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Which are the benefits of using kefir in my diet?

Which are the benefits of using kefir in my diet?

Probiotic, vits,min: Kefir is a fermented dairy product, similar to but different from yogurt. Both will have probiotic (gut friendly)bacteria, are low lactose dairy (bacteria digest some of the lactose), good source of protein, calcium, magnesium , b6, b12, phosphorus; tasty and nutritious. Drink up! ...Read more

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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


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What are the effects of a diet mainly of vegetables and fruits?

What are the effects of a diet mainly of vegetables and fruits?

Vegan diet: President clinton became a vegan (no animal products, eggs, or dairy) and apparently reversed his heart problems. He lost 30 pounds and has more energy than a 30-year-old. But he takes supplements to prevent certain vitamin and mineral deficiencies. You can do very well on fruits, vegetables, and super grains like quinoa if you get some professional advice about nutrition. ...Read more

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What are the best sources for vitamin a through e in terms of diet and supplements?

What are the best sources for vitamin a through e in terms of diet and supplements?

See below: A through e covers them all. They don't give us nearly enough room here to answer this so i will refer you to this excellent web site where you can find good info on the best food sources for every vitamin, as well as minerals: http://whfoods.Org/essential-nutrients/ for supplements see http://www.Multivitaminguide.Org/ for independent ratings of 101 different brands of mulitivitamins & comment:. ...Read more

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What are some of the benefits of using safflower oil?

What are some of the benefits of using safflower oil?

Omega-6: Safflower oil is a healthy option because it contains omega-6 fatty acids. It is high in unsaturated fat & low in saturated fat. ...Read more

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The tablets of ultra slim plus of ''the vitamin company'' helps in the reduction of fat?? or useful in weight loss??? if yes then how many months???

The tablets of ultra slim plus of ''the vitamin company'' helps in the reduction of fat?? or useful in weight loss??? if yes then how many months???

No: It's a total waste of money. Learn to eat and exercise properly for the rest of your life, to lose the weight and keep it off. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or internet scams. ...Read more

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Is the eating of the rice make a belly fat? Or the bread? Which one of them has the most benefit?

Is the eating of the rice make a belly fat? Or the bread? Which one of them has the most benefit?

Both: Both rice and bread, being carbs from grain, can cause weight gain if too much is eaten. Rice may be slightly healthier than bread, both ok in smaller amounts. ...Read more

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What are the health benefits of eating pith of fruit in the citrus variety?

What are the health benefits of eating pith of fruit in the citrus variety?

Food: The pitt of a citrus fruit would have no health benefits. Any 'rumors' to the contrary would be false myths. ...Read more

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Which is the order of mixing of oil, acacia, and water in the dry-gum method of making an emulsion?

Which is the order of mixing of oil, acacia, and water in the dry-gum method of making an emulsion?

Prednicarbate: Prednicarbate is a relatively new topical steroid. Depending on the amount ingested, i presume it was minute, likely nothing will happen. ...Read more

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What is the purpose of a phytonutrient? Are they mainly antioxidants? I read olive fruit's hydroxytyrosol has the highest orac of antioxidants.

What is the purpose of a phytonutrient? Are they mainly antioxidants? I read olive fruit's hydroxytyrosol has the highest orac of antioxidants.

Beware of salesmen: People will try to sell anything, so watch out for products that claim to do beneficial things in lab studies, animal studies, very small studies, or studies that are not done in people like you. A phytonutrient is a plant-derived compound (chemical, protein, material) found to have positive health effects... But most are not studied, purified, nor quantified like real medicines have to be. ...Read more

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Are there benefits of the spice tumeric in your diet?

Are there benefits of the spice tumeric in your diet?

Yes: But only if it is combined with a black pepper that contains piperine. Tumeric is otherwise poorly absorbed. The indian people who consume large amounts tumeric in their diet through their curry dishes are noted to have the lowest incidence of alzheimer's disease. ...Read more

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Are the effects of saturated fat on health lessened by exercise and why?

Intake: Of saturated fat can lead to weight gain and elevated cholesterol. Weight reduction can lower risks of obesity and also lead to improvement in cholesterol by lowering Insulin resistance. Medication may still be required. Check w/your doctor. ...Read more

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What are the proven advantages of eliminating wheat and dairy from the diet?

What are the proven advantages of eliminating wheat and dairy from the diet?

No wheat, no dairy: Some people have problems with the protein in wheat called gluten. Others just need to cut down on their intake of simple carbohydrates. Some people can't digest the sugar called lactose in milk. Others don't tolerate the milk protein. For most people the quantity is what's important. Whole wheat is better than plain white. And milk for people >2 years old should be 1% or skim. ...Read more

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What are some of the best things I can include in my daily diet to aid in a healthy liver?

What are some of the best things I can include in my daily diet to aid in a healthy liver?

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

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What are the proven advantages of jogging everyday in the morning?

What are the proven advantages of jogging everyday in the morning?

See details: The benefits are cardiac health and general fitness. The downside is a lot of repetitive trauma to the knees. ...Read more

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There are so many calcium supplements on the market Which supplements are best absorbed and limit the use of artificial ingredients?

There are so many calcium supplements on the market   Which supplements are best absorbed and limit the use of artificial ingredients?

People need less: Calcium than previously thought. Please don't take it by itself but get a product that contains co-factors such as d, k, boron, etc, . They the calcium will go to your bones and not your blood vessels. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of a raw diet?

What are the benefits of a raw diet?

Less calories: Raw takes longer time to eat, and slows you down, Im assuming mostly fruits and vegetables, so lower in calories as well, which is high in fiber and help in blood sugar control and weight loss. I don't suggest raw meat or fish due to parasites and bacteria. (especially in ground meat, chicken or turkey. Good luck to you ...Read more

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What are some of the side effects of taking a whole bottle of vitamins at once?

What are some of the side effects of taking a whole bottle of vitamins at once?

This could cause : real problems with fat soluble vitamins. Don't know the specific vitamins contained in the pills. ...Read more

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Can the constant use of products with parabens and pthalates in them cause pre term labour? Is the use of these really bad or is the hype exaggerated?

Can the constant use of products with parabens and pthalates in them cause pre term labour? Is the use of these really bad or is the hype exaggerated?

No evidence : There is no evidence to support this. There is also no evidence that there is any "hype" to be exaggerated. There are a few random internet references to these products but there is certainly no hype or any large group of credible scientists who believe this. ...Read more

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