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Q. How Much Raw Ginger Can one Eat?
Consuming Raw Ginger In Foods Or In Teas Generally Doesn T Cause Any Known Side Effects Or Problems In Healthy Adults As A Medicine The Quantity Of Ginger Used Will Vary For Eg To Treat Nausea Or Gas Adults Can Chew A One Quarter Ounce Piece Of Fresh Raw Ginger But If Consuming It Raw Or Through Teas Regularly Without Any Specific Ailments Then Herbalists Recommend Not More Than 4 Grams Of Ginger Daily From All Sources The Impact And Response For An Increased Intake Depends On Your Body Type Diet Climatic Conditions And Age Idea Is To Be In Moderation To Avoid Problems Later Ginger Contains A Potent Mix Of Healing Compounds Like The Pungent Anti Inflammatory Phenols Called Gingerols And Shogaols Proteolytic Anti Inflammatory Enzyme Called Zingibain And Other Compounds Called Sesquiterpenes Generally Considered Safe It Is Recommended To Talk To Your Physician Before Introducing Raw Ginger Into Your Diet In Case You Suffer From A Bleeding Disorder Or Are On Medications For Blood Thinning Or Heart Disease Raw Ginger Can Interfere And Possibly Worsen The Condition Ginger Is Preferred By Pregnant Women To Relieve Morning Sickness And Nausea It Is Recommended To Stop Consuming Ginger Beyond The First Two Months Of Pregnancy When Raw Ginger Has Been Consumed In Doses More Than The Recommended People Have Reported Symptoms Like Diarrhea Mild Heartburn Stomach Upset Belching And Irritation Of The Mouth Avoid Raw Ginger In Such Cases And Consume Ginger Supplements Ginger Tea Or Ginger Powder In Food As Alternatives If You Are Specifically Allergic To Ginger And Even With Minute Quantities Experience Tightness In Your Chest Swelling In Your Mouth Face Or Throat Itching Difficulty Breathing Hives Or A Rash Then Strictly Avoid Ginger In Raw Form And Take The Guidance Of Your Doctor Or Herbalist In The Best Form To Get The Benefits Of Ginger
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Q. Is cinnamon safe during pregnancy
Cinnamon Is A Tempting Herb For Pregnant Woman Troubled With Stomach Pains Indigestion And Other Symptoms Normally Associated With Pregnancy Studies Have Been Inconclusive On The Effects Of Cinnamon S Safety During Pregnancy So Most Of Its Risks Remain Theoretical What Is Clear Though Is That Cinnamon Has Enough Going Against It To Be Considered Unsafe For Pregnant Women Medically It Is Known That Developing Fetuses Do Not Have Mature Detox Systems Making Them Vulnerable To Everyday Toxins In Foods And Medicine Consumed By The Mother Some Research Into Glycyrrhizin Found In Cinnamon Has Shown That It Disturbs The Placenta Exposing The Fetus To Toxins And Stress Hormones From The Mother High Levels Of Hormones Known As Glucocorticoids Can Affect Fetal Brain Development And Has Been Associated With Behavioral Disorders In Children And Can Affect The Levels Of Iq In Children Another Element Coumarin In Cinnamon Is Considered Harmful At Large Doses And Has Been Linked In Some Studies Though Not Concretely In Triggering Uterine Contractions And Stimulate Preterm Labor Pregnant Women Are Recommended To Keep Cinnamon Intake As Part Of Regular Food Only To Under 1 2 Tsp Daily And
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Q. Is green tea really good for weight loss or is it just a hype?
Most People Who Are Hooked On To The Calorie And Fat Burn Trend Treat Their Morning Cup Of Green Tea To Be The Elixir To A Slimmer Fitter Frame They Are Right In A Way To Assume That The Positive Health Benefits From Consuming This Nutrient Rich Beverage Makes Them Feel Energetic And More Active But To Expect Green Tea To Magically Trim Off Your Excess Belly Fat Would Lead To Nothing But Disappointment It Is True That High Concentrations Of Catechin Polyphenols Found In Green Tea Can Spike Up Your Metabolic Levels Inhibit The Body S Fat Absorption By Regulating Glucose And Insulin Suppress Your Appetite By Keeping You Full Longer And Absorb Excess Triglycerides All These Are Critical To Burning Fat Effectively But The Amount Of Fat Burn Is Modest And Some Studies Have Shown No Change In Fat Burn Rate From Regularly Drinking Green Tea What Green Tea Does Best Is Influence Other Aspects Of Your Lifestyle That Prove More Influential In Your Weight Loss In The Long Term Enjoying Green Tea In The Morning And As A Late Afternoon Early Evening Drink Ensures That You Stay Away From Sugar Laced Coffee Desserts Sodas Canned Fruit Juices Or Any Fillers That Cause More Harm Than Good It Keeps You Full And Active Curbing Your Cravings For Sugar Or Excess Carb Rich Foods If There Is Any Fat That Green Tea Burns It Is The Visceral Fat Fat Around Your Organs And Not Much Of The Visible Subcutaneous Fat Fat Under The Skin Visceral Fat Is Harmful And Causes Inflammation And Insulin Resistance Both Of Which Are Strongly Linked To All Sorts Of Serious Diseases Including Type 2 Diabetes And Heart Disease So Green Tea Provides The Most Healthy Alternative To Other Foods And Provides Some Other Astonishing Health Benefits That Make It Ideal For Being A Part Of Everyday Diet Exercise And Eat Healthy To Boost Its Potential
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Q. Can honey and lemon help lose weight?
Over Ages The Health Benefits Of Drinking Honey And Lemon In Warm Water Has Had Many Takers And Staunch Believers Who Vouch By Its Miraculous Fat Melting Properties This Potent Combination Triggers An Increase In Bile Production From The Liver And Stimulates And Hydrates The Colon Helping Expel Toxins Bacteria Undigested Food And Prevents Constipation Lemons Help The Body Regulate The Absorption Of Sugar And Its Abundant Vitamin C Helps The Body Absorb Calcium Into Its Fat Cells Which Is Critical To Faster Fat Burn Lemons Are Rich In Citric Acid That Combines With Existing Digestive Acids And Enzymes To Assist The Digestive Process The Fiber Pectin Present In Lemon Peels Converts Into A When It Comes In Contact With Enzymes In Your Gut Increasing Satiety Reducing Cravings And Overeating And Reducing The Absorption Of Sugar From The Food You Eat So Its Importance To Sparking Metabolism Aiding Smooth Digestion And Colon Health And Helping In Expelling Waste Products Is A Given But Ensure That You Do Not Go Overboard With The Lemon Juice Or Honey As Both In Excess Can Create Other Imbalances Like Acid Reflux Tooth Enamel Erosion Etc As Is The Case With All Diets The Results Will Vary From Person To Person So Follow The Golden Rule To Understand Your Body Type And Notice Signs From The Body When You Embark On This Juice Course Drink It For The Various Health Benefits And Not Just For Its Possible Weight Loss Potential
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Q. How Many Cups of Coffee Is Too Much A Day?
Some Research Suggests That 3 Cups Of Coffee Per Day Reduces Your Risk Of Developing Parkinson S By 25 Ovarian Cancer By 20 Liver Cancer By 50 With 4 Cups And More Cups Lowering Your Risk Of Colon Cancer By 15 Depression By 20 Skin Cancer By 30 On The Contrary Some Other Reports Suggest That Drinking More Than 4 Cups A Day Has Been Associated With A 56 Higher Risk Of Death Raising Cholesterol By 6 To 8 And Decreasing 2 To 4 Of Bone Density Up To 400 Mg 4 Cups Of Brewed Coffee Of Caffeine A Day Appears To Be Safe For Most Healthy Adults For Children Caffeine Is Not Advised And Adolescents Should Limit Themselves To 100 Mg Of Caffeine The Caffeine Boost Dissipates Within The Body As Quickly As It Gets Absorbed Leaving You Wanting More Habitual Coffee Drinkers Tend To Get Used To The Caffeine Leading To Excess On A Safer Side Having 3 Cups Of Coffee A Day Should Be Ok For Most People But Listen To Your Body To Determine If It S Time To Cut Down Other Factors Like Body Mass Age Medication Use And Health Conditions Such As Depression And Anxiety Disorders Will Have A Strong Influence On The Amount Of Caffeine That You Can Consume Without Facing The Negative Onslaught Drink Your Hot Brew But Keep Your Internal Ears Open To Subtle Signs And Warnings And Adjust Likewise
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