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Be Aware of Grapefruit-Drug Interactions

For many people, the day begins with a grapefruit or a tall glass of grapefruit juice. Nothing could be healthier, right? Perhaps, but if you’re taking prescription medications, what you don’t know about grapefruit might hurt you. Though this fruit is an excellent source of vitamins, minerals, and…

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Is Organic Worth the Cost?

…are onions, corn, pineapples, avocados, asparagus, sweet peas, mangoes, eggplant, domestic cantaloupe, kiwi, cabbage, watermelon, sweet potatoes, grapefruit, and mushrooms. The bottom line is don’t let the high cost of organic food stop you from loading up on produce. No matter how they’re grown,…

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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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The Fantastic Health Benefits of Fiber

…medium-sized 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 of…

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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 under stress…

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