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How To Germinate Cannabis Hemp Seeds

Store your seeds air tight and moisture free in your refrigerator till you’re ready to germinate. Most seeds should keep for 2-3 years. Powerful varieties and fresh seeds commonly germinate in 3-5 days. When seeds have been stored refrigerated it can take up to 7 days for them to sprout. Soak the seed in water for a few hours then place them between layers of moist tissue in a covered tray.

Follow these simple guidelines for a successful germination by using:

  • A dark environment and stable room temperature
  • A tray with plenty of ventilation (frequent fresh air)
  • Distilled water for soaking and early watering
  • Tissue paper (without prints) and a saucer/tray

Patience “budding beginner”. Check on your seeds frequently, as you should never let them dry out. Spray luke-warm distilled water on them as often as necessary to keep them moist. Your reward? A tiny white root breaking through the nut shell! From here you wait until the root is about 1-2 cm long before you give them there first taste of soil if you are growing them bio style. For more details on different growing mediums, see the article on page 112 of The Smokers Guide to Amsterdam!

Important: don’t ever use fertilizers or root stimulants while germinating and moisten the tissue paper, never soak it with too much water.

Now that the root is the right length, you should place it in the soil with the root pointing down, so that the seed shell is level with the soil surface. Gently cover it with soil taking care to not damage the seed. Fluorescent light or even indirect daylight is strong enough for the seeds to become a small plant. From there on, it’s easy to see why we call it weed; it wants to grow!

For budding beginners, here’s the basic S-Guide to seed germination. Check out a good grow book (like the one featured on page 109 of The Smokers Guide to Amsterdam) to learn more.

Growing Hemp Sprouts

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Growing Instructions

Soak 3 Tbs. of seed in cool water for 4-12 hours.

Drain off soak water. Do not ever soak again.

Rinse and Drain with cool water every 8-12 hours.

On day 3, move your Sprouter to a well lit location. Use direct sun only if you’re growing in a tray.

Continue to Rinse and Drain every 8-12 hours.

Harvest on Day 5 or 6, when the leaves are open and most of them are green.

Hemp may be harvested at any time you like. You are not required to go past short roots. Taste often to find your preference.

Instructions for Growing Hemp Sprouts from Sproutpeople, 100% GMO-Free Organic Seed Specialists Since 1993.

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power flower strain

Power Flower

breed by Royal Queen Seeds

Here you can find all info about Power Flower from Royal Queen Seeds. If you are searching for information about Power Flower from Royal Queen Seeds, check out our Basic Infos, Gallery, Degustation, Strain Reviews, Direct Comparisons, Shop-Finder and Price Comparison, Lineage / Genealogy or User Comments for this cannabis variety here at this page and follow the links to get even more information. If you have any personal experiences with growing or consuming this cannabis variety, please use the upload links to add them to the database!

Basic / Breeders Info

Power Flower is an indica/sativa variety from Royal Queen and can be cultivated indoors (where the plants will need a flowering time of ±60 days ) and outdoors . Royal Queens Power Flower is a THC dominant variety and is/was only available as feminized seeds.

Royal Queens Power Flower Description

During the 90s, a group of passionate growers from the Netherlands travelled to South Africa to gather genetics which could be added to their library. Using the genetics they collected, this team would give birth to a nearly pure Sativa (12% Indica) made exclusively with those genetics. This Cannabis plant would eventually take over Amsterdam’s coffeeshops, mostly still around today, and was known as Power Plant.

Our Power Flower is our attempt to recreate the popular features from one of Amsterdam’s most famous weeds. This feminized plant will grow over 1 m tall, up to 1.5 m, indoors, but can stretch to 2 m outside. It prefers a warm environment like California or Italy, however, it can be grown in south of France and Germany, while more northern latitudes are not recommended for this marijuana strain.

Power Plant was the original large-yielding commercial crop and we are proud to say that Power Flower is just as big. Growers can expect anything from 65-85 g per plant, or up to 650 g per square metre under a 600 W light. Grown outdoors, it can yield over 100 g per plant, but will require a lot of sun and food to do so.

With such a high yield in only 8 weeks flowering, combined with a moderately easy grow, Power Flower is easily a top contender for a commercial crop grower. With lots of light, fluffy green nuggets filling up all spacing between internodes, Power Flower is suitable for the sea/screen of green operations. The relatively easy grow also makes it suitable for first-time growers who want as little a challenge as possible.

Power Flower will give smokers a taste of sweet and sour, like lemon and limes, followed by a subtle pine fresh flavour. It’s not just taste buds that are refreshed as users can experience a smooth high, with an energetic and active experience. Between its pleasing smoke, moderately easy grow and massive buds, Power Flower is guaranteed to leave you satisfied and yearning for more.

Type: Sativa: 88%; Indica: 12%
Yield: 65-85 grams
Harvest month: October
Height of the plant: 100-150 cm
Genetic background: South African Sativas
Effect: Strong up high
Cannabinoid content: Medium
Flowering time: 8-9 weeks

Where to buy Power Flower cannabis seeds?

Power Flower from Royal Queen Seeds is available only as feminized seeds. Regular seeds are not available at the moment. In 14 seedbanks, we found 62 offers between EUR 6.95 for 1 feminized seed and EUR 451.63 for 100 feminized seeds. If you are looking to buy Power Flower Cannabis Seeds from Royal Queen Seeds somewhere – have a look to our Power Flower Price Comparison page with all current offers from all the connected seedbanks and shops – or visit one of the following tested, trustworthy and recommended seed-shops directly to check out their current Power Flower offers: Royal Queen Seeds, Indras Planet GmbH, Linda Seeds | Linda Semilla, Original Seeds Store, Herbies Head Shop, Cannapot Hanfshop, PEV Seeds Bank, Samenwahl.com, Oaseeds, Amsterdam Seed Center, Canna-Seed Seed Shop, Zamnesia, Alchimia Grow Shop and canna-seed.com.

Power Flower Reviews

We’ve collected strain info from 10 growers for Power Flower, check out the reviews about the indoor and outdoor grow here.

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Power Flower

Power Flower is an almost pure sativa plant that the result of carefully searching and selections. It contains 88% sativa and 12% indica genetics. This variety comes from South Africa and brings a potent high.

This feminized plant grows up to 1m in height inside and to 2m outside. The strain is easy to grow and suits for mild, warm climate such as in California or Italy. It is not reccomended to grow it in nothern regions.

The plant produces decent yields of massive buds and suits for commercial growers. The harvest comes in 8-9 weeks of flowering and brings crops of 500 – 550 gr/m2 under a 600 W light indoors or in sunny areas outdoors. The strain is ideal for SOG and SCROG.

The smoke brings sweet and sour flavors with notes of lemon, lime and fresh pine. The smooth effect brings energetic and active experiance.

Cannabis grow journals, strain reviews by home growers, harvests and trip reports. Power Flower by Royal Queen Seeds strain information.

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Romulan seeds

It takes its name from the alien race of the Star Trek saga. Romulan is a powerful Indica, although it has an intense cerebral effect thanks to its Sativa part. It is known for its numerous medicinal uses and for its incredible relaxing effect, also appreciated by consumers of recreational cannabis. It provokes a powerful euphoria and then plunges the consumer into a deep calm, with interesting introspective effects. The taste is sweet with touches of pine and spicy. The plant presents purple and reddish tones at the end of flowering.

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Romulan feminized seeds

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Named after the alien race from the Star Trek saga, Romulan from Pyramid Seeds is a feminized cannabis variety that’s truly out of this world! With a THC rating of 24%, this legendary American cannabis strain will wrap you in a fluffy blanket of Indica relaxation and tickle your taste buds with spicy flavors. Get ready for a wave of euphoria that will have you flying to the edge of the universe.

    Pyramid Seeds Feminized Photoperiod Outdoor Indoor Euphoric sweetness in a head 300+ g/m² indoors 500 g/plant outdoors 50 – 60 days September 25% Sativa / 75% Indica 24 % 1 %

Romulan Seed Info

The exact origins of Romulan are quite the topic of speculation – for all we know, she may have traveled across the universe much like her namesake. While her history is a mystery, one fact that’s confirmed is her 75% Indica, 25% Sativa makeup. This gives her a much sought-after Indica-dominant, narcotic-like stone that will have you seeing stars. Combine these effects with her multiple branches and budding sites, and she’s a real no-brainer to grow.

Flowering Time

This alien seed has a flowering time of 50-60 days if growing indoors, or is ready for harvest in September for outdoor growers. Either way, you won’t have to wait too long to enjoy Romulan’s mind-blowing effects.

Yields

The average indoor cultivator can expect potential harvests of over 300g/m 2 (0.98oz/ft 2 ), particularly when the wattage of grow lights during flowering exceeds 450. For those growing outdoors, yields tend to average about 500g (1.1lb) per plant.

Effects

Her effects lean heavily toward the Indica side, with a great sense of relaxation. Despite the Indica dominance, her Sativa roots really shine through to also provide a cerebral and introspective effect. This combination of Indica and Sativa makes her ideal for a cozy evening.

THC And CBD Levels

Romulan is definitely a heavy-hitter, with a THC content level of 24%. It also has a minor CBD percentage of around 1%.

Smell And Taste

With a genetic lineage heavily dominated by Indica, Romulan is a truly unique cannabis strain featuring a smooth, sweet taste with a hint of spice. Her terpene profile also delivers some nice notes of pine that complement her spiciness quite well.

Grow Tips

As a result of her multiple budding sites, grow methods such as Sea of Green (SoG) are not recommended for Romulan. Instead, techniques like low-stress training (LST) can aid in exposing her bud sites so that they obtain maximum light penetration. Other things to keep in mind:

  • She’s suitable for both indoor and outdoor grows.
  • Plants reach a short and manageable height of up to 1.1m (3’7) indoors.
  • She displays gorgeous colors if cooler temperatures are used during the late flowering period.

Romulan Seeds

Romulan feminized seeds are an out-of-this-world choice to add to your grow list. To get started on your warp-speed journey to Romulan’s spectacular highs, buy your seeds online at Herbies today.

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Raw Diesel

breed by G13 Labs

Here you can find all info about Raw Diesel from G13 Labs. If you are searching for information about Raw Diesel from G13 Labs, check out our Basic Infos, Gallery, Shop-Finder and Price Comparison or Lineage / Genealogy for this cannabis variety here at this page and follow the links to get even more information. If you have any personal experiences with growing or consuming this cannabis variety, please use the upload links to add them to the database!

Basic / Breeders Info

Raw Diesel is an indica/sativa variety from G13 Labs and can be cultivated indoors (where the plants will need a flowering time of ±58 days ) and outdoors . G13 Labs’ Raw Diesel is a THC dominant variety and is/was only available as feminized seeds.

G13 Labs’ Raw Diesel Description

Raw diesel power, strength and heavy fumes. For all cannabis connoisseurs who love the powerful flavour in a potent hybrid that’s easy to grow and a great smoke Diesel is still considered one of the top strains around. A muscular bud development and unmistakable sharp, fruity taste, and thick covering of sticky trichomes. RAW Diesel flowers between 50-65 days and produces a medium yield. Genetics: G13 Haze x NYC Diesel

Where to buy Raw Diesel cannabis seeds?

Raw Diesel from G13 Labs is available only as feminized seeds. Regular seeds are not available at the moment. In 10 seedbanks, we found 25 offers between EUR 37.94 for 5 feminized seeds and EUR 1529.69 for 200 feminized seeds. If you are looking to buy Raw Diesel Cannabis Seeds from G13 Labs somewhere – have a look to our Raw Diesel Price Comparison page with all current offers from all the connected seedbanks and shops – or visit one of the following tested, trustworthy and recommended seed-shops directly to check out their current Raw Diesel offers: Linda Seeds | Linda Semilla, Cannapot Hanfshop, Seedsman, canna-seed.com, Oaseeds, Alchimia Grow Shop, Canna-Seed Seed Shop, Samenwahl.com, Herbies Head Shop and Original Seeds Store.

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B 52 strain

Here you can find all info about B52 from Nirvana Seeds. If you are searching for information about B52 from Nirvana Seeds, check out our Basic Infos, Gallery, Degustation, Strain Reviews, Shop-Finder and Price Comparison or Lineage / Genealogy for this cannabis variety here at this page and follow the links to get even more information. If you have any personal experiences with growing or consuming this cannabis variety, please use the upload links to add them to the database!

Basic / Breeders Info

B52 is an indica/sativa variety from Nirvana and can be cultivated indoors (where the plants will need a flowering time of ±63 days ) (as like as outdoors in the right climate zones) . Nirvanas B52 is a THC dominant variety and is/was never available as feminized seeds.

Nirvanas B52 Description

B-52 is a truly superior Skunk hybrid. B-52 can consistently tip the scale at around 500 gm per square meter in a sea of green, making it ideal for the commercial grower. B-52 is quick flowering with huge buds thanks to its Big Bud mother. B-52 has a very sweet taste and produces a cerebral high enjoyed by many connoisseurs of Skunk.

  • * Plant type: Best suitable for indoor growing.
  • * Plant height: Medium- Indica/Sativa mix
  • * Stoned or high?: Stoney yet high- Allround Buzz
  • * THC level: Medium 8-15%
  • * Flowering Weeks: 9
  • * Yield (Sea of Green on one m 2 ) : 600
  • * Harvest Month: 10
  • * Grow difficulty: Moderate

Where to buy B52 cannabis seeds?

B52 from Nirvana Seeds is available only as feminized seeds. Regular seeds are not available at the moment. In 1 seedbanks, we found 2 offers between EUR 23.70 for 5 feminized seeds and EUR 39.50 for 10 feminized seeds. If you are looking to buy B52 Cannabis Seeds from Nirvana Seeds somewhere – have a look to our B52 Price Comparison page with all current offers from all the connected seedbanks and shops – or visit one of the following tested, trustworthy and recommended seed-shops directly to check out their current B52 offers: Samenwahl.com.

B52 Reviews

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B 52 strain

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Basic info about Mountain Temple

Bodhi Seeds Flowering: ±67 days mostly sativa

Mountain Temple is a big yielding haze/chem family hybrid, using the proven male of Appalachia: h&l’s hybrid of green crack and jj’s tres dawg wed to the totem pole haze temple mother cut, this one hits it home for the lover of electric sativa effects with dense full resinous buds in a shorter maturation window, aromas and flavors of spicy citron and hazy melon with a funky chemdawg bottom end and floral high notes of the Williams Wonder, energizing and powerful with a light push of body enhancement. This hybrid is very similar to Silver Mountain, except this one will lean a little more to the indica side and be a bigger quicker faster yielder.

Genetics: Temple x Appalachia
Yield: High
Plant Height: Tall
Flowering Time: 9 – 10 weeks
Harvest Month: October
Medical Conditions: Depression
Medicinal Properties: Antidepressant

All info about the marijuana strain Mountain Temple from the breeder Bodhi Seeds!

Mountain Temple

breed by Bodhi Seeds

Here you can find all info about Mountain Temple from Bodhi Seeds. If you are searching for information about Mountain Temple from Bodhi Seeds, check out our Basic Infos, Shop-Finder and Price Comparison or Lineage / Genealogy for this cannabis variety here at this page and follow the links to get even more information. If you have any personal experiences with growing or consuming this cannabis variety, please use the upload links to add them to the database!

Basic / Breeders Info

Mountain Temple is a mostly sativa variety from Bodhi Seeds and can be cultivated indoors (where the plants will need a flowering time of ±67 days ) and outdoors . Bodhi Seeds’ Mountain Temple is a THC dominant variety and is/was never available as feminized seeds.

Bodhi Seeds’ Mountain Temple Description

Mountain Temple is a big yielding haze/chem family hybrid, using the proven male of Appalachia: h&l’s hybrid of green crack and jj’s tres dawg wed to the totem pole haze temple mother cut, this one hits it home for the lover of electric sativa effects with dense full resinous buds in a shorter maturation window, aromas and flavors of spicy citron and hazy melon with a funky chemdawg bottom end and floral high notes of the Williams Wonder, energizing and powerful with a light push of body enhancement. This hybrid is very similar to Silver Mountain, except this one will lean a little more to the indica side and be a bigger quicker faster yielder.

Genetics: Temple x Appalachia
Yield: High
Plant Height: Tall
Flowering Time: 9 – 10 weeks
Harvest Month: October
Medical Conditions: Depression
Medicinal Properties: Antidepressant

Where to buy Mountain Temple cannabis seeds?

Mountain Temple from Bodhi Seeds is available only as regular seeds. Feminized seeds are not available at the moment. In 3 seedbanks, we found 9 offers between EUR 78.00 for 11 regular seeds and EUR 667.28 for 77 regular seeds. If you are looking to buy Mountain Temple Cannabis Seeds from Bodhi Seeds somewhere – have a look to our Mountain Temple Price Comparison page with all current offers from all the connected seedbanks and shops – or visit one of the following tested, trustworthy and recommended seed-shops directly to check out their current Mountain Temple offers: Oaseeds, Cannapot Hanfshop and Herbies Head Shop.

Mountain Temple Lineage / Genealogy

  • Mountain Temple »»» Temple x Appalachia
  • Temple Probably
    • »»» SSH sog cut x Williams Wonder Probably
    • SSH sog cut
      • »»» <(Haze x Haze) x Skunk #1> x <(Haze x Haze) x NL #5>
      • (Haze x Haze) x Skunk #1
        • Haze x Haze
          • Haze
            • O Haze
              • »»» Mexico x Colombia x Thailand x India
              • Mexico »»» Sativa
              • Colombia »»» Sativa
              • Thailand »»» Sativa
              • India »»» Sativa
          • Haze (specified above)
        • Skunk #1
          • Skunk #1
            • »»» Afghanistan x Mexico x Colombia
            • Afghanistan »»» Indica
            • Mexico »»» Sativa
            • Colombia »»» Sativa
      • (Haze x Haze) x NL #5
        • Haze x Haze (specified above)
        • NL #5
          • USA, Kalifornien »»» Mostly Indica
    • Williams Wonder
      • Unknown Indica x Unknown Indica
  • Appalachia
    • »»» Green Crack x Tres DawG
    • Green Crack
      • »»» Skunk #1 x Unknown Indica
      • Skunk #1
        • Skunk #1 (specified above)
      • Unknown Indica »»» Indica
    • Tres DawG
      • »»» Chem Dawg d x Double Dawg
      • Chem Dawg d
        • Unknown Indica »»» Indica
      • Double Dawg
        • »»» Chem Dawg d x
        • Chem Dawg d x Afghani #1
          • Chem Dawg d (specified above)
          • Afghani #1
            • »»» Afghanistan x Afghanistan
            • Afghanistan »»» Indica
            • Afghanistan »»» Indica
        • Chem Dawg d (specified above)

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Afgoo

Taste & Smell

Effects

  • Calm
  • Focused
  • Happy
  • Hungry
  • Sleepy
  • Dry Eyes
  • Dry Mouth
  • Nervous

Pairs Well With

  • Doing Nothing
  • Eating
  • Sleeping

About this Indica Strain

Afgoo, which is also known as Afgooey, is an indica cannabis strain that emits an earthy pine scent and taste. Its buds are sticky with trichomes when harvest-ready and are of an olive green color.

The parents of Afgoo are unknown, but many tend to agree that it’s a cross between the indica Afghani and sativa-dominant Maui Haze.

Its THC content averages at 16%, with some crops ranking in as high as 20%. When consuming Afgoo, expect the munchies, a boost in mood, sleepiness or lethargy, and an increase in focus. While this strain does enhance cerebral activity, it will put one to sleep if too much is consumed – making this a good choice for evening and night time use. Some reviewers enjoy this strain to treat stomach problems such as nausea or lack of appetite.

Many consumers have reported bouts of paranoia, though some have found it amusing instead of leading to anxiousness.

Currently, growers can only purchase clones of Afgoo, as seeds are not available on the market at this time.

Afgoo, which is also known as Afgooey, is an indica cannabis strain that emits an earthy pine scent and taste. Its buds are sticky with trichomes when harvest-ready and are of an olive green color. The parents of Afgoo are unknown, but many tend to agree that it&rsquo;s a cross between the indica…

Afgoo strain

Afgoo definitely delivers on the body buzz front, it’s a nice high that isn’t overpowering. I have tinnitus and it doesn’t help that but does create a relaxing feeling in general. It is cheaper than some of the strains with more familiar names so is affordable and usually accessible throughout North America.

I have had this Strain since 1998 with some seeds I got out of some smoke Great loves to get big and good for SOG list of best one toke strains. Seeds still good grew some last year from same seed from 1998 kept in freezer. As long as thing go well this year I will have created 57 varieties by the end of this year.

Afgoo is another name for Afgooey, a cross of an unknown sativa from Maui and an unknown indica from Afghanistan. It's a good nighttime strain with strong indica genetics (sativa/indica ratio of 20:80). THC levels are strong, passing 28% in some tests. There isn't much CBD in this strain, though,…

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How No. 6 seeds have fared vs. No. 1 seeds in NFL playoffs history: Vikings, Titans can snap a recent streak

No. 6 seeds have a history of beating No. 1 seeds, but not recently

The Tennessee Titans and Minnesota Vikings have an opportunity to snap a dubious streak regarding No. 6 seeds in the NFL playoffs. Tennessee’s win over the New England Patriots last week and the Minnesota Vikings victory over the New Orleans Saints reseeded the NFL playoffs for the divisional round.

The No. 1 seed plays the lowest remaining seed in the divisional round based on the current NFL playoff structure. With the Titans and Vikings being the No. 6 seed, that means they will play the No. 1 seed in the next round instead of playing the team on their half of the bracket. The Titans will play the Baltimore Ravens and the Vikings will play the San Francisco 49ers (both games obviously on the road).

No. 6 seeds haven’t fared well against No. 1 seeds in the divisional playoffs in recent years, which explains the ongoing trend of wild card teams failing to reach the Super Bowl since 2013. A No. 6 seed hasn’t defeated a No. 1 seed in the playoffs since 2010 when both the Green Bay Packers and New York Jets defeated the No. 1 seeds (Atlanta Falcons and New England Patriots) to advance to their championship games. The Packers became just the second No. 6 seed to win the Super Bowl in that 2010 season, defeating the Pittsburgh Steelers in Super Bowl XLV.

Two No. 6 seeds made the divisional playoffs, the Indianapolis Colts, and Philadelphia Eagles, and they both lost. No. 6 seeds have lost nine consecutive games against No. 1 seeds. No. 6 seeds are 6-19 all-time against No. 1 seeds, but that record was much better just a decade ago. Here are all the No. 6 seeds to beat the No. 1 seeds in NFL postseason history (playoffs expanded to 12 teams in 1990):

2005 AFC Divisional

Steelers beat Colts, 21-18

2005 Super Bowl

Steelers beat Seahawks, 21-10

2008 AFC Divisional

Ravens beat Titans, 13-10

2008 NFC Divisional

Eagles beat Giants, 23-11

2010 NFC Divisional

Packers beat Falcons, 48-21

2010 AFC Divisional

Jets beat Patriots, 28-21

This is the sixth season under the current playoff format which both No. 6 seeds won their wild card game, along with 2005, 2008, 2010, 2013 and 2018. The past two occurrences neither No. 6 seed won in the divisional round. The Titans and Vikings will have a hard time pulling off the upset based on how the No. 1 seeds have fared in their respective conferences.

The Baltimore Ravens finished with the best record in the NFL, winning 12 consecutive games to finish 14-2 and the league’s best record. The Ravens averaged 206 rushing yards a game and 5.5 yards per carry, both of which led the NFL. The Ravens set the NFL record for most rushing yards in a season with 3,296, part of what made them the NFL’s No. 1 offense in points (33.2) and No. 2 in yards (407.6).

Their defense has been just as dominant over the 12-game win streak. Baltimore is first in the league in points (15.2), touchdowns (18), yards (268.9) and first downs (200) allowed over the past 12 games.

The 49ers are a tough out as a No. 1 seed, finishing with a 13-3 record in having home-field advantage for the first time since 1997. San Francisco finished second in the NFL in points per game (29.9), third in yards per pass (7.9) and ninth in yards per carry (4.6). The 49ers were fourth in yards (381.1) and second in rushing (144.1 yards a game), leading the league in rushing touchdowns (23).

San Francisco’s defense was dominant as well, finishing second in yards (281.8 ) and first in yards per play allowed (4.7). They were first in yards per pass (5.2) and pass yards allowed (169.2). Their 48 sacks were tied for fifth in the NFL.

If the Titans and/or Vikings don’t emerge victorious Saturday, it wouldn’t be surprising given how good the No. 1 seeds in both conferences are. Both teams are massive underdogs heading into the weekend, a testament of the dominance of the Ravens and 49ers are rather than an indictment of the No. 6 seeds they’re facing.

No. 6 seeds have a history of beating No. 1 seeds, but not recently

6 Super Healthy Seeds You Should Eat

Seeds contain all the starting materials necessary to develop into complex plants. Because of this, they are extremely nutritious.

Seeds are great sources of fiber. They also contain healthy monounsaturated fats, polyunsaturated fats and many important vitamins, minerals and antioxidants.

When consumed as part of a healthy diet, seeds can help reduce blood sugar, cholesterol and blood pressure.

This article will describe the nutritional content and health benefits of six of the healthiest seeds you can eat.

Flaxseeds, also known as linseeds, are a great source of fiber and omega-3 fats, particularly alpha-linolenic acid (ALA).

However, the omega-3 fats are contained within the fibrous outer shell of the seed, which humans can’t digest easily.

Therefore, if you want to increase your omega-3 levels, it’s best to eat flaxseeds that have been ground ( 1 , 2 ).

A 1-ounce (28-gram) serving of flaxseeds contains a wide mix of nutrients (3):

  • Calories: 152
  • Fiber: 7.8 grams
  • Protein: 5.2 grams
  • Monounsaturated fat: 2.1 grams
  • Omega-3 fats: 6.5 grams
  • Omega-6 fats: 1.7 grams
  • Manganese: 35% of the RDI
  • Thiamine (vitamin B1): 31% of the RDI
  • Magnesium: 28% of the RDI

Flaxseeds also contain a number of different polyphenols, especially lignans, which act as important antioxidants in the body ( 4 ).

Lignans, as well as the fiber and omega-3 fats in flaxseeds, can all help reduce cholesterol and other risk factors for heart disease ( 5, 6, 7 ).

One large study combined the results of 28 others, finding that consuming flaxseeds reduced levels of “bad” LDL cholesterol by an average of 10 mmol/l ( 8 ).

Flaxseeds may also help reduce blood pressure. An analysis of 11 studies found that flaxseeds could reduce blood pressure especially when eaten whole every day for more than 12 weeks ( 9 ).

A couple of studies have shown that eating flaxseeds may reduce markers of tumor growth in women with breast cancer, and may also reduce cancer risk ( 10 , 11 , 12 ).

This may be due to the lignans in flaxseeds. Lignans are phytoestrogens and are similar to the female sex hormone estrogen.

What’s more, similar benefits have been shown regarding prostate cancer in men ( 13 ).

In addition to reducing the risk of heart disease and cancer, flaxseeds may also help reduce blood sugar, which may help lower the risk of diabetes ( 14 ).

Chia seeds are very similar to flaxseeds because they are also good sources of fiber and omega-3 fats, along with a number of other nutrients.

A 1-ounce (28-gram) serving of chia seeds contains (15):

  • Calories: 137
  • Fiber: 10.6 grams
  • Protein: 4.4 grams
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.6 grams
  • Omega-3 fats: 4.9 grams
  • Omega-6 fats: 1.6 grams
  • Thiamine (vitamin B1): 15% of the RDI
  • Magnesium: 30% of the RDI
  • Manganese: 30% of the RDI

Like flaxseeds, chia seeds also contain a number of important antioxidant polyphenols.

Interestingly, a number of studies have shown that eating chia seeds can increase ALA in the blood. ALA is an important omega-3 fatty acid that can help reduce inflammation ( 16 , 17 ).

Your body can convert ALA into other omega-3 fats, such as eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), which are the omega-3 fats found in oily fish. However, this conversion process in the body is usually quite inefficient.

One study has shown that chia seeds may be able to increase levels of EPA in the blood ( 18 ).

Chia seeds may also help reduce blood sugar. A couple of studies have shown that whole and ground chia seeds are equally effective for reducing blood sugar immediately after a meal ( 19 , 20 ).

Another study found that, as well as reducing blood sugar, chia seeds may reduce appetite ( 14 ).

Chia seeds may also reduce risk factors of heart disease ( 21 ).

A study of 20 people with type 2 diabetes found that eating 37 grams of chia seeds per day for 12 weeks reduced blood pressure and levels of several inflammatory chemicals, including C-reactive protein (CRP) ( 22 ).

Hemp seeds are an excellent source of vegetarian protein. In fact, they contain more than 30% protein, as well as many other essential nutrients.

Hemp seeds are one of the few plants that are complete protein sources, meaning they contain all the essential amino acids that your body can’t make.

Studies have also shown that the protein quality of hemp seeds is better than most other plant protein sources ( 23 ).

A 1-ounce (28-gram) serving of hemp seeds contains ( 24 ):

  • Calories: 155
  • Fiber: 1.1 grams
  • Protein: 8.8 grams
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.6 grams
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 10.7 grams
  • Magnesium: 45% of the RDI
  • Thiamine (vitamin B1): 31% of the RDI
  • Zinc: 21% of the RDI

The proportion of omega-6 to omega-3 fats in hemp seed oil is roughly 3:1, which is considered a good ratio. Hemp seeds also contain gamma-linolenic acid, an important anti-inflammatory fatty acid ( 25 ).

For this reason, many people take hemp seed oil supplements.

Hemp seed oil may have a beneficial effect on heart health by increasing the amount of omega-3 fatty acids in the blood ( 26 , 27 , 28 ).

The anti-inflammatory action of the omega-3 fatty acids may also help improve symptoms of eczema.

One study found that people with eczema experienced less skin dryness and itchiness after taking hemp seed oil supplements for 20 weeks. They also used skin medication less, on average ( 29 ).

Sesame seeds are commonly consumed in Asia, and also in Western countries as part of a paste called tahini.

Similar to other seeds, they contain a wide nutrient profile. One ounce (28 grams) of sesame seeds contains (30):

  • Calories: 160
  • Fiber: 3.3 grams
  • Protein: 5 grams
  • Monounsaturated fat: 5.3 grams
  • Omega-6 fats: 6 grams
  • Copper: 57% of the RDI
  • Manganese: 34% of the RDI
  • Magnesium: 25% of the RDI

Like flaxseeds, sesame seeds contain a lot of lignans, particularly one called sesamin. In fact, sesame seeds are the best known dietary source of lignans.

A couple of interesting studies have shown that sesamin from sesame seeds may get converted by your gut bacteria into another type of lignan called enterolactone ( 31 , 32 ).

Enterolactone can act like the sex hormone estrogen, and lower-than-normal levels of this lignan in the body have been associated with heart disease and breast cancer ( 33 ).

Another study found that postmenopausal women who ate 50 grams of sesame seed powder daily for five weeks had significantly lower blood cholesterol and improved sex hormone status ( 34 ).

Sesame seeds may also help reduce inflammation and oxidative stress, which can worsen symptoms of many disorders, including arthritis.

One study showed that people with knee osteoarthritis had significantly fewer inflammatory chemicals in their blood after eating about 40 grams of sesame seed powder every day for two months ( 35 ).

Another recent study found that after eating about 40 grams of sesame seed powder per day for 28 days, semi-professional athletes had significantly reduced muscle damage and oxidative stress, as well as increased aerobic capacity ( 36 ).

Pumpkin seeds are one of the most commonly consumed types of seeds, and are good sources of phosphorus, monounsaturated fats and omega-6 fats.

A 1-ounce (28-gram) serving of pumpkin seeds contains (37):

  • Calories: 151
  • Fiber: 1.7 grams
  • Protein: 7 grams
  • Monounsaturated fat: 4 grams
  • Omega-6 fats: 6 grams
  • Manganese: 42% of the RDI
  • Magnesium: 37% of the RDI
  • Phosphorus: 33% of the RDI

Pumpkin seeds are also good sources of phytosterols, which are plant compounds that may help lower blood cholesterol ( 38 ).

These seeds have been reported to have a number of health benefits, likely due to their wide range of nutrients.

One observational study of more than 8,000 people found that those who had a higher intake of pumpkin and sunflower seeds had a significantly reduced risk of breast cancer ( 39 ).

Another study in children found that pumpkin seeds may help lower the risk of bladder stones by reducing the amount of calcium in urine ( 40 ).

Bladder stones are similar to kidney stones. They’re formed when certain minerals crystalize inside the bladder, which leads to abdominal discomfort.

A couple of studies have shown that pumpkin seed oil can improve symptoms of prostate and urinary disorders ( 41 , 42 ).

These studies also showed that pumpkin seed oil may reduce symptoms of overactive bladder and improve quality of life for men with enlarged prostates.

A study of postmenopausal women also found that pumpkin seed oil may help reduce blood pressure, increase “good” HDL cholesterol and improve menopause symptoms ( 43 ).

Sunflower seeds contain a good amount of protein, monounsaturated fats and vitamin E. One ounce (28 grams) of sunflower seeds contains (44):

  • Calories: 164
  • Fiber: 2.4 grams
  • Protein: 5.8 grams
  • Monounsaturated fat: 5.2 grams
  • Omega-6 fats: 6.4 grams
  • Vitamin E: 47% of the RDI
  • Manganese: 27% of the RDI
  • Magnesium: 23% of the RDI

Sunflower seeds may be associated with reduced inflammation in middle-aged and older people, which may help reduce the risk of heart disease.

An observational study of more than 6,000 adults found that a high intake of nuts and seeds was associated with reduced inflammation ( 45 ).

In particular, consuming sunflower seeds more than five times per week was associated with reduced levels of C-reactive protein (CRP), a key chemical involved in inflammation.

Another study examined whether eating nuts and seeds affected blood cholesterol levels in postmenopausal women with type 2 diabetes ( 46 ).

The women consumed 30 grams of sunflower seeds or almonds as part of a healthy diet every day for three weeks.

By the end of the study, both the almond and sunflower seed groups had experienced reduced total cholesterol and LDL cholesterol. The sunflower seed diet reduced triglycerides in the blood more than the almond diet, though.

However, “good” HDL cholesterol was also reduced, suggesting that sunflower seeds may reduce both good and bad types of cholesterol.

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