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Are pine nuts healthy?

Check the link: I think there is helpful information available from this link. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/pine_nut#nutritional_information hope it is useful for you. ...Read more

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Are there any health benefits to eating pine nuts?

Are there any health benefits to eating pine nuts?

Yes: Pine Nuts – can help lower LDL cholesterol and ^ HDL. They contain vitamin E, B-vitamins & Manganese. They are a good source of phytochemicals and antioxidants. ...Read more

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What are tretments if you are allergic to pine or ceder?

What are tretments if you are  allergic to pine or ceder?

Tree pollen: For nasal symptoms, start with an otc antihistamine like Cetirizine or fexofenadine. Tree pollen commonly causes eye symptoms, too. Otc drops like alaway and zaditor (ketotifen) can help. If these don't work, try a prescription nasal spray like fluticasone. And if all that isn't helping, it's time to visit the allergist. ...Read more

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I am highly allergic to feta, pine nuts, and cashews. Is there a trend?

I am highly allergic to feta, pine nuts, and cashews. Is there a trend?

Not known: Not aware of such a trend although the incidence of food allergy especially to peanuts has been rising among children. ...Read more

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Could taking pine bark extract help for inflammation?

Could taking pine bark extract help for inflammation?

Maybe (not) . . .: Most dietary supplements really don't have much proof of safety or effectiveness, despite being used for millennia. And while manufacturers & marketers make miraculous promises, most are based upon animal studies. Luckily, we do have human studies re pine bark extract. Unfortunately, most are too small or poorly designed to draw conclusions. Check out http://goo.gl/ktJsc0 & http://goo.gl/Qs3UWQ. ...Read more

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Does suvida's ultra maritime pine 120s help with rosacea?

Does suvida's ultra maritime pine 120s help with rosacea?

I am not aware : Of this being a standard therapy or of any documented double blind studies verifying its benefits. ...Read more

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Are there any pine derivatives in herceptin (trastuzumab)?

Are there any pine derivatives in herceptin (trastuzumab)?

Not that I am aware.: Herceptin (trastuzumab) is a bio-engineered monoclonal antibody treatment for her2 positive breast cancer patients. There are no known pine derivatives in this medicine of which I am aware. Hope that this is helpful. ...Read more

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Is pine tar poisonous to ingest?

Is pine tar poisonous to ingest?

Yes: A very small amount accidentally ingested should not be a problem. For ingestion of more then a very tiny amount you should get to a doctor or emergency room asap. No one should ever ingest pine tar intentionally. ...Read more