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Flaxseed Oil For People With Celiac And Gout
In Celiac disease the body reacts to gluten (in wheat and gluten like proteins in rye and barley) in the small intestine causing damage. This limits the intestine's ability to absorb some nutrients. Classically people have loose stool, bloating, and abdominal discomfort but more often are just found when screened for other reasons (like symptoms of a nutritional deficiency like ...Read more
Yes...: While I wouldn't expect the fish oil to treat or improve your gout or vitamin D deficiency, I don't thinking taking this supplement once a day would be harmful for these conditions. There might be some gastrointestinal side effects such as heartburn or bloating associated with this supplement, however. Including fish in your diet may be an even better choice. Good wishes! ...Read more
Ate heated flaxseed oil the other day and became very sick, 3 days later still don't feel 100%, better but not 100%? Anything I should do?
Take Vit. E and...: Flaxseed oil is very healthy to eat when raw but becomes oxidized when heated, which makes it somewhat toxic. These effects will lessen but taking fat-soluble antioxidants like Vitamin E can help (take natural E with mixed tocopherols). Eating healthy oils like flax and fish oil will help displace the toxic oils from your tissues. The homeopathic remedies Nux vomica and Sulphur may also help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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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