Nutrition/Health

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? (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/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:
• Flax Seeds for Hypertension (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/Flax-Seeds-for-Hypertension)
• Flaxseeds & Breast Cancer Survival: Clinical Evidence (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/flaxseeds-breast-cancer-survival-clinical-evidence/)
• Can Flax Seeds Help Prevent Breast Cancer? (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/Can-Flax-Seeds-Help-Prevent-Breast-Cancer)
• Flaxseed vs. Prostate Cancer (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/flaxseed-vs-prostate-cancer/)
• Flax Seeds for Breast Pain (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/flax-seeds-for-breast-pain/)
• Flaxseeds vs. Diabetes (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/flaxseed-vs-diabetes/)
• Flaxseeds & Breast Cancer Prevention (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/flaxseeds-breast-cancer-prevention)

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