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Is it ok to eat organic sprouted wheat berry and sprouted flaxseed bread during pregnancy?

Is it ok to eat organic sprouted wheat berry and sprouted flaxseed bread during pregnancy?

OK if no gluten-sens: This is ok unless you are among the 1% of people with celiac disease or the 10-20% who have non-celiac gluten sensitivity. See http://abt.Cm/1dopk3o some nutritionists advise everyone limit intake of grains, even whole grains, as too much starch is not healthy for anyone, but i feel sprouted bread is a healthy choice for most people in moderation. See http://bit.Ly/gagviu for further discussion. ...Read more

Flaxseed (Definition)

The seed of the flax plant is very high in omega 3 fatty acids which are beneficial for health. They are most nutritious if 1-2 t are soaked in 2-4 t of water and blended into a drink or added into food. Ground flaxseeds are a nutritious source of fiber that can be added to food. They come as golden or brown. Their nutty taste make a delicious addition to foods ...Read more


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I eat bread with flaxseed, barley, rye, wheat . Are flax seed and rolled barley safe to eat during pregnancy? Should i stop eating multi-grain product?

I eat bread with flaxseed, barley, rye, wheat .  Are flax seed and rolled barley safe to eat during pregnancy? Should i stop eating multi-grain product?

Eat your grains...: The grains are all fine. Avoid foods are : uncooked meat, fish and poultry. Unpasteurized dairy, fruit and vegetable juices. Raw sprouts. ...Read more

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Is flaxseed beneficial?

Yes: Flax seed can help to lower cholesterol & low-density lipoprotein levels & help reduce the risk of heart disease. Because your body can digest ground flaxseed better than whole flaxseed, the ground flaxseed is preferable. This will provide more of the benefits from the lignans and the omega – 3 –fatty acids in the flaxseed. With flaxseed oil, it is quite important that it be cold pressed. ...Read more

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What are the pros and cons of flaxseed?

Flax : Flax seed is a good fiber, it contains a good oil. If ground and not consumed oil will go rancid. ...Read more

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Medically why would someone need to consume flaxseed?

Medically why would someone need to consume flaxseed?

Flaxseed: Perhaps this article from the mayo clinic will shed some light on your question: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/flaxseed/an01258. ...Read more

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Do flaxseeds contain iron ?

Flax seed : Yes it does, but it contains more omega fatty acids, vitamin E, thiamine and B complex. Overall very rich in quality nutrients! ...Read more

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Why is flaxseed oil valuable?

Why is flaxseed oil valuable?

Cholesterol: Flaxseed can help to lower cholesterol & low-density lipoprotein levels & help reduce the risk of heart disease. ...Read more

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Flaxseed is good to firming skin?

Flaxseed is good to firming skin?

No: You may enjoy eating it and it is not harmful. It does not firm skin. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of flaxseed oil?

What are the benefits of flaxseed oil?

Cholesterol: Flax seed can help to lower cholesterol & low-density lipoprotein levels & help reduce the risk of heart disease. Because your body can digest ground flaxseed better than whole flaxseed, the ground flaxseed is preferable. This will provide more of the benefits from the lignans and the omega – 3 –fatty acids in the flaxseed. With flaxseed oil, it is quite important that it be cold pressed. ...Read more

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Would flaxseed oil combust inside my body?

Would flaxseed oil combust inside my body?

No: Life's difficult enough without people trying to frighten you in this way. ...Read more

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Can people with diverticulitis eat flaxseed?

Can people with diverticulitis eat flaxseed?

Depends : There are two schools of thought. And u guessed it, some say u can and others u can't! personally i feel that the biggest thing is formed soft bm. If ur stool is not hard, small pellets and u don't have to strain, eating seeds in moderation should b fine. Key is fiber fiber fiber and lots of water. ...Read more

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Is it helpful if i used flaxseed in my coffee?

Some people add: ground flaxseed to their coffee. It increases calories significantly but it is from "healthy fat". ...Read more

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How exactly does flaxseed oil help gain weight?

There are 120 : calories for each tablespoon of flaxseed oil. That can add up fast. ...Read more

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I was wondering is flaxseed oil good or bad for you?

No magic: This has been promoted as a 'superfood' which is simply made up. Food choices have much less impact on your overall health than does staying physically fit, eating a sensible and balanced diet, avoiding tobacco and illegal drugs, using alcohol wisely if at all, and learning good living skills and working hard. You're right to care about your health, but the key's not on the dinner plate. ...Read more

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Can you tell me is flaxseed oil good or bad for you?

Good for most but...: Flaxseed oil is an excellent source of essential omega 3 ; 6 fatty acids. It likely reduces inflammation ; helps prevent heart disease ; cancer. However, some people have difficulty converting the omega 3 ala into epa ; dha (found in fish oil). It might harm those with diabetes, schizophrenia, macular degeneration ; prostate cancer. See http://umm.Edu/health/medical/altmed/supplement/flaxseed-oil. ...Read more

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Can you mix chia seeds with flaxseeds in drinks together?

That would be a lot : Of fiber. 1/8 cup of flax seed has 6 grams of fiber. 1 ounce of chia seeds has 11 grams of fiber. You might be passing some gas if you take in that much fiber. ...Read more

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Could you tell me if flaxseeds increase or decrease estrogen?

Flaxseeds: Although Lilian Thompson, PhD, an internationally known flaxseed researcher from the University of Toronto, says she wouldn’t call any of the health benefits of flax "conclusively established." Some studies have suggested that exposure to lignans during adolescence helps reduce the risk of breast cancer and may also increase the survival of breast cancer patients -- but this is as yet unproven. ...Read more