|Ground flax is best.|
Plant based source of alpha-lineolenic acid which the body converts or Omega - 3 fatty acids found in fish
Source of soluble & insoluable fiber. 3 grams per tablespoon.
Rich dietary source of lignans thought to protect against cancer of breast, prostate & colon.
It is a slight laxative so people with IBS may have a problem.
Helps relieve hot flashes & heavy bleeding in menipausal or pre-men women.
Grind a 1/4 cup whole flax seeds at a time. Refrigerate airtight for 30 days max or will spoil and become linseed oil. Use as a topping.