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Flaxseed: definition

A small, shiny brown, edible and nutritious seed produced by the flax plant that is the most important food source of alpha linolenic acid, an omega-3 fatty acid. These seeds need to be ground because whole seeds cannot otherwise be ...

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Failure To Thrive And Growth Retardation

What Is Failure To Thrive And Growth Retardation? Failure to thrive (FTT) and growth retardation are conditions affecting children characterized by weight consistently below the 3rd percentile for age or a decrease in the expected rate of growth based on ...

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