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Is mustard oil and sesame oil good for cooking? Are they healthy?

Is mustard oil and sesame oil good for cooking? Are they healthy?

Avoid mustard oil: Sesame oil is healthy and fine for cooking. However mustard oil should be avoided. Although it is widely used in asian cooking because of it's pungent taste it is not allowed to be imported into the United States because of concerns that it may have bad effects on the heart (cardiac toxicity). Mustard oil contains erucic acid which is the component felt to be cardio-toxic. ...Read more

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Is it safe to drink sesame oil ?

Is it safe to drink sesame oil ?

Sesame Oil: is high in calories. Recommend using it lightly for flavoring - not for drinking. ...Read more

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If sesame allergy, can I have sesame oil?

If sesame allergy, can I have sesame oil?

No: If you are allergic to sesame seeds, the best thing is to read labels and make sure you do not eat, touch or inhale anything that contains them. ...Read more

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Can my wife have fried rice that I have made that contains sesame oil for flavor? ( 3 tsp total in 4 cups of rice) We've heard different things in reg

Can my wife have fried rice that I have made that contains sesame oil for flavor? ( 3 tsp total in 4 cups of rice) We've heard different things in reg

Sesame allergy?: The question is cut off and so I am not sure, but I assume she is allergic to sesame? If so, it depends if the sesame allergen is oil-based or not; and in many cases it is. If not sure, best to avoid pending further evaluation. ...Read more

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Is refined sesame oil safe for someone with a sesame allergy? Does refining remove the allergen?

Is refined sesame oil safe for someone with a sesame allergy? Does refining remove the allergen?

Possibly: Most vegetable oil are not allergenic with rare exceptions. In fact, I had reported a case of sesame seed oil anaphylaxis in the J of Allergy & Clin Immunology over 20 years ago- I believe it was the first time a seed oil was ever reported to have caused allergic reactions. If you had anaphylaxis to the seed, it would be prudent to be tested to the oil even though the risk is very low. ...Read more

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Is it okay if I eat roasted sesame seeds, is this weird?

Not weird at all: Nothing wrong with that. It improves the taste for some people. ...Read more

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Is sesame good for stress ? Thank you

Is sesame good for stress ? Thank you

Ayurveda : Sesame oil is used in indian ayurvedic medicine to reduce stress. It is high in anti-oxidants, omega-6 fatty acids, vitamins ; minerals. Black sesame seeds are reported to have far more health benefits than lighter ones. It is used both topically ; orally. ...Read more

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Im really allergic to sesame seeds. What foods has sesame in it?

Im really allergic to sesame seeds. What foods has sesame in it?

Read the label: I guess you have to read the label to know if that particular food that you eat has sesame seeds in them. Sesame seeds can be added to different type of foods. ...Read more

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Are sesame seeds good or bad? If yes what is it's benefit?

Are sesame seeds good or bad?  If yes what is it's benefit?

Neither.: They are both good and bad and part of a healthy diet. Don't eat too much or too little of anything. By the way, if you have no heart disease, don't smoke and do not have diabetes, the absolute benefit of taking crestor (rosuvastatin) is probably pretty small no matter how high your CHOL. Might want to look at the framingham risk calculator and discuss with your doc. ...Read more

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Do sesame seeds turn white in feces?

Do sesame seeds turn white in feces?

Probably not...: If any doubt, a sample of stool can be analyzed by your provider to clarify what substance is present that concerns you. ...Read more

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If you have sesame allergies, are there any foods with sesame you wont have a reaction with?

If you have sesame allergies, are there any foods with sesame you wont have a reaction with?

No: If you are allergic to sesame seeds, the best thing is to read labels and make sure you do not eat, touch or inhale anything that contains them. ...Read more

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Can you eat sesame seeds with fatty liver?

Can you eat sesame seeds with fatty liver?

Yes: Recommend sesame seed in moderation. For a fatty liver the best type diet would be DASH diet. You could find this on Google or WebMD ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: sesame allergy?

Sesame Allergy: A sesame allergy is an exaggerated immune response due to exposure to sesame protein. The reaction can present with typical symptoms of hives, respiratory symptoms (cough, wheeze, shortness of breath), GI symptoms (abdominal pain, vomiting), swelling, loss of consciousness, and can be fatal. Symptoms typically present within minutes to a couple hours after ingestion or contact. ...Read more

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