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What is the benefit of ginger root in your diet?

What is the benefit of ginger root in your diet?

Several benefits: Ginger root has been a remedy used in ancient china for a variety of ailments. Most commonly, it is believed that ginger can aid in digestive issues. In addition, it can help with nausea and vomiting. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Ginger (Definition)

Human studies suggests that 1g daily of ginger may be effective for nausea and vomiting in pregnant women when used for short periods (no longer than 4 days). Several studies have found that ginger is better than placebo in relieving morning sickness. In a small study of 30 pregnant women with severe vomiting, those who took 1 gram of ginger every day for 4 days reported more relief from vomiting than those who took placebo. In a larger study of 70 pregnant women with nausea and vomiting, those who received a similar dosage of ginger felt less nauseous and did not vomit as much as those who received placebo. Pregnant women should ask their doctor before taking ginger, and should be careful not take more ...Read more


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Im a mum of a 3mnths baby , im breast feeding.Went to a nuritienest, gave me diet, in that rooibois&ginger root tea, 2tea bags after meals.Is it safe 4 b?

Im a mum of a 3mnths baby , im breast feeding.Went to a nuritienest, gave me diet, in that rooibois&ginger root tea, 2tea bags after meals.Is it safe 4 b?

Yes: And hopefully your nutritionist knows ou are breastfeeding. The tea is fine...Pay attention to your baby...If baby is very fussy or has some reaction after you drink the tea, it means it may be a bit strong, so reduce the dosage , stop it and or call the nutritionist. ...Read more

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What health benefits has root ginger?

What health benefits has root ginger?

Root ginger: Mainly for Gastro intestinal tract ailmentssuch as nausea, gases or spasms. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of a whole food and plant based diet?

Not as healthy!: As a professor of nutrition and md, i see many nutritional deficiencies in vegetarians, particularly vegans. Plant based diets eschew the protein efficiency of animal based protein. Also, many mineral in animal sources are more concentrated. I believe being a vegetarian is a sociaal statment. Humans have never been vegetarians until recently! ...Read more

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Can there be any real evidence of the benefits of a raw diet?

Can there be any real evidence of the benefits of a raw diet?

Raw Food diet: A raw diet is generally a type of a vegetarian diet. Long-term effects of a vegetarian diet on healthy outcomes are difficult to separate from those of the vegetarian lifestyle of regular exercise, avoidance of tobacco and alcohol products and some study showed that the consumption of the vegetarian diet is associated with a lower incidence of obesity, heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of having healthy habits and a good diet?

What are the benefits of having healthy habits and a good diet?

Longevity: So far we can not change our genes. The only thing we can do is to have good eating habits ( low bad cholesterol, low sodium, plenty of fruits and vegetabes or increased fiber, plenty of antioxidants) and do regular exercise, and avoid things that are dangerouse like smoking, drugs or excessive drinking, or risky sex. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of taking up a low sugar diet?

What are the benefits of taking up a low sugar diet?

Many!: Losing weight. Improving lipids. Not becoming diabetic. Discipline! decreasing fermentation in the gut. Many others! decrease starch too: it is immediately converted to sugar! ...Read more

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Can you explain what are the benefits and drawbacks of a primarly meat based diet?

Can you explain what are the benefits and drawbacks of a primarly meat based diet?

Increased heart dx.: The studies clearly show that lots of meat increases inflammation and heart disease. It can also lead to gout. I've written a good summary of the elements of a healthy diet. You can cut and paste this link to read my summary. www.mdprevent.blogspot.com. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of going on a sugar free diet?

What are the benefits of going on a sugar free diet?

Immense: By sugar free, i mean no sugar including artificial sweeteners. Fruits are okay in moderation. I've written a good summary of the elements of a healthy diet. You can cut and paste this link to read my summary. www.mdprevent.blogspot.com. ...Read more

Dr. Arthur Heller
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Diet (Definition)

refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more