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Can 1g of flaxseed oil supplement harm an 9 year old child?
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Dr. Andres R Villar
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In brief: Flaxseed oil
There is no official recommended dose of flaxseed oil in children.
Generally 1tsp is given to toddlers, 2 tspns to school age children and 1 tablespoon (3 tspns) once a child is over 75 lbs.However, as always it is very important to discuss alternative meds and dietary supplements with your md, before using them.Flaxseed could interfere with absorption of medications.

In brief: Flaxseed oil
There is no official recommended dose of flaxseed oil in children.
Generally 1tsp is given to toddlers, 2 tspns to school age children and 1 tablespoon (3 tspns) once a child is over 75 lbs.However, as always it is very important to discuss alternative meds and dietary supplements with your md, before using them.Flaxseed could interfere with absorption of medications.
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