconut oil?

What are the benefits of great tea and coconut oil?

None proven ... yet: There are no randomized controlled trials demonstrating any benefit to consuming green tea & coconut oil. At least in the States, manufacturers of dietary supplements are not required to prove either safety nor effectiveness of their products. Any claims of benefit are from observational studies which can only help develop hypotheses but can't prove causal relationship. Spend money on real food ...Read more

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Benefits of carrots in the skin?

Benefits of carrots in the skin?

Vitamin A and skin: Vitamin a is important to having healthy skin. It is one of the fat-soluble vitamins and over-dosage causes problems too. It helps reduce the risk of acne, it is a powerful anti-oxidant that helps protect the skin, and helps the skin look youthful. ...Read more

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What are the health benefits of hibiscus and lemon juice in hot water?

What are the health benefits of hibiscus and lemon juice in hot water?

Soothing or calming: The hot water will help to keep you hydrated, and thats probably the only health benefit. ...Read more

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What are the health benefits of eating pith of fruit in the citrus variety?

What are the health benefits of eating pith of fruit in the citrus variety?

Food: The pitt of a citrus fruit would have no health benefits. Any 'rumors' to the contrary would be false myths. ...Read more

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What are the health benefits and nutrition facts of "nungu fruit"(palmyra fruit) and the toddy from this tree wikipedia.Org/wiki/borassus_flabellifer?

What are the health benefits and nutrition facts of "nungu fruit"(palmyra fruit) and the toddy from this tree wikipedia.Org/wiki/borassus_flabellifer?

Can't recommend it: This is used by traditional healers in india and southeast asia. A quick look at the nih database showed the flour to contain some known spirostane neurotoxins, (paralyze rats; int j foo sci health 2004 & 2009), two articles suggesting it can improve glucose tolerance in rats, and one that it kills cell cultures. Nobody's writing about the fruit, which is eaten & seems harmless. That's all. ...Read more

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I blend a piece of aloe vera with the skin on with fruits and milk, it there any health risk with the aloe?

I blend a piece of aloe vera with the skin on with fruits and milk, it there any health risk with the aloe?

Yes: Aloe vera, while a great home remedy used on skin for treating sunburn, can have toxic properties when ingested. The sap from the aloe vera contains aloin, which can cause irritation of the intestines leading to diarrhea. Misuse may lead to severe electrolyte loss, which is why the fda has banned the use of aloin in over-the-counter laxatives. ...Read more

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What are the health benefits of olive oil and lemmon pepper?

What are the health benefits of olive oil and lemmon pepper?

Olive oil is great: Olive oil is an omega 9 fat and is extremely healthy. Its regular use in a mediterrean diet has been shown to decrease heart disease, diabetes, and decrease inflammation. Lemon pepper is basically lemon juice spiced with pepper to help add flavor. It has not been associated with true medical benefits and the detox programs using it are not studied. I think its great to add for taste though. ...Read more

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Will kashmir saffron added in the milk everyday enhance the colour of skin?

Will kashmir saffron added in the milk everyday enhance the colour of skin?

Not likely: Unfortunately, there is no evidence that skin color can be enhanced with kashmir saffron. ...Read more

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What is the health benefit of vinegar and pickled foods?

What is the health benefit of vinegar and pickled foods?

Multiple: Vinegar-good for people with diabetes-slows down absorption of carbs, lowers bad cholesterol, good for arthritis, balances the body ph, anti-inflammatory -all these when taken in salads, ... Externally (50/50 dilution with water)-for toninghair and skin.Pickled foods are very good for healthy digestive tract-provide healthy flora, trigger the secretion of digestive juices, provide minerals, plenty vitami. ...Read more

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Will drinking fish oil with water diminish the benefits of the fish oil?

Will drinking fish oil with water diminish the benefits of the fish oil?

No: It should not diminish the benefits of the fish oil. Just make sure no one injects into their veins as that may cause embolus which can cause serious side effects. ...Read more

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Can the skins of butter beans have any nutritional value?

Can the skins of butter beans have any nutritional value?

Its Fiber: Fiber, of both water soluble and water insoluble variety, provides health benefits. Fiber accelerates how quickly food transits through the gut. Fiber adds bulk to stool and improves bowel regularity. Fiber can be used as an adjunct to weight loss by filling you up without excess calories, and in so doing restricting fat intake. But too much fiber can make you gassy and increase stool volume. ...Read more

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Which are the benefits of using kefir in my diet?

Which are the benefits of using kefir in my diet?

Kefit: Kefir provides healthy probiotics (like Lactobacillus, Lactococcus, & Bifidobacterium, bacteria & yeast. It contains: Vitamins A, B1, B2, B5, B6, B7, B9, B12, C & K, a well as minerals like calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, potassium, iron, zinc, manganese & copper as well as amino acids like lysine, phenylalanine, tryptophan, methionine & valine. It helps to aid digestion/ gut health & immunity. ...Read more

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