Flaxseeds

  • Flaxseeds, sometimes called linseeds, are small, brown, tan or golden-colored seeds.

  • Flaxseeds are low in carbohydrates but extremely high in both soluble and insoluble fiber.

  • They contain minerals like manganese, thiamine and magnesium.

  • Flaxseeds are plant-based protein.

  • Flax is one of the richest sources of plant-based omega-3 fatty acids, called alpha-linolenic acid (or ALA), in the world.

  • They have antioxidant substances called lignans that help promote hormonal balance.

  • Flaxseeds contain about seven times as many lignans as the closest runner-up, sesame seeds.

  • Grinding flaxseeds helps you absorb both types of fiber it contains.

  • Using flax is a great way to naturally replace gluten-containing grains in recipes.

  • Flaxseed is available as seeds, oil, powder, tablets, capsules and flour.

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