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Are alfalfa sprouts safe to eat while pregnant?

T. C. Fry, a nutritional expert, wrote that alfalfa sprouts contain the carcinogen canavinine and for which we, unlike horses and other animals, secrete no enzyme to break dow (MORE)

Are alfalfa sprouts and cress the same thing?

I don't think so. If you look at the order and genus (etc.) of each plant, you can see they are different, meaning they are different species so therefore different things. I (MORE)

Are alfalfa sprouts gluten free?

Yes, alfalfa sprouts are gluten free. Gluten is a special type of protein found in a number of grains such as rye, wheat, and barley. The alfalfa plant is not a cereal grain. (MORE)

Can rabbits eat alfalfa sprouts?

Maybe, it depends. Alfalfa sprouts are high in protein and calcium, both of which can be harmful to your rabbit if eaten too much (and most healthy adult pet rabbits don't n (MORE)
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Is alfalfa sprouts hazardous?

Any food is hazardous if you eat too much of it. Alfalfa seeds contain canavanine, an amino acid that is a variantof the more common lysine. When canavanine is eaten, itoccasi (MORE)