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Doctor insights on: Habanero Seeds

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What are the benefits of black seed/black caraway seed?

Flavor: Spices and herb are best used for their flavors as there is not much objective evidence for their health benefits. ...Read more

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Taurineguarana seed extract? Any evidence for good uses?

Taurineguarana seed extract?  Any evidence for good uses?

Stimulant: A number of energy drinks contain the combination of taurine & guarana. Guarana stimulates through caffeine. Taurine is used by athletes as a performance enhancer. However some people are allergic to guarana & it has led to arrhythmias in others. Taurine has been associated with hypotension. ...Read more

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Is adding seeds to your diet the same as adding plant foods to diet?

Is adding seeds to your diet the same as adding plant foods to diet?

Yes and no: Seeds are obviously a plant food ; among the most nutritious, but when it's advised to add plant foods to one's diet they also mean vegetables, fruits, nuts ; whole grains. These foods contain a wide variety of crucial phytonutrients ; no single plant food contains more than a fraction of the many types of phytonutrients. A diet rich in a wide variety of plant foods helps prevent most illnesses. ...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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How do you tell a teen what to do? Demand or plant the seed and let it grow?

How do you tell a teen what to do? Demand or plant the seed and let it grow?

Plant seeds...: You can "tell" a teen anything til you are blue in the face....Demanding seldom works...Does it work for you? Repeating things over and over and being a role model...Lead by example work. They do listen. Also set boundaries and be clear. In our house it was simple- anything immoral, illegal, or unsafe was simply not tolerated and there were swift consequences. ...Read more

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Is it good to eat sabja/Tukmaria Seeds? if yes how much and what time should they be consumed?

Is it good to eat sabja/Tukmaria Seeds? if yes how much and what time should they be consumed?

Sabja/Tukmaria Seeds: Hello and Welcome to HealthTap, There is not much data showing it's strengths and weakness. Historically it has been used for weight loss, hair strength, improving skin texture, constipation and for its cooling effect. The amount used for different reasons varies and depends why you want to use it. There are no set guidelines as to how much you should eat or how much is safe. Thank you! ...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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Are organic flax seeds safe?

Are organic flax seeds safe?

Sure: Flax seed oil actually has Omega-3 fatty acids in it which has the possibility to help the heart and brain ... Although the actual science on if and how it helps is still a bit murky at this point. As with almost anything, moderation is key. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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How much flax seed do I need?

How much flax seed do I need?

None...: Flaxseed is not something that the body requires to be able to function. There are some health benefits for flaxseed, though, so eat the amount that is good for you without overeating. ...Read more

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What do seed ticks look like?

Seed ticks: Look like a tick small. Google this and look at images. See if that is what you have looks like this. ...Read more

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What is benefit of flax seeds?

What is benefit of flax seeds?

A few uses/benefits: Use for: constipation, prostate hypertrophy (use oil oil), diabetes, diverticulitis, gastritis, hypercholesterolemia, irritable bowel, menopausal, lupus-related kidney inflammation (nephritis) etc.. Efficacy: possible effective for diabetes, hypercholesterolemia, menopausal symptoms, and lupus nephritis.. Fortunately, not much side effects.. Good luck. ...Read more

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How do I take milled flax seed?

Additive: You can add flaxseed to yogurt, breakfast cereal, baking or condiments. ...Read more

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Is it okay to eat orange seeds?

Is it okay to eat orange seeds?

Neutral: Orange seeds are commonly ingested when seeded oranges are eaten. They cause not harm; will be digested if chewed and may pass unchanged as intact seeds. In no case will they do anything to your body. ...Read more

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What is cucumber seed good for?

What is cucumber seed good for?

You decide: Like all living things, cucumber seeds contain a huge number of substances some of which do things to cells in tissue cultures and so forth. And like everything else it has some vitamins and minerals in it. I would caution you against using this or any other supplement for a specific purpose, especially if you are actually sick. It's your money. ...Read more

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Are zucchini seeds safe to eat?

Are zucchini seeds safe to eat?

Yes!: All parts of the zucchini (except the hard stem) are edible. The skin and seeds contain antioxidants, and are probably good for you so no need to remove them! So bon app├ętit! ;) ...Read more