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What must one know before using alfalfa?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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One cup of alfalfa sprouts is only 8 calories.
It has 0.6 grams of dietary fiber. Alfalfa sprouts contain l-cavanine which could potentially cause a person with lupus to flare. There have been reports of incidents of contamination of alfalfa sprouts w e.Coli, listeria & salmonella. It may reduce effectiveness of blood thinning agents & estrogenic activity might impact hormone therapies.

In brief: Good stuff...

One cup of alfalfa sprouts is only 8 calories.
It has 0.6 grams of dietary fiber. Alfalfa sprouts contain l-cavanine which could potentially cause a person with lupus to flare. There have been reports of incidents of contamination of alfalfa sprouts w e.Coli, listeria & salmonella. It may reduce effectiveness of blood thinning agents & estrogenic activity might impact hormone therapies.
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