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Are blueberries acidic or alkaline? Can they cause acid reflux?

It’s important that you inquire about the acidity of foods you consume, especially if you are battling with Gastroesophageal reflux disease or acid reflux. Finding out whether blueberries are high in acid or alkaline can help you make the right choice on whether to include it more often in your diet or not. People battling […]

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Is eggplant a fruit or vegetable?

Eggplants, aubergines, or brinjals are favorites of many people around the world. They are widely used in cooking all over the world. Eggplants and potatoes belong to the same genus, Solanum. While potatoes are clearly vegetables, many people find it difficult to understand whether eggplants are vegetable or fruits. Now, before we decide where eggplant […]

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Is Pomegranate and its juice good for gout? Can it provide gout relief?

Pomegranates are widely known to have many benefits including fighting heart disorders, improving digestive function, and lowering blood pressure. However, its benefit against gout or arthritis is not well-known by many people. In this write-up, I intend to unveil some of the benefits of eating pomegranate and its juice for people suffering from gout. Gout […]

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Disadvantages of eating too many tomatoes – Possible side effects!

While most people are aware of the benefits of tomatoes, many are still unaware of the health concerns that may arise from too much consumption of this wonderful vegetable. Generally, tomato consumption is safe. But there are some disadvantages that can be associated with excess intake of tomato, most of which are dietary complications. Below, […]

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Are tomatoes fattening – Can they help you lose weight?

If you are among people trying to lose some weight, then you must watch the foods you consume in order to succeed with your weight-loss journey. These days, tomatoes form a significant part of our diets, and are eaten very frequently than most other vegetables. Due to this, people who are trying to lose weight […]

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Health benefits of tomato for men – Can it boost sperm count?

Tomato has many health benefits, but in what way can it affect a man’s health? Tomato as a great antioxidant, is probably the richest source of lycopene, a phytonutrient that has been documented to have protective property against prostate cancer, which is the most common cancer in men in the United States. Tomato is the […]

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Is persimmon peel edible? (can you eat the skin of a persimmon)

A reader of this blog sent me this message: “I just bought some fresh persimmons, and it’s going to be my first time of eating these fruits, so I’m wondering if I can eat the fruit with its skin on”. While some fruits are eaten directly without peeling, others have to be peeled. That’s why many […]

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Do persimmon fruits have any benefits for pregnant women?

Pregnant women are always on alert to stay fit and healthy, not just for themselves, but for the benefit of their unborn child. Healthy eating involving intake of fruits and vegetables is of great importance to women in this condition. But everyone has a favorite fruit. And if persimmon happens to be yours, then you […]

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Persimmon benefits for the skin and hair

Persimmon is a very popular fruit in many parts of the world. It has many health benefits which include boosting immunity, improving eyesight, stopping diarrhea, and aiding digestion. However, most people are more interested in their looks, and want to know how persimmon can help them get a better skin, and healthier hair. Well, I’m […]

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How much sodium is in a banana? Find out if it’s harmful

Finding out the amount of sodium in foods you regularly consume is very important, especially if you have hypertension or a family history of heart disease. However, a fresh fruit like banana is extremely poor in sodium. So, you can continue enjoying your bananas without the worry for increased sodium intake. Sodium in bananas Bananas […]

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Is banana good for heart attack patients?

Banana is a great food that can help you overcome numerous challenges of the cardiovascular system including reducing the risk for heart attack. Whether you have ever had a heart attack or you want to prevent one, bananas might be one of the few foods that can help keep you far away from it. But […]

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Banana benefits for men – Are they bad or good for testosterone?

When we talk about benefits for men, we are mainly referring to sexual function of men’s body. Bananas are beneficial to the body in many ways, but what are those benefits that are peculiar to men only? Continue reading to find out. Just as it is important to look after your digestive health, cardiovascular health, […]

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What are the benefits of eating banana on the stomach?

While banana is good in fighting cardiovascular disorders, numerous people wonder if they are also beneficial on the stomach. Interestingly, bananas are good for the stomach and the whole of the digestive system. Eating them in moderate amounts have tons of benefits, and can ease stomach upset, relieve constipation, stop diarrhea, and even fight ulcers. […]

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Are strawberries acidic and are they bad for acid reflux?

A reader of this blog just sent me a message inquiring about the acidity of strawberries, and how people with acid reflux or gastroesophageal reflux disease react to it after consumption. While I can offer some valuable information, it is for educational purposes only. If you are trying to include strawberries in your diet as someone […]

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Are grapes acidic in nature? Are they bad for acid reflux?

Many people do wonder if grape is an acidic food, because they probably want to avoid foods that have high acidity. People suffering from gastroesophageal reflux disease or acid reflux need to avoid the consumption of acidic foods, because they are one of the many causes of this disease. Foods such as lime, lemon, pomegranates, […]