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What Are The Benefits Of Dried Kiwi Fruit
Am craving kiwifruit so have been eating 12-14 everyday. What are the side effects of over eating kiwi fruit?
You're having them..: Diarrhea and loose stools. They are mostly sugar, with a little fat and a little protein, so it FEELS like you can live on them. But they are WAY more fiber than most people are used to eating, aside from the very health-conscious. So it's like a massive colon cleansing. In the long run, though, If you literally LIVED on them, you could become toxic on some vitamins, deficient in others, get sick. ...Read more
I am preg. And can I eat kiwi fruit and chocolates as I am craving for chocolates very badly, hw much chcolate should I eat per day in gms, ?
Kiwi: 1 medium kiwi (69 gm) has 0.79 gm protein, 42 cal. & 2.1 gm dietary fiber. It has Potassium - 215 mg, Phosphorus - 23 mg, Magnesium - 12 mg, Calcium - 23 mg, Sodium - 2 mg, Iron - 0.21 mg, Selenium 0.1 mcg, Manganese - 0.068 mg, Copper - 0.09 mg, Zinc - 0.1 mg, Vit A - 60 IU, Vit B1 - 0.019 mg, Vit B2 - 0.017 mg, Niacin - 0.235 mg, Folate (folic acid) - 17 mcg, Pantothenic Acid - 0.126 mg, Vit B6 - 0.043 mg, ...Read more
My 15/months baby has severe cold n cough. Can I give kiwi fruit? Can u suggest some more fruits to include in his diet? Is kiwi fruit advisable?
Various: Eating kiwi, if you are allergic to it, may cause itchy mouth, sore mouth, nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramps, diarrhea, hives, skin itching, drop in blood pressure, loss of consciousness, or even death. This is a partial list of potential symptoms. You may only get 1 or 2 of these. Symptoms with kiwi could also indicate an allergy to ragweed or latex. ...Read more
Food allergy: Allergy to any food, in this case kiwi will cause symptoms of oral itching, lip or tongue swelling, hives, breathing difficulty and/or throat closure etc. Food allergy is diagnosed with clinical history followed by skin or blood test and that information helps establish the diagnosis and severity of the allergy. ...Read more
Yes: Allergies are your body's response to foods or other items that you come in contact with. Kiwi is a potential allergen (item that causes allergies); I know of at least one individual who develops an anaphylactic reaction to kiwi. ...Read more
Kiwi: Enjoy your kiwi and good luck with conceiving. Take care. ...Read more
How do I know if I have copper spray poisoning? I have been working in a kiwi fruit orchard. It is verry possible that I have inhaled the spray.
Please suggest some home remedy for kiwi fruit allergy? I feel bad because I don't want to do allergy shots anymore. What should I do?
No shots for kiwi: An oral reaction to kiwi can be related to a ragweed pollen allergy. Controlling that allergy will ameliorate your symptoms to kiwi. If you get a systemic reaction to kiwi, you need to avoid it all together. It may be related to a latex allergy too. So shots will only help you with the first case, by controlling your ragweed allergy. ...Read more
Am a patient on daily warfarin needing to limit vitamin k intake. A kiwi fruit has 70% of recommended k as listed on label. Is this too much K?
Vitamin K: Yes Kiwi would have higher levels than you would want. You need to avoid Vitamin K1. Warfarin will effect bone density and can cause osteoporosis and increase calcium deposits in the arteries of the heart. You may take vitamin K2M7 up to 100 mcg daily to avoid these side effects without affecting your INR. Other foods high in K are spinach, broccoli, cabbage, liver, egg yolks and tomatoes ...Read more
Dried fruits: In general fresh fruits retain more nutrients, such as vitamins, minerals and flavanoids. Drying removes water from fruits so dried fruits are more concentrated with sugar and calories. Extra sweeteners like refined sugar or high-fructose corn syrup may be added to the dried fruits. So you need to practice portion control to avoid consumption of eccess calories. But they tend to be high in fiber! ...Read more
Dates health Benefit:
I commend you for good choices for your Health
1. Dates are rich in vitamins and minerals.
2. rich source of protein, dietary fiber and rich in vitamin B1, B2, B3 and B5 along with vitamin A1 and C.
3. Dates are great energy boosters as they contain natural sugars like glucose, sucrose and fructose
4. Dates are rich in potassium and reduced in sodium. This helps regulate a healthy nervous system. ...Read more
Raisins: The problem with dry fruit and an 11 month old would be the risk of choking or inhaling it. You should only give food that can be smashed. Raisins are usually ok because they are soft and will eventually dissolve. But, even they can cause choking. ...Read more
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A bit less. . .: In general, heat used to dehydrate fruit causes loss of heat-sensitive nutrients such as Vitamin C. Aside from that 1/4 cup dried fruit is, for the most part, comparable to 1 cup fresh fruit, aside from H2O content. Check out http://www. Nytimes. Com/2008/07/01/science/01qna. Html & http://healthyeating. Sfgate. Com/dried-fruit-nutritious-fresh-fruit-7614.html. ...Read more
Nothing: Unless you are applying the fruit to your skin as some do, the fruits nourish the inside of the body and contribute to overall health which will allow your skin to be as healthy as possible. ...Read more
Food: The pitt of a citrus fruit would have no health benefits. Any 'rumors' to the contrary would be false myths. ...Read more
I eat dried fruit each day. What do the sulfites do inside a person's body, and why do some people say sulfites are bad?
Ignorance, mostly...: Sulfites are added to dried fruits to keep them from turning brown; they occur naturally in some things, e.g. Wine & beer. Contrary to popular perception, sulfiting agents are not teratogenic, mutagenic, or carcinogenic - but you can be allergic to them. The fda puts them in the category of "generally regarded as safe." so if you're not allergic to them, eat your dried fruit and don't worry. ...Read more
Query the benefits of a cocktail cup of cut-up small pieces of 3 or 4 different fruits compared with eating just 1 slice of only a particular fruit?
Both good: A matter of taste. Always good to eat fruit of mixed variety, not necessarily at the same meal in a fruit cup, unless you enjoy them together. ...Read more
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