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Sunflower Seed Omega 3 Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Sunflower Seed Omega 3.

Fats That Fight Cholesterol

If you're reading this, your doctor has probably told you that your cholesterol levels are too high. Maybe she put you on a medication to help lower cholesterol, or simply told you to consume less cholesterol-containing foods. No matter what you...  Read more

The Seeds of a Healthy Diet

My teenage daughter’s favorite grab 'n go breakfast consists of a few gulps of OJ, a toasted English muffin, and a handful of roasted sunflower kernels. “A perfect breakfast,” she states. Teenage translation: "I can sleep a...  Read more

The Mega Benefits of Omega 3s

In a college nutrition class I took back in the 90s, I overheard a classmate boasting to a small group about how she only ate fat-free food. Most of America was still in the clutches of the fat-free craze, and my classmate’s views weren’t...  Read more

Go Nuts for Nut Butters!

Peanut butter may be a household staple, but spreads made from other nuts and seeds can add nutrients and variety to your diet. Peanut butter has that ideal balance between sweet and salty, making it the perfect companion for everything from who...  Read more

5 Steps to Strengthen Your Immune System

Your immune system is important. Very much like your own personal army, it guards your body against attacks from invaders (like bacteria, fungi, and viruses), defending against infections and several kinds of cancer. And it’s smart, too, often...  Read more

I like chia seeds, too. I have no problem getting

I like chia seeds, too. I have no problem getting them thick enough, but I do have trouble sometimes with them being too fluffy--full of air bubbles. Even though I use milk every time, sometimes they fluff up huge and sometimes they don't....  Read more

FLAX seed
Updated 11/4/2015 9:24:34 PM

I want to start eating flax but understand it has to be ground sooooooooooo how much to grind to add to my oatmeal. Also how many calories in a tbls of seeds before grinding. thanks for your help. B arbara...  Read more

Omega 3s in fish
Updated 10/18/2015 9:05:04 PM

Last week I saw a reputable TV programme ("Eat well for less", BBC1 in the UK) which said that while fish like mackerel, salmon and sardines retain their Omega 3 fatty acids after canning, tuna does not -- thus tinned tuna is not a good option in thi...  Read more

chia seeds
Updated 10/5/2015 3:45:37 PM

Should chia seeds be ground to get the full benefit or can I just put in a couple tablespoons in the muffins I make Bran & Apple are the healthly ones I make...  Read more

My new thing to eat for snack unsalted sunflower s
Updated 9/23/2015 1:46:00 PM

My new thing to eat for snack unsalted sunflower seed keep me full yammmmm!! :-) Whats your go to snacks?...  Read more

Lower Cholesterol

Add nuts, sunflower seeds, sesame seeds, and wheat germ to salads...  Read more

sunflower seed

I eat sunflower seeds everyday....  Read more

Alpha Phi Omega Brothers

For current or Alumni brothers of Alpha Phi Omega (National Co-Ed Service Fraternity) to share their triumphs or complications and help each other through their lifestyle changes....  Read more

Is There Any Benefit to an Anti-Inflammation Diet?

The body's immune system is a marvelous thing. When an unwanted antigen invades the body, armies of white blood cells work hard to provide protection. The body produces antibodies to destroy whatever it perceives to be harmful. Typically, that means...  Read more

What Can You Do with Chia Seeds? Plenty!

Mother knows best. Back in 2005, my mom starting telling me about this "amazing" seed that was great for health. She added it to smoothies, granola, breads, and just about everything else. Flax, I quickly learned, was versatile and an easy...  Read more