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How do sunflower seeds produce carbohydrates

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 42 years experience
Yes: As long as they are organic and not completely coated in salt. They are rich in good fats, phytochemicals, folate, vitamin e, selenium, and copper. ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Sunflower seeds: Good source of cholesterol-lowering phytosterols.

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Su Fairchild
Integrative Medicine 24 years experience
Cadmium: Sunflower seeds tend to be high in cadmium, a toxic metal. Do not eat too many of them.
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Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine 17 years experience
Yes: Yes, you can be allergic to any specific plant or animal, including sunflower seeds.
Dr. Alan Khadavi
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Yes: You can be allergic to any food.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Valencia Porter
Holistic Medicine 21 years experience
Usually: Sunflower seeds are a very nutritious food rich in vitamins e, b1, b6, selenium, magnesium, folate (folic acid) and several others. They are high in ... Read More
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Dr. Elizabeth Wallen
Pediatrics 35 years experience
It depends...: If the child choked on it but it went into the esophagus and down to the stomach, no problem. But if the child truly aspirated it, meaning it went do... Read More
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Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 29 years experience
Food allergy: I assume your doctor is an allergist? If a test is negative, it is best to have a food challenge in the doctor's office to confirm the test results. D... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Gromisch
Gastroenterology 38 years experience
Seeds: We used to think that ingested seeds could irritate diverticuli and cause diverticulitis, however some of the more recent literature disputes this. S... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Yes: They are healthy food sources. However, they are high in calories so it is best to eat them sparingly.
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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Chest pain: It is very unlikely that sunflower seeds are responsible for chest pain but you should certainly stop taking them' Anyone with chest pain every night... Read More
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Dr. Brad Goldenberg
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Doubtful: Acne is controlled by your own body's way of producing and getting rid of sebum, a special oil that lubricates the skin from the base of the hair foll... Read More

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