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Can Pregnant Women Eat Chia Seeds
Chia seeds: There have been reports of chia seeds when eaten in large quantities may cause "blood thinning" or increase bleeding risks. Eliquis may cause increase of bleeding risks. Thus, consume chia seeds in moderation and be on the lookout for any signs or symptoms of bleeding from Eliquis. ...Read more
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
Chia Seeds: At this time the general recommendation is that chia seeds not be consumed during pregnancy or lactation (due to lack of research). Possible side effects from chia include ^ gas (flatus), bloating ; constipation (w inadequate hydration). Because of omega 3 fatty acids, use of Aspirin or blood thinners could be problematic. People w bleeding disorders or who may be undergoing surgery should d/w. ...Read more
I eat lots of green veggies, fruit, chia seeds/flax I also exercise 5x a week, drink 4 glasses of water per day. 1/2 the time I have healthy poops and 1/2 the time I have pebbles + constipation. Why?
Scam: They will work if and only if you restrict calories and actively exercise. There is no magic food, supplement or anything else. The key is to find a few quality friends who are involved with fitness and join them, as intensely as you can. Your weight will adjust itself. ...Read more
There have only been three documented studies on the benefit of chia seeds. None confirmed they detox the body. They are good for your health though.
Chia seeds are a concentrated food containing healthy omega-3 fatty acids, carbohydrates, protein, fiber, antioxidants, and calcium. ...Read more
Chia: At this time the general recommendation is that chia seeds not be consumed during pregnancy or lactation (due to lack of research). Possible side effects from chia include ^ gas (flatus), bloating ; constipation (w inadequate hydration). Because of omega 3 fatty acids, use of Aspirin or blood thinners could be problematic. People w bleeding disorders or who may be undergoing surgery should d/w the. ...Read more
There may be: Possible side effects from chia include ^ gas (flatus), bloating ; constipation (w inadequate hydration). Because of omega 3 fatty acids, use of Aspirin / blood thinners could be problematic. People w bleeding disorders or who may be undergoing surgery should d/w their providers. 1 study showed diastolic blood pressure can drop w chia. People w mustard seed allergies are also likely to be allergic. ...Read more
Chia: I agree with dr. Ali -- chia seeds have been eaten safely for years, and even the ancient aztecs enjoyed them. Clinical studies show they may reduce blood pressure, hb a1c, fibrinogen, and high-sensitivity c-reactive protein -- making them potentially heart-protective. Http://tinyurl. Com/lts5d79 I can find no mention of palpitations. Please work with your doctor to find the cause. ...Read more
? exoskeletons?: Here are some tell tale signs that your bites are being caused by bedbugs. First you may notice blood smears on your bedding (yes this is your blood). Remember that the blood smears usually turn black over time. Second you may see amber colored “shells” which occurs when the bed bug sheds it's exoskeleton. A third sign of infestation is bug feces on your sheets (brown- black dots). The fourth >. ...Read more
Caution, check w/ MD: Warfarin (coumadin (warfarin)) is an oral anticoagulant that interferes with Vitamin K associated synthesis of coagulation proteins in the liver. Chia is grown commercially for its seed, a food that is rich in omega-3 fatty acids and does not have vitamin K to interfere with coumadin (warfarin). However, there are case reports of increased bleeding risk in patients using an anticoagulant if also consumed with chia. ...Read more
Chia Seeds: Chia seeds are a an unprocessed, whole-grain food that can be absorbed by the body. They contain healthy omega-3 fatty acids, carbohydrates, protein, fiber, antioxidants, and calcium. Two clinical trials examined heart health and body weight and found no effect on weight loss. Given their nutritional properties, they may benefit heart health. More research needed in this area. ...Read more
Patients frequently do this, the results that have been reported to me are usually positive.
A few do not find any improvement. ...Read more
Chia seeds: Won't cause your breasts to grow.Get a more detailed answer ›
Can you take 2 tablespoons of flax seed and 2 tablespoon of chia seeds in a smoothie drink and be ok?
Yes: These are generally safe to be eaten and consumed together. ...Read more
I started taking flax seeds powder should I take chia seeds too or do they have the same nutritional benefit? I'm
Are chia seeds really all they're claimed to be? If they do help you feel full, would like to add to breakfast cereal. Yet another fad or beneficial?
Chia Seeds: Chia are seeds from salvia hispanca which grows in the desert. They can be a healthy snack as they contain omega-3 fatty acids, fiber, protein ; antioxidants. Chia have calcium, vitamin c, zinc, phosphorous, iron ; potassium. Of two studies on the effect of chia on weight loss – neither study showed weight loss effects. ...Read more
Hard: Hard to be sure. Any chemicals can potentially affect how the liver processes and metabolizes meds (can increase or decrease med levels). There are other possible mechanisms of interaction. I'm leery of unregulated, unknown substances. Being "natural" doesn't help. Hemlock is natural. ...Read more