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Doctor insights on: Hois It Too Much To Take Flax Seed Oil And Chia Seeds Together

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I started adding 2 tbl of chia seeds to my morning smoothie... Will I be overdoing the omega's if I take fish oil as well?

I started adding 2 tbl of chia seeds to my morning smoothie... Will I be overdoing the omega's if I take fish oil as well?

No, but you'll: Certainly be increasing your calories and probably wasting a lot of money. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv and the internet. ...Read more

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Which one is better chia seed or krill oil?

Cheaper.: There is no solid data that either one is better for you than established medical treatment. ...Read more

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Is taking 1g of fish oil omega-3 similar to taking 1g of chia seed's omega-3 as both are called omega-3?

Is taking 1g of fish oil omega-3 similar to taking 1g of chia seed's omega-3 as both are called omega-3?

Uncertain: I googled chia seed's fish oil and discovered that there are many formulations so I can't really answer your question. What you really want is about 900 mg of dha (a type of fish oil) so I advise you carefully read the label. The problem is that many herbal supplements really don't tell you what you're getting. You should also be aware that fish oil is not proven to be beneficial. ...Read more

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Is it too much to take one tablespoon of chia seeds and ground flax seeds each everyday? What does that do?

That's good: 1 to 2 tablespoon of these superseeds is a good amount. Find out more about these in this article: http://otwithmd. Com/flaxseed-and-chia-know-these-superseeds/. ...Read more

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I've been taking chia seeds for the past 3 months. About 2 tbs 2x per day. Is it too much fiber, protein, etc. To also take flax or hemp powder?

I've been taking chia seeds for the past 3 months. About 2 tbs 2x per day. Is it too much fiber, protein, etc. To also take flax or hemp powder?

Depends: Most americans do notget enough omega 3 & too much of omega 6. They should be in a one to one ratio. Chia seeds, flax seeds can offer high doses of omega 3 which help with inflammation and well being. The most common side effect if you get to much would be gastric distress, diarrhea. Hemp is gluten which for many people causes problems so chia and flax are good omega 3 and plant protein. ...Read more

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My mom (she's 47, menopause, 5'1", 154lbs) have joint pain. Is it okay to take flax seed oil regular? Pls give some advice about the amount, time of takin

My mom (she's 47, menopause, 5'1", 154lbs) have joint pain. Is it okay to take flax seed oil regular? Pls give some advice about the amount, time of takin

Silence in Medicine: I believe first that medicine in general has nothing to say about the health benefits of your proposed use of an oil. This is not in any way known to have positive or negative health benefits. Thus medicine is neutral about this product. ...Read more

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I've been trying to get done flax seed, fish oil, & calcium supplements seriously how does this take to lose weight?

I've been trying to get done flax seed, fish oil, & calcium supplements seriously how does this take to lose weight?

Supplements: If you are asking if flax seed, fish oil and calcium are going to help you lose weight....Sorry. You need to eat properly and exercise to lose weight, there's no supplement magic. ...Read more

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I take curcumin 10 g/day with flax seed oil and warfarin 9 mg. Inr nr. Between 2 - 6.5. Can I keep using them? Drugs+complementary therapy

I take curcumin 10 g/day with flax seed oil and warfarin 9 mg. Inr nr. Between 2 - 6.5. Can I keep using them? Drugs+complementary therapy

Curcumin and flax: I take both myself. Check with your doc that manages your inr. They can thin your blood somewhat, and your managing doc needs to say ok. ...Read more

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Is safe to take in combination: Zinc, Calcium complex, Vitamin C, Flax seed oil and Whey protein?

Is safe to take in combination: Zinc, Calcium complex, Vitamin C, Flax seed oil and Whey protein?

Those supplements: In combination are not a problem. Perhaps a more important question would be why do you take them all? If you have health concerns please see your doc or a nutritional consultant. Split vitamin C up into a.m. and p.m. doses because it only lasts about 12 hours in body. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I started taking flax seeds powder should I take chia seeds too or do they have the same nutritional benefit? I'm

I started taking flax seeds powder should I take chia seeds too or do they have the same nutritional benefit? I'm

Take both: Chia seeds have more fiber. This is good but can also cause more bloating and gas which could be bad. Chia seeds are higher in omega 3s. I would alternate the two for the sake of variety! ...Read more

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How much flax or chia seed should you take daily to get 650 mg of omega-3?

About one teaspoon: Hope the following link helps. Http://nutritiondata. Self. Com/facts/nut-and-seed-products/3163/2. ...Read more

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I take oats with nuts & multi grain porridge for 2 out of 4 meals. Can I add these for more nutrition- Sprouted flax & chia seeds, oat bran, wheat germ?

I take oats with nuts & multi grain porridge for 2 out of 4 meals. Can I add these for more nutrition- Sprouted flax & chia seeds, oat bran, wheat germ?

Keep it up: The options you suggest are healthy ones. You should eat according to your taste with an emphasis on vegetables, fruits, whole grains and a healthy source of lean protein. The key is to limit processed foods and sugar as much as possible. You are making healthy choices. Keep it up. ...Read more

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I have been taking 1000mg fish oil as well as flax or chia daily for years. Is this safe? Ends up being around 2000mg or so total omega 3. Too much?

I have been taking 1000mg fish oil as well as flax or chia daily for years. Is this safe? Ends up being around 2000mg or so total omega 3. Too much?

Omega 3:6 ratio: Most people do not get enough omega 3 in their diet and get too much omega 6. As to whether or not fish oil in combination with other plant sources of omega3 is too much depends on the context of a persons diet overall. Excess fish oil can have a blood thinning effect as well. This that also needs to be considered in the context of ones medical history. ...Read more

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What are the benefits to cooking with flax seed oil?

What are the benefits to cooking with flax seed oil?

Possibly inflamation: Flaxseed oil is a source of polyunsaturated fatty acids such as alpha-linolenic acid. The alpha-linolenic acid and related chemicals in flaxseed oil may decrease inflammation. That is why flaxseed oil is thought to be useful for rheumatoid arthritis and other inflammatory diseases. ...Read more

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Is flax seed oil good for treating gout?

Is flax seed oil good for treating gout?

No: The vest treatments for gout are dietary and pharmacological measures to lower uric acid levels. ...Read more

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Does flax seed oil cause cyst? I had it a year ago

Does flax seed oil cause cyst? I had it a year ago

No: Flax seed oil is an excellent source of essential omega 3 ; 6 fatty acids. It does not cause cysts. ...Read more

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Can flax seed oil pills make athletic performance better?

Can flax seed oil pills make athletic performance better?

Doubtful!: No one thing usually makes performance better. It is an overall process of diet/good nutrition, rest, fluid intake, mental health, sleep and adequate rest, stretching and avoiding bad health habits. Don't put all of your eggs in one basket. Variety is the spice of life. Work with a reputable trainer to enhance performance with the above taken into consideration. ...Read more

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What are the proven advantages of taking flax seed oil?

What are the proven advantages of taking flax seed oil?

V cholesterol/ fats: 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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How good is flax seed oil for a diabetic patient?

How good is flax seed oil for a diabetic patient?

For what purpose?: The body has to convert the omega 3 fatty acids in flax seed oil into epa and dha which are 2 kinds of omega 3 fatty acids which the body can utilize. Only 10% of the ala in flax seed oil is converted into epa and dha which are present in fish oil. Fish oil is better than flax seed oil for this reason. ...Read more

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Help please! Is flax seed oil good for type 2 diabetes?

Help please! Is flax seed oil good for type 2 diabetes?

Only: If you want to waste your money. Spend your money more wisely on quality food, exrcise and test strips. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more

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How effective is flax seed oil on hot flashes during premenopause?

How effective is flax seed oil on hot flashes during premenopause?

Disagreement: Among experts, but I have not personally found it to be effective, while others state it is. Low dose Clonidine (0.05 mg twice daily) has been more effective in my experience, but doesn't work for everyone. ...Read more