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According to this article from the British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, grapefruit juice prolongs the systemic elimination half-life of caffeine, i.e. the caffeine stays in your system for longer. This article supports the claim that grapefruit products promote weight loss. It also says that grapefruit products improve insulin resistance in people with ...


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My boyfriend and I have been drinking lemon juice with warm water first thing in the morning for many years now. Even when we travel, we purchase lemons once we arrive at our destination so we're able to continue this practice. I'm sure there are quite a few books out there that support it, but speaking first hand, I can tell you that it's very beneficial ...


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A good juicer gets a fair amount of skin, though how much nutrition is lost would depend a lot on the juicer. But it's not just about nutrients, it's about fiber. Fiber serves many purposes, including slowing the absorption of those nutrients and sugars (less insulin spike), and fiber is something the body needs. I don't see anything wrong with juicing, and ...


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It IS healthy IF the juice is made of real, natural veggies and not commercial products in general. If you blend the veggie yourself, while keeping the veggie skin(since it contains most of vitamins,nutritents and fibre) then the juice will have the same effect as eating the raw veggies.


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"never lose" is an extremely wrong statement. The body is very flexible and adaptable. The fasting system you are following will reduce your metabolism because your body will be receiving less calories with very low frequency, so the body clock will regulates itself to hold on to the calories you eat and slows down the fat burn process. However this is only ...


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Accourding to the following, blending has no effect on fiber content per say. http://www.oprah.com/health/Does-Blending-Fruit-Reduce-Its-Fiber-Content Like the article says, the main issue, is that you digest a liquid faster than you do a solid. This is probably what your nutritionist means when she says the fiber becomes "more digestable". However, ...



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