Info: 454 g (16 oz) Resealable Bag of Whole Seeds
Certified organic flax seed is a high source of fibre, antioxidants, omega-3-fatty acids, most B vitamins, magnesium, and manganese. It's low in carbs, which is ideal for anyone limiting their starch and sugar intake, and make a great weight loss supplement due to the combination of healthy fats and high fibre.
Omega 3 fatty acids in flax seed help reduce inflammation which contributes to many chronic diseases such as heart disease, arthritis, asthma, diabetes, and some cancers. Flax seed's fatty acids are also a precursor to same sorts of fatty acids as are found in cold water fish such as salmon. The fiber found in flax seed is directly linked to lowering cholesterol and regulating blood sugar. Found in the hull of flax seed is a high content of phytochemicals which is one the best sources of lignans, lignans contribute to balancing female hormones, reducing peri-menopausal symptoms, helping prevent breast cancer and type 2 diabetes.
In order to obtain the full benefits of flax seed it needs to be ground before consumption.
You can add ground flax seed to smoothies, cereals, cottage cheese and much more, or simply mix with water and use as an egg replacement in baked goods. Store flax seed in a dark, dry, and cool environment for up to one year.
Ingredients:Certified Organic Golden Flax Seeds (Linum usitatissimum)
Add ground or soaked flax seeds to everything you eat to reduce its glycemic load.
Add 1 to 2 tablespoons to yogurt, cereals, salads and desserts. Or add 1 to 3 tablespoons to your favorite smoothie recipe to create a nourishing, antioxidant-rich smoothie. Use it in puddings, sauces or dressings, soups, oatmeal, sprouted quinoa dishes, or baked goods.
Or create a throat- or digestive-soothing tea by boiling 1 to 2 teaspoons of raw flax seeds per 1 cup of water. Strain the flax and use the liquid as a demulcent. Add 1 teaspoon of Organic Traditions Yacon Syrup and grated ginger if you prefer a bit of heat. Or add a teaspoon of Slippery Elm powder to the tea. Use either as a soothing throat tea or gargle.
Store in a cool, dry, dark place; refrigeration not required.
Warnings:Allergen Information: Produced in a facility that packages tree nuts (Almonds, Hazelnuts and Cashews). The facility is dairy-free, gluten-free, soy-free and peanut free.