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Is consuming fruits and veggies particularly high in fructose unhealthy?

I've done quite some research on this matter, but still cannot reach a confident conclusion. The idea is a diet consisting of whole foods is generally a healthy one, and a diet high in sodium, sugar,...
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Tomato - from a dietary perspective, is it a fruit or vegitable

We have started to watch what we eat trying to follow a healthy balanced diet I enjoy tomatoes and have heard many times that they are classified as a fruit, but also a vegetable. Considering the ...
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Should one avoid consuming durians when drinking alcohol?

I read on {1} that one may want to avoid consuming durians when consuming alcohol, as durians were shown to inhibit aldehyde dehydrogenase (ALDH) in their in vitro study. Has this hypothesis been ...
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Elderberry seeds toxicity

I was almost ready to prepare elderberry jam, using the elderberry with its seed, but then I found some information about seed's toxicity. Do you know if the seed of ripe elderberries are toxic when ...
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Genetically Modified Banana?

Recently I found a bag of banana chips and started looking at the ingredients as always, and to my surprise it says it's "Produced with Genetic Engineering"! What's a GMO banana? And more importantly,...
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Can it hurt you to eat a worm in a strawberry

My grandson loves strawberries, but this morning he was eating his cereal and I had cut up strawberries to put in it. My eye sight is not the best, but I think that slice of berry must have been ...
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Do bananas prevent cancer?

I found this article: https://www.jstage.jst.go.jp/article/fstr/15/3/15_3_275/_pdf , but I am not sure whether it means that bananas prevent cancer.
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tomato puree - five a day

So it's accepted that tomato puree counts as one of your five a day (20g of double concentrate for example). What is the max you could have for it to still count? So could you have 40g and it would be ...
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Which fruits loses less vitamins during a juice preparing?

Some time I go to shopping and drink a juice, but I would like to know which one loses less vitamins during the preparation. Because I want to ask the juice that I can take more vitamins (it's ...
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Pills as an alternativ for fruits

I visited my dentist today and she told my that I should stop eating lemon and lime because it damage my teeth. Is there a pill or and alternative way that can replace this? They say that fruits are ...
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Eating fruits for Breakfast and Lunch

I have gastritis problem when I eat fast food. This year am kind of low in budget and won't be able to afford fast food. I depend on fast food because I come to work every early like 6:00AM and leave ...
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Can sweet lime and orange cause kidney stone?

I eat two sweet lime or orange daily after lunch and dinner. I have been doing this since 3 years for 3-4 months during the season of these two fruits. As we know these fruits are acidic, is it ...
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Is eating straight sugar ok, as long as I eat it with fiber?

According to a quick Google search, a mango has 46 grams of sugar (primarily fructose). Now from what I understand, eating fruit isn't an issue, primarily because of the fiber that slows the sugar ...
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Is it safe to eat fruit with the skin having cleaned it only with water?

For fruits such as peaches and apples, which one might eat with skin, some people argue that water do not wash away some chemicals (i.e. pesticides) that get absorbed by the skin, thus advising to ...
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Eating fruit is not so healthy?

I've noticed many articles claiming that fructose is worse for person's health than glucose, leading to various health problems in the long run. For example, this article suggests that: While much ...
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What is the right time to eat fruits?

There's no doubt that eating fruit is important to our overall health and well-being. But is there exist general guidelines/directions which should be followed while consuming fruits? For example: A ...
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What are the drawbacks for the body of eating an apple? [closed]

Most people would say that eating fruit is good for us; vitamins, micro-nutrients, phyto-chemicals. However, a colleague of mine told me he eats no fruit because of the sugar. Is eating an apple as ...
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Sweating while having lemon

I really like (sour ) lemon and I often eat it, the fruit itself or added to food or drinks. I noticed that whenever I want to eat lemon, my head's skin starts to sweat and it becomes completely wet. ...
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If I add one fruit a day - which one? [closed]

I don't eat fast food and go to the gym. I try to eat healthily & sensibly. I have noticed that I sometimes feel hungry/have an energy dip mid-afternoon. I always have some granola bars in a ...
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What fruits and vegetables will help lower triglycerides?

A physician stated that eating a couple apples every day could actually increase triglyceride levels. Is this correct? If so, how do you determine which fruits and vegetables will help lower ...
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Which kind of healthy vitamins and enzymes decrease during freezing? [closed]

I heard that a lot of useful vitamins, minerals and enzymes are not saved and decrease after different periods in the freezer. Is it true? How does the temperature of freezing and duration of saving ...
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Grapefruit Seeds (not juice) and Cialis

My andrologist prescribed me Cialis and Cistonorm. While reading Cialis leaflet I have discovered that grapefruit juice might affect how Cialis work and Cistonorm contains grapefruit seeds. I know ...
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For more exotic fruits, need you buy organic or not?

Hereafter, for brevity, define 'regular' to mean NON-organic fruits. The collective noun 'exotic fruits' refers to fruits excluded or neglected, in lists advising which to buy organic or not (eg ...
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Is it better to eat fruit as they are, than to have them in liquid form?

For example, I have 4 oranges. I can either eat them whole (assume I consume every last bit of the flesh) or blend them into a juice and drink it (assume I consume every last bit of it). Which is ...
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Would it be better to have fruits on an empty stomach rather after a full meal?

I was used to have fruits normally after my main meal. Recently I read an article saying it is pointless and we need to try fruits on empty stomach or there should be an at least two hour gap with ...
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Is avocado leaf tea potentially harmful to humans?

There is an article about how to make avocado leaves tea for kidney cleansing. However, on Wikipedia's page regarding avocado, states that "avocado leaves are documented to be harmful to animals." ...
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What are the health benefits of consuming oligonol?

Oligonol are polyphenols found in lychee fruit. Image credits: Loving Themes I've heard that it has antioxidant properties which can fight the virus infections and it's used as a natural remedy for ...