Flax Seed

A real bang for your buck because it is great source of:

Omega-3 essential fatty acids, "good" fats that have been shown to have heart-healthy effects. Flax seed is the richest plant source of omega 3.

Lignans, which have both plant estrogen and antioxidant qualities. Flax seed contains 75- 800 times more lignans than other plant foods

Fiber, Flax seed contains both the soluble and insoluble types.

You should grind the Flax seed in a blender or coffee grinder for a minute or two. That will make it easier for your body to digest and absorb the nutrients contained inside. Store the ground seed in an airtight container in the refrigerator. Try to consume two tablespoons a day by mixing it in your meals and snacks. Works well in cereals, salads, mustard and smoothies.

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