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Doctor insights on: Mustard Algae

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If I have a mustard allergy will i react to mustard algae?

If I have a mustard allergy will i react to mustard algae?

Not likely: Mustard algae is a chlorine-resistant form of green algae (yellow-green to brown in color) typically found in sunbelt areas that contaminates swimming pools and aquariums. Mustard food allergy is a reaction to the proteins in the mustard seed. This is an up-and-coming food allergy that can be severe. However, it's still safe to swim in the icky pool if desired. ...Read more

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What nutrients or minerals are in mustard?

What nutrients or minerals are in mustard?

Several: Yellow prepared mustard is a good source of dietary fiber, iron, magnesium and phosphorus, and a very good source of thiamin, manganese and selenium. Be careful because it also contains a lot of sodium (like in salt) read more http://nutritiondata.Self.Com/facts/spices-and-herbs/215/2#ixzz20bcyi422. ...Read more

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Do mustard seeds have strong antimicrobial properties?

Do mustard seeds have strong antimicrobial properties?

Yes: Studies of mustard seed oils have shown anti-microbial functions against staphylococcus aureus and e. Coli. ...Read more

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Does anyone know where you could buy wild blue-green algae?

Does anyone know where you could buy wild blue-green algae?

Blue-green algae: can be found in most health food stores. GNC or the Vitamin Shoppe are the names of some of the larger chains. If you are able to see a nutritionist or naturally-oriented doctor first that would be best. ...Read more

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Is putting mustard on top of turkey before cooking unhealthy?

Not at all: Sounds delicious. Be sure to cook the turkey all the way through — this is unrelated to mustard or any other seasoning. ...Read more

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My family cooks with mustard oil very often. Is this healthy oil to use ?

Ok: Vegetable oil in general is better.saffola sunflower or vegetable oil are better. Animal fat is not recommended ...Read more

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Is there any way to make my hair grow faster ? I've heard about mustard, but i still need confirmation.

Is there any way to make my hair grow faster ? I've heard about mustard, but i still need confirmation.

Anything that will: Increase blood flow to your hair follicles should help, theoretically. Try massage, warm packs. You can try topical rogaine (minoxidil). Make sure it is not low thyroid. Recent reports that Botox injection help too. ...Read more

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I bought a tub of copper sulfate to get algae out of a pond. Having second thoughts though. Is this stuff harmful even if I get it on my skin?

I bought a tub of copper sulfate to get algae out of a pond.  Having second thoughts though.  Is this stuff harmful even if I get it on my skin?

It can be.: Copper sulfate is a skin irritant if exposed. If it gets in your eyes, it can cause a severe irritation. If swallowed, it will cause vomiting. It's useful as an algicide in VERY low concentrations, but can kill fish in the ponds so treated. Can it be used safely? Yes. Should you be careful in its use? Absolutely. ...Read more