Should We Be Concerned About the Cyanide from Flaxseed?

In a worse-case scenario, how much flaxseed is too much?

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Cooking doesn’t always necessarily wipe it all out. See my last video, check out How Well Does Cooking Destroy the Cyanide in Flaxseeds? (

Why do I recommend a tablespoon a day (in my Dr. Greger’s Daily Dozen Checklist)? Check out what they can do:
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• Flaxseeds vs. Diabetes (
• Flaxseeds & Breast Cancer Prevention (

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