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Doctor insights on: Carob Seed

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What drugs interact with carob?

What drugs interact with carob?

Carob: The herbal remedy carob has a few interactions that really are more combined effects than drug on drug interactions. Some effects associated with carob include altering blood sugar, reducing cholesterol, less mineral absorption, & decreasing bowel emptying time. Medications or herbals that have a similar effect should be monitored, including insulin, red yeast rice, psyllium. See your doctor too. ...Read more

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How much carob can pregnant women have?

How much carob can pregnant women have?

Carob: There are no specific restrictions for carob intake during pregnancy. You may eat it if you like it as part of your normal diet. ...Read more

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What are carob supplements other than fake chocolate?

What are carob supplements other than fake chocolate?

Depends: Carob is a food in its own right. Some people like carob for the carob taste. As fake chocolate, it does a mediocre job. ...Read more

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What are these super seeds dupont makes for corn and grains? How safe?

What are these super seeds dupont makes for corn and grains? How safe?

Unknown but...: I do not know much about these drought-resistant super seeds but as best as i can tell, these were developed using "advanced hybrid technology" and are not technically "genetically modified." if this is true then they are probably safe. I question the safety of all gmo foods; while more research needs to be done, animal studies suggest they are quite hazardous- see http://bit.Ly/19xax7e for more. ...Read more

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Moringa seeds benefits?

Moringa seeds benefits?

Well you can google : It. It is a see which has beneficial antibiotic properties and also can be eaten. It is used in poultices and can be used to purify water. Most western medicine doctors are not trained to make poultices but in the past they were used for many ailments. I think today we tend to use antibiotics and anti inflammatory agents rather than poultices, spiderwebs and other treatments. ...Read more

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Do chia seeds have euphoric effects?

Do chia seeds have euphoric effects?

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. I tried researching Chia seeds & euphoria & only noted anecdotal reports. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of fenugreek seeds?

What are the benefits of fenugreek seeds?

Probably none: You may hear lots of benefits of certain herbs and supplements, but not all are substantiated. Fenugreek has been reported to help regulate blood sugar, but the main benefit is probably that it contains fiber and therefore can be treated as a fiber supplement. ...Read more

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Are peeach seeds poisonous, I ate a piece?

Are peeach seeds poisonous, I ate a piece?

No: Peach seed is not poisonous, but could produce a small abrasion of the esophagus due to the sharp edges. ...Read more

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What are uses and benefits of carrot seeds??

What are uses and benefits of carrot seeds??

Carrot seed: Carrot seed oil has been purported to cure everything from intestinal worms to sexual weakness to cancer. None of these claims has been rigorously tested in high quality studies. Probably the best proven use of carrot seeds is to grow more carrots. ...Read more