Grapefruit

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Be Aware of Grapefruit-Drug Interactions

…on the interaction list, do not eat grapefruit or drink grapefruit juice. Whereas most food-drug interactions can be avoided simply by taking the substances several hours apart, grapefruit may inhibit CYP3A for up to 72 hours. So if you have a glass of grapefruit juice on Monday, your body’s…

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Nutrient Spotlight: 3 Primary Antioxidants

…bleeding gums, and inhibits oxidation of LDL cholesterol. Vitamin C is found in broccoli, peppers, cantaloupe, strawberries, oranges, kiwis, pink grapefruit, and raw vegetables and fruits. You should not worry about taking too much vitamin C—excesses will be excreted in the urine. If you are…

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5 Immune-Boosting Secrets Big Pharma Won't Tell You

…quercetin, a bioflavonoid that helps to support healthy bronchial passages. Quercetin is found in a wide variety of foods, including red wine, grapefruit, onions, tea, and green leafy vegetables. Therapeutic doses, however, are difficult to obtain through diet alone. That is why I recommend taking…

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Is Juice Healthy?

…no longer got infections. Beneficial Juices: Grapefruit for Enhanced CoQ10 Absorption I’ve written before about the dangers associated with taking statins, benzodiazepines, antidepressants, and a whole slew of other drugs along with grapefruit juice. Compounds in this fruit inhibit the…

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The Fantastic Health Benefits of Fiber

…avocado (11.84 grams) * 1 cup raspberries (8.34 grams) * 1 cup soybeans (7.62 grams) * 1 cup cooked kale (7.20 grams) * ½ medium grapefruit (6.12 grams) * 1 cup cooked sweet potato (5.94 grams) *From Common Sense Health Web site While all of these foods contain appreciable amounts…

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Herb-Drug Interactions: Why Most Fears Are Poorly Founded

…fail to discuss these food-drug interactions with their patients and rarely do they tell them to avoid the dietary culprits, which include grapefruit juice, coffee and tea (due to their caffeine content), and fiber-rich foods, as I mentioned earlier. Finally, it’s important to recognize…

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Is Buying Organic Food Worth It?

…onions, corn, pineapples, avocados, asparagus, sweet peas, mangoes, eggplant, domestic cantaloupe, kiwi, cabbage, watermelon, sweet potatoes, grapefruit, and mushrooms. Buying organic versions of these foods is not really necessary. The bottom line is don’t let the higher cost of buying…

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