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Author Topic: Grape seed extract  (Read 6771 times)

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Offline veritas

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Grape seed extract
« on: January 08, 2009, 01:17:29 PM »

Perhaps we should be eating grape seeds- look at all the studies:

http://www.naturalnews.com/grape_seed_extract.html

Offline sam66

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Re: Grape seed extract
« Reply #1 on: August 25, 2009, 09:31:15 AM »
 I was told by my doc. not to go near grape seed, as I'm on statins, especially Pravastatin,
  his reason, Possible violent reaction
december 2007 diagnosed +ve ,

Offline nowvoyager

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Re: Grape seed extract
« Reply #2 on: November 30, 2009, 05:37:46 AM »
You are close.
Actually, it is GrapeFRUIT that has been noted to interact with a medications including HIV meds.

http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/food-and-nutrition/AN00413


Offline tommy246

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Re: Grape seed extract
« Reply #3 on: November 30, 2009, 05:15:56 PM »
a glass or two of red wine a day has huge health benefits good for heart etc
jan 06 neg
dec 08 pos cd4 505 ,16%, 1,500vl
april 09 cd4 635 ,16%,60,000
july 09 ,cd4 545,17%,80,000
aug 09,hosptal 18days pneumonia cd190,225,000,15%
1 week later cd4 415 20%
nov 09 cd4 591 ,vl 59,000,14%,started atripla
dec 09  cd4 787, vl 266, 16%
march 2010  cd4 720 vl non detectable -20  20%
june 2010  cd4  680, 21%, ND

Offline risred1

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Re: Grape seed extract
« Reply #4 on: November 30, 2009, 10:23:39 PM »
Sorry, I don't really consider the source sited as something you can base a conclusion on.

i read the article on Grape Seed and Alzheimer's.

it talks about Study in Rats. Its a long way from RATS to People to draw conclusions that we need to start buying Grape Seed Oil.

Not that there is anything wrong with Grape Seed Oil, or consuming it. Simply, its an over simplification that its a MUST.

Just like Resveretrol is the, "supplement" of the moment.

I remember when Eggs and Butter were bad, and Margarine was "good".

I take supplements. So I'm not saying that supplementation is a "bad" or unnecessary or whatever deal. Its just that one can't depend on any one thing to "fix" what is wrong with us. I took Green Tea Extract to the equivelant of 20 cups of green tea a day. I got a boost in my CD4 for maybe 8 months. Even if it had anything to do with it. Subsequent attempts, NO INCREASE in CD4.

So Naturenews? sorry. not a good source in my opinion.

risred1 - hiv +
02/07 CD4 404 - 27% - VL 15k
10/07 CD4 484 - 31% - VL 45k
05/08 CD4 414 - 26% - VL 70k
01/09 CD4 365 - 23% - VL 65k
05/09 CD4 291 - 23% - VL 115k - Started Meds - Reyataz/Truvada
06/09 CD4 394 - ?% - VL 1200 - Boosted Reyataz with Norvir and Truvada
07/09 CD4 441 - ?% - VL 118 - Boosted Reyataz with Norvir and Truvada
09/09 CD4 375 - ?% - VL Undetectable - Boosted Reyataz with Norvir and Truvada
12/09 CD4 595 - ?% - VL Undetectable - VIT D 34 - Reyataz/Truvada/Norvir

Offline J.R.E.

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Re: Grape seed extract
« Reply #5 on: December 03, 2009, 08:08:10 AM »


Nothing like a bowl of frozen seedless grapes to munch on. I go through quite a few grapes in the week. I may have tried the Grape Seed extract once, I prefer the real stuff.

R
Current Meds ; Viramune, Epzicom, 40mg of simvastatin, 12.5mg of Hydrochlorothiazide.
Metoprolol tartrate 25mg



http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=40802.0

http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=45159.0

http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=39722.msg495621;topicseen#msg495621

http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=46806.0

http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=39414.msg491701#msg491701


 In October of 2003, My t-cell count was 16, Viral load was over 500,000, Percentage at that time was 5%. I started my first  HAART regimen  on October 24th,03.

 As of 6/4/14,  t-cells are at 423, Viral load <40

 Current % is at 13% 

  
 62 years young.

Offline jclarke

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Re: Grape seed extract
« Reply #6 on: January 04, 2010, 04:40:47 PM »
I use Grapeseed Oil to fry with, and use it for a bit of dressing if i want a change from Olive Oil.

Not sure really about any kind of reaction conerning Grapeseed Oil and meds.  Never heard of it.

Offline john33

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Re: Grape seed extract
« Reply #7 on: January 04, 2010, 05:07:00 PM »
i'll have to buy some grapeseed oil to cook with it astes grate and is readily available

 


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