Monday, November 22, 2010

Grapefruit Juice - enjoy & watch out.

Yes it's yummy - but if you are taking medication, watch out.
Grapefruit Juice is known to impact the potency of medications; apparently the Grapefruit (and a few other specialty citrus fruits) affects the breakdown of certain enzymes that are involved in the metabolisation of medications. As a result less medication gets broken down by your body, which in turn cause higher medication levels to remain in your body, increasing the impact of the medicine you took....

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