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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Hennig
19 years experience Thoracic Surgery
None...: Flaxseed is not something that the body requires to be able to function. There are some health benefits for flaxseed, though, so eat the amount that ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
No requirement: There is not a specific requirement. Adequate intake of omega – 3 fatty acids is around 1.1 to 1.6 grams/ day for an adult. If you elect to get it t ... Read More

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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Let me explain: I sprinkled it on spagetti , i also put it on peanut butter sandwiches, salads and mix it into a gob of peanut butter with chocolate chips.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Additive: You can add flaxseed to yogurt, breakfast cereal, baking or condiments.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
Difficult question!: You would have to injest an extrem amount and you might be nauseous and puke. You may experience diarrheat augment bleeding if you have a coagulation ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
To achieve what?: Flax seed can help to lower cholesterol & low-density lipoprotein levels & help reduce the risk of heart disease. Because your body can diges ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Flax seed: You can use flax seed oil in dressings and toss flax seeds onto salads or other dishes.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jose Barreto
14 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Chia: Flaxseeds and chia are 2 good "superseeds" to improve your health. http://otwithmd.com/flaxseed-and-chia-know-these-superseeds/.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
No magic: Have yourself around 20 grams of lean protein instead. Ignore all you hear about 'superfoods'. Very glad you're working out. It's a wonderful gift to ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
Flax in the a.m. is: a good way to start the day. Flax seed can go rancid and it is best to grind it freshly each day. I prefer high quality marine fish oil because the ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
No requirement: Adequate intake of omega – 3 fatty acids is around 1.1 to 1.6 grams/ day for an adult. If you elect to get it through flaxseed- 1 tbsp of ground flaxs ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
It depends: If you just eat flax seeds this will have minimal if any effect on blood clotting. However, flax seed oil is a mild natural blood thinner, making redu ... Read More

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