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What Are The Health Benefits Of Tangerine Seeds
Losing weight: To lose weight, get ur resting metabolism rate done (weight loss centers do this). This determines the total number of calories you need to lose 1-2lbs/week. Decreasing 500cal/day will give you a 1lb wt loss in 1wk; drink water (1/2 your body weight), eat small meals about 150-200cal 2-4x/ (depending on your metabolism rate) and 500cal/meal at night: lean protein/veggies; avoid carbs, . ...Read more
Supplement better: Although a tangerine has up to 1 mg of nobiletin, mostly in the peel and pith, I would probably use a supplement instead to get the maximum benefit from nobiletin ...Read more
Probably yes: A tangelo is a hybrid cross between a tangerine and a grapefruit. In other words a tangelo is 50% tangerine. If you are allergic to tangerine it would be foolhardy to try your luck with a tangelo. In fact, I would strongly advise caution with all citrus - orange, lemon, lime, grapefruit and kumquat. ...Read more
None: These are essentially equivalent. More time gets wasted in discussions of "healthy eating" then perhaps anything else in health. Maintaining your level of physical fitness is much more important for an ordinary person than obsessing over food choices. My sixth sense tells me you already know this. ...Read more
I am 19 weeks pregnant and accidentally swallowed a mandarin/tangerine seed. Should I be concerned?
No, it should pass: This shouldn't be a problem, the seed is small, and should pass without any issues, same as if you weren't pregnant. ...Read more
It could: Most "diets" will work for certain amounts of weight loss, but there are problems with these fads. Often they are not reasonable to maintain weight loss and people get easily frustrated and give up on their goals, gaining the weight back quickly. The only real diet you should consider is one that involves a dedicated lifestyle change in your eating and exercise plan. ...Read more
Food allergy: Allergy to any food, in this case tangerine 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
One fruit: It depends on the preson and what else you are eating, so a detary consult is the best idea. However, in general one fruit is not too much sugar for a healthy inidividual. In fact five serving of fruits or vegetables per day is the usual recommendation for healthy eating. This includes not just sugar but fiber caloiers and vitamins and proteins. ...Read more
Yes: Most fruits have vit. C.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have a tangerine sized spot on my abdomen. The surface skin is whitish and shines and there is thickness under it. There is also slight reddening?
Sorry, but this one: Can't be properly assessed via this format. Recommend dermatological evaluation. Take care. ...Read more
I've had light yellow colored stools for over 2 weeks. Could this be due to eating too many tangerines? (1-2 a day)
Please stop taking the tangerines for several days and see if the stool colors go back to "normal". If yes, you know not to take tangerines. If no you must see your doctor.
Please let me know what happens. ...Read more
Daily make a smoothie that is water, 2 tbsp Greek yogurt, c of cauliflower, c of blueberries & 1 tangerine. Too much sugar? Don't drink soft drinks
I think I have a hernia. What are the symptoms? Is it necessary to have surgery right away? I had a c-section with a horizontal incision about 16 years ago. There is a slight bulge (golf ball to tangerine size) on my lower abdomen near the left end of whe
Consult a surgeon: Please see your primary care or your ob/gyn first but if the lump only appeared recently then it may not be related to your c-section. It could be an inguinal hernia or a femoral hernia and you will need a consultation and treatment by a surgeon. If indicated they may order a scan to rule out other issues or confirm the diagnosis. ...Read more
Do you mean sunflower seed oil? If so, it does not treat any illness. It is no better or worse than other vegetable oils.
Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more
Kundalini: Kundalini is a psycho spiritual energy, the energy of consciousness which is thought to reside in the sleeping body, and is aroused either through spiratual discipline or spontaneously to bring a new state of consciousness. ...Read more
Seaweed: Seaweed is wonderful for health! Seaweed is high in calcium. It contains lignans which are antioxidants. A great source of chlorophyll, it can help our bodies to detoxify. It has a chemical composition close to plasma. Their Sulfated Polysaccharides have anti-inflammatory effects. It provided bio-available Iron & soluble fiber. See the many tips taps on seaweed superfoods. ...Read more
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