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Generally there is no distinction, other than that the variety for eating the sprouts may be a special one developed for taste. Having said that there is another consideration: Seeds for sowing often (not always, depends on the supplier and type of seed) are coated with anti-fungals and things to make them less attractive to pests. These seeds should not ...


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I can find no evidence via internet search that the seeds of Piel de Sapo melons have any toxicity whatsoever. Even if they did, eating a handful of seeds would be harmless. For example, while apple seeds are definitely toxic, you have to eat several dozen of them to feel any ill effects.


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The question is "what is language and why the people cannot stick to one original name?" ;) What could be find under "white/sweet cumin" is actually aniseed (and sometimes it's called green cumin). What is "green cumin" is dill seeds. The way to go is to look for latin name or the look of it. What could be more troublesome is difference between Roman ...


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You could regulate your bowels. Cellulose is indigestible. I suspect this is a fiber supplement like Metamucil or bran flakes. If you suffer from irregularity you could use this. I understand cellulose is used as filler for people who want to reduce carbs. A more interesting idea than Metamucil would be to see if you can substitute it for sugar in ...


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Seeds sold for sprouting are larger. They've been sorted from the smaller ones. Source: trucker who hauls them and has seen them being sorted.


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The seeds grown for propagation are the same species but they may be grown differently, sometimes to the level where you wouldn't want to eat them. A good example is beans where you eat the pod, i.e. string beans and runner beans. If you want to eat them you pick them while they are technically unripe, but they are tender. If you want to grow them to plant ...


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You should rinse them as if you were rinsing off rice. This allows you to remove the dust from storage and transport (may just be flax dust, may not...who knows?). Also, it allows you to do a final visual check and remove any big things (bits of stick, or staff) that may have made it through processing. I don't have any sources to cite except personal ...


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