100 % Pure Flax Seeds
100 % Pure Flax Seeds- Helps to control diarrhea and relieve heartburn and is a great source of vitamins and minerals.
Flax seeds are increasingly being valued as an important component of a healthy diet. Flax seeds are used to promote bowel regularity and to relieve heartburn, a common symptom experienced by many of us. What is it that makes flax seeds so special? Flax seeds are grown as whole seeds and may be ground for easier digestion. Flax seeds are a rich source of fiber and help to maintain healthy bowel function. In addition, flax seeds are rich in omega-3 fatty acids which has been shown to reduce the risk of coronary heart disease.
The National Cancer Institute has identified flax seeds as a nutritious part of a diet which helps protect against both cancer and coronary disease. (http://www.glenbrookfarm.com/herbs/golden_flax_seed.html).
Flax seed can be added to the diets of children and adults. Children can consume up to 1/8 cup and adults can consume 1/8- 1/4 cup per day. Simply add flax seeds to your oatmeal or cereal in the morning. You can also add flax seeds to your baking recipes. For a snack or after dinner dessert, you can sprinkle flax seeds onto your fruit smoothie or frozen yogurt.
Flax seeds have many nutritional benefits and can be a valuable addition to healthy diet. If you do not consume fish or not enough of green leafy vegetables, flax seeds can add the omega-3 fatty acids that could otherwise be missing from your diet.
“Flax Seeds come in 3 varieties: Brown whole seed, Golden whole seeds, and Milled brown seeds. It is packed in a 1 lb re-sealable bags.
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By: Edna Lam, Nutritionist