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Hois It Too Much To Take Flax Seed Oil And Chia Seeds Together
Is it too much to take one tablespoon of chia seeds and ground flax seeds each everyday? What does that do?
Not at all: This is totally safe, a bit like having pumpkin pie after eating fish. While both fish oil and pumpkin seed oil are good sources of omega 3 fatty acids, pumpkin seed oil contains omega 6 and other fatty acids not found in fish oil, so taking them together would give you a better balance of fatty acids. ...Read more
L-tryptophan: The speculative reason to take pumpkin seed oil for depression is that it contains l-tryptophan, an amino acid. Pumpkin seed oil has not been studied in depression, to my knowledge but l-tryptophan has been studied at 300-4000mg per day. Since only a very small amount of l-tryptophan is available per gram of oil, it is not worth it to take the oil. Better to just take l-tryptophan directly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 taking flax seeds powder should I take chia seeds too or do they have the same nutritional benefit ? I'm
About one teaspoon: Hope the following link helps. http://nutritiondata.self.com/facts/nut-and-seed-products/3163/2.Get a more detailed answer ›
Flax seed oil which I'm going to put in my smoothies (for omega 3) and fish oil pills. what else can I do with flax oil?
Many uses: I'm glad you're health-conscious. It's a cooking oil popular in Europe, it's the basis of putty, is used to lubricate pool cues and cricket bats, thin paint, and was the basis of linoleum. Despite all the talk online, if there's a real health benefit it awaits demonstration. Enjoy your smoothies, but these are no substitute for sensible eating, avoiding smoking and staying aerobically fit. ...Read more
Chia Seeds: At this time the general recommendation is that chia seeds not be consumed during pregnancy or lactation (due to lack of research). Possible side effects from chia include ^ gas (flatus), bloating ; constipation (w inadequate hydration). Because of omega 3 fatty acids, use of Aspirin or blood thinners could be problematic. People w bleeding disorders or who may be undergoing surgery should d/w. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can i consume Hemp seeds as a dietary supplement while on Prozac (fluoxetine) 40mg daily? Hemp seeds seem to contain negligible amounts of tryptophan
No problem: Just about every protein food contains tryptophan, some more than others (such as dairy and turkey). There is absolutely no reason to avoid those foods while on Prozac (fluoxetine). There is a big difference between taking large amounts of Tryptophan as a supplement and having the amounts that occur in food. Hemp seeds is among the healthiest foods one can eat. ...Read more
Is it ok to take universal nutrition: animal cuts with a combination of flax seed oil or fish oil?
Yes: No harm to that -- just a bit silly if you asked me. ...Read more
I want to start a few supplements. Is Flax seed oil, Calcium supplement and multivitamin fine to take together?
Vitamins: A good multivitamin is a good idea. It's like an insurance policy for when we don't eat right, don't sleep well, or are especially stressed. The popular brands are typically very week and not helpful. The dose (read label and check that half or more of the ingredients are several 100 per cent above RDA. Dose more important than a long list. Flax & calcium ok. ...Read more
Depends: Depends on how much you are eating in a day. ...Read more
I'm on antidepressants, can I use the boosts (flax, hemp, chia seeds, and maca, gogi berries) in my smoothies, it says to consult your dr.
Probably ok: After doing a search on possible interactions, i could not find any reason why you shouldn't enjoy the additional super foods in your smoothie. ...Read more
Is consuming ground flax seeds beneficial? How much if so, and does it really cleanse the intestines? What else should we add/not add to daily diet?
Flax seeds: Ground flax seeds can be beneficial, although it is not as beneficial as a good fish oil, flax is not as well absorbed as fish oil and one of the main reasons for taking either is to increase the intake of fatty acids such as omega three oils. Flax is used mainly by those who want a vegetarian source of omega 3 and can not eat fish or take fish oil. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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