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Can too much Vitamin K from broccoli and kale be toxic?

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Just 100g of fresh kale will give you 1000% dv vitamin K, can this “overdose” be harmful to you?

So what is vitamin K?

Sometimes called the “clotting vitamin,” vitamin K is required for the blood to clot properly and also helps with bone formation and promotes bone health. Naturally found in a variety of foods, including leafy green vegetables and liver, vitamin K is also produced by the bacteria in your intestinal tract during digestion. Because vitamin K is fat-soluble, it is stored by your body, making it is possible to take in too much vitamin K.

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Can too much Vitamin A from carrots be toxic?

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Hypervitaminosis A, or vitamin A toxicity, occurs when you have too much vitamin A in your body. This condition may be acute or chronic.

The acute toxic dose of vitamin A is 25,000 IU/kg, and the chronic toxic dose is 4000 IU/kg every day for 6-15 months.

Vitamin A toxicity includes nausea, headache, fatigue and loss of appetite, and might involve dry, itchy skin, bone and joint pain. Fluid buildup around the brain, a condition known as cerebral edema, also can occur. If severe, liver damage as well as excessive bleeding and coma might result.

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New research finds special berries that stops fat gain!

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You might have seen lingon berry jam from your local Scandinavian Ikea store, but did you know the fat fighting benefits it has?

Lingonberries almost completely prevented weight gain in mice fed a high-fat diet, a study at Lund University in Sweden has found – whereas the ‘super berry’ açai led to increased weight gain. The Scandinavian berries also produced lower blood sugar levels and cholesterol.

Dark secrets of rogue juicers revealed!

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Practicing a little common sense with GOE tips would will steer you away from rogue juicers.

OVER-RIPE / ROTTEN FRUITS

Just do a quick google using “Rotten fruit juices”, and you will be disgusted by the numerous results of major juicers using over-ripe and even rotten fruits for your health boost.

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Read this to improve your performance (lactic acid)!

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Studies done at England’s Exeter university caught the attention of the fitness world. Researchers discovered that competitive cyclists who drank half a liter (about 16 ounces) of beet juice right before they got on their bikes were able to ride 16 percent longer—a massive gain in a sport where only a few percentage points of improvement can be the difference between first place and fifteenth.

Is your fruit juice making you fat?

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Some nutritionists who might say, “Increase your fruit and vegetable intake. You’ll notice a real difference in your weight loss.”

On the other hand, you have militant “gurus” who will tell you that you HAVE to “cut out fruit” if you want to lose weight.

The truth is, they’re both wrong!

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I have Insomnia, what juice should I drink?

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Insomnia is a serious sleep disorder that often results from a busy lifestyle, having too many activities, or constant stress and worry. In today’s society there are many people suffering from this problem and over time, it’s easy to see how it diminishes their quality of life.

 

 

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I have Gout, what juice should I drink?

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The “disease of kings” was what Gout was initially termed

For centuries, gout was only observed in the wealthy, usually wealthy and powerful men, who consumed a diet rich in alcohol and meat.

Gout results from the accumulation of uric acid crystals in joints and bone. Uric acid is the waste product created after the body digests compounds from a class of chemicals known as purines from food.  Caffeine in coffee and theobromine in chocolate, the chemicals that give coffee and chocolate their “buzz,” likewise are purines.

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