Flax seeds, 500g

100% natural product, without preservatives 100% vegan

Flax seeds are the best plant source of omega-3 fatty acids, essential fatty acids that help keep us healthy, reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease. They are rich in fibers and mucilage, which are very useful for regularizing the intestine.

  • Origin: Estern Europe
  • Flax seeds (Linum usitatissimum)
  • Package of 500 g
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Description

Flax seeds are the best plant source of omega-3 fatty acids. These are essential fatty acids that we should take regularly to stay healthy.

It is well known that omega-3s help to control bad cholesterol (HDL and VHDL), to keep the skin young and elastic, to reduce pain and inflammation, and to maintain a healthy and fit heart, to support the memory and to prevent many brain diseases.

Furthermore, flax seeds are particularly rich in fiber, essential for the health and proper functioning of our intestine.

Finally, in flax seeds we find the vitamins of the B group (B1, B2, B3, B4 and B5), vitamin E (known for its antioxidant action) and several mineral salts including calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, potassium, iron and zinc.

Use Advice

To be well assimilated from the body the flax seeds should be minced first.

Ground or milled flaxseeds are a good choice for an easier digestion and proper assimilation. Since omega 3 fatty acids easily deteriorate, the suggestion is to grind flax seeds just before taking them. It may be useful to dispose a small chopper or an electric grinder to quickly perform this simple action. Once this is done, the flax seeds marry well with yogurt (or milk kefir), and together with other dried fruit.

They can also be added to juices, extracts, or fruit salads.

Ground flax seeds can be added as a condiment to our salads, in addition to salt and extra virgin olive oil, or lukewarm soups. It is important to know that flax seeds should never be cooked, as omega-3s are very sensitive to heat.

Recommended 3 to 6 teaspoons of flax seed a day.

Warnings

Store in a dry and sheltered place, away from sunlight and heat sources.


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