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Doctor insights on: Milled Flax Seed

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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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Can you please tell me about the actual health benefits of using milled flax seed?

Can you please tell me about the actual health benefits of using milled flax seed?

Lipids/ cholesterol: 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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Heard that heat can reduce flax seed's nutri benefits,that's why it is cold milled by manufacturers.So will boiling it in porridge reduce its benefit?

Heard that heat can reduce flax seed's nutri benefits,that's why it is cold milled by manufacturers.So will boiling it in porridge reduce its benefit?

Possibly: Products such as Flax Seeds should be stored in the refrigerator to prevent rancidity. You can grind whole flax seeds and sprinkle them on your already prepared porridge. ...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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Could too much flax seed be dangerous?

Could too much flax seed be dangerous?

Difficult question!: You would have to injest an extrem amount and you might be nauseous and puke. You may experience diarrheat augment bleeding if you have a coagulation problem and are on a blood thinner.. Why would this be done. From normal doses taken-(2-6g/day), you migh increase bleeding if you have a coagulation problem or are on blood thinnesr. For normals, few problems with this dose! good nutritional suppo. ...Read more

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Can using flax seed capsules work for me long term ?

Can using flax seed capsules work for me long term ?

To achieve what?: 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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What is a good way to incorporate flax seed in the diet ?

What is a good way to incorporate flax seed in the diet ?

Flax seed: You can use flax seed oil in dressings and toss flax seeds onto salads or other dishes. ...Read more

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I've been eating flax seed and that helps, what are some others?

I've been eating flax seed and that helps, what are some others?

Chia: Flaxseeds and chia are 2 good "superseeds" to improve your health. http://otwithmd.com/flaxseed-and-chia-know-these-superseeds/. ...Read more

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I was wondering is flax seed a good recovery food for after a workout?

I was wondering is flax seed a good recovery food for after a workout?

No magic: Have yourself around 20 grams of lean protein instead. Ignore all you hear about 'superfoods'. Very glad you're working out. It's a wonderful gift to yourself that gives benefits that can't be bought for any amount of money. ...Read more