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What Is A Healthy Way To Include Tinospora Into My Daily Diet
What a pill!: Tinospora cordifolia(i think i spelled it correctly) is a plant from indian/eastern culture that has a myriad of uses; though care should be exercised when using it...Always check with your doctor before adding this to your regimen; and a tablet/capsule is the easiest dosage form for it. ...Read more
Helped yes, cured???: Tinospora is an interesting compound. It has many immune stimulating properties, which is how it likely helps with swine flu. We lack safety studies on it, so be cautious in its use. It has the potential to help, but i don't know about cure. Homeopathic flu medications are also helpful. Make sure you have optimal vitamin a, d, and zinc levels as they are also essential for immune health. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Has tinospora ever been used to treat multiple myeloma or be used at the same time as other multiple myeloma treatment?
Maybe no data?: Never heard of tinospora until your question. I saw a scattering of mentions on an internet search, but no real data. A recent august 2011 review on tinospora in various conditions (not myeloma) is here: http://www.Lahey.Org/departments_and_locations/departments/cancer_center/ebsco_content/multiple_myeloma.Aspx?Chunkiid=111811. ...Read more
Will any of the substances, turmeric, fenugreek, and giloy (Tinospora cordifolia) help protect against the loss of bone mass ?
Voodoo snake oil: Hi. No. You're right about at peak bone mass in life at age 29. Get enough dietary calcium and vitamin D (that will probably require supplements). You can buy that herbal junk, but you're just enriching the snake oil salespeople. Also for skeletal health, get weight-bearing exercise, and don't smoke. Good luck! ...Read more
Should i consume tinospora cardifolia concentrate, as in 2010 i was diagnosed with itp and vitamin B12 deficiency? Does the herb has side effects?
Recommendations...: ...are different if your goal is to: 1) repair a diseased liver; 2) reverse fatty liver; 3) aid eradication of viral hepatitis; 4) keep a cirrhotic liver compensated; 5) optimally maintain a healthy liver as healthy. How can we best help you here? By the way, you can't go wrong by minimizing alcohol intake regardless of which of the above conditions exist. ...Read more
What are some good foods to include in our daily diets to keep the immune system healthy, esp. During cold/flu season?
Protein + hydration: I'm not much a believer in foods 'enhancing' immune function beyond the concept of good nutrition as a whole. But go for some extra protein. And keeping yourself well hydrated will help mucus production to clear the bad bugs from your respiratory passageways. Chicken soup anyone? ...Read more
Anyone know what is a healthy amount of iodine a 48 year old woman suppose to have in her daily diet?
Can you please guide me to what can be a healthy nutrition plan and best diet to consume daily for a 14 years old boy ?
Healthy natural food: A teen should eat healthy, natural foods. Healthy usually means lower fat (especially low in animal fats), a moderate amount of protein, a moderate amount of whole grain carbohydrates (but very little sugar or plain starches), and lots of veggies. Natural means unprocessed, with little salt, sauces, or preservatives. Plant fats such as those in nuts or in olive oil are better than animal fats. ...Read more
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