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What Are The Health Benefits Of Preserved Lemons
Soothing or calming: The hot water will help to keep you hydrated, and that's probably the only health benefit. ...Read more
Lemon extract: Is rich in citrate. Citrate is essential as a kidney stone prevention compound. In fact citrate is unique that way. So, published data do demonstrate that stone formers who intake 4-6 tablespoons of lemon extract per day (ReaLemon) stop forming stones. ...Read more
I have been reading lately on the health benefits of drinking hot water with fresh lemon juice. I have gerd, will the lemon do me more harm than good?
May actually help!: Many people find that drinking lemon juice actually helps GERD! However, any benefits are temporary and purely symptomatic (like the drugs that are commonly used). For an excellent and thorough discussion of how to cure GERD by addressing the underlying causes please see http://chriskresser. Com/what-everybody-ought-to-know-but-doesnt-about-heartburn-gerd ...Read more
I read of many health benefits taking water with lemon juice and a spoon of apple cider vinegar before meal. But is this bad for bones (osteoporosis)?
No those items are not bad for your bones.
You are still young to have osteoporosis. If you have it, are you being treated for osteoporosis? I don't see any osteoporosis meds on your medication list! ...Read more
There are no known health benefits of GMO foods. The foods currently approved have been engineered to produce their own pesticides or withstand massive doses of the herbicide Roundup but these traits are likely to make them more toxic rather than benefit health.
Golden rice, a GMO rice modified to produce beta carotene, may have benefits but is not yet approved.
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MCT oil: Is relatively healthy for several reasons. It is a good source of concentrated calories and is readily absorbed by the body without needing bile to help. If more fat is taken as MCT and less as long chain fatty acids, one is less likely to develop cardiovascular disease as well. ...Read more
In my opinion none: Small amounts of alcohol in ANY form (beer, wine or distilled spirits) - ONE standard drink per day - may have a beneficial effect on raising High density lipoprotein (HDL), a form of cholesterol that is protective. However, it goes up far more with exercise. Amounts of alcohol over this do not benefit health - they harm it. More than 1 drink/day in women and 2/day in men is the limit of safe use ...Read more
Fiber, Iron Vit C:
Better Iron Absorption Plus More Antioxidant Protection from Vitamin C
Fiber for Regularity, Lower Cholesterol, & Intestinal Protection
They are also low in calories, and normalize blood sugar due to their high fiber content.
They are an excellent part of a weight loss program because of the low calories, high fiber, and nutrients ...Read more
Glad you asked!: To get the benefits you need pure dark chocolate. Cacao contains phenylethylamine (amphetimine-like effect) theobromine (jitter-free stimulant that is toxic to domestic animals) epicatechin (antioxidant - strengthen cell membranes) and polyphenols-anti-inflammatory enzymes) so a positive effect on blood pressure, digestion and glucose metabolism. But high in calories, most candy bars won't do this. ...Read more