A sunflower seed is not considered a nut, but a seed. Sunflower seed products are occasionally processed in the same factory as nuts and therefore may contains traces of nuts. More »

Recipes that make use of sunflower seeds include a recipe for oatmeal, coconut and sunflower seed cookies from Whole Foods Market and a recipe for cherry, sunflower seed and kale salad from MyRecipes. Sunflower seeds hav... More »

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It is possible to eat too many sunflower seeds. Sunflower seeds are high in calories and fat, and they are often high in salt as well. Eating too many sunflower seeds can also cause an improper nutrient balance in the bo... More »

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Oranges, cayenne pepper, garlic, ginkgo biloba, sunflower seeds, root ginger, goji berries, watermelons, salmon and avocados are all foods that improve blood circulation. Foods such as garlic not only stimulate blood flo... More »

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Shea butter is a natural fatty substance extracted from the nut of the karite tree or mangifolia. It is commonly used as a moisturizing ingredient in lotions, soaps and cosmetics and is used in preparations for treating ... More »

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Pecans are mature and ready for harvest when the hull starts to split open and the shells of the nut have turned brown. Begin harvesting pecans once you are able to easily remove the hulls from the shells. The typical se... More »

Vitamin F is an essential fatty acid found in evening primrose oil, grape seed oil, flax seed oil and oils of grains, nuts and seeds, such as soybean, walnuts, sesame and sunflower. It is present in avocados, as well as ... More »