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FLAX SEED

$4.95
SKU D2377

Profile: Want to add something nutritious to your diet? Then go for brown flax seeds in the shell! We recommend crushing flax seeds to maximize their health advantages.

Flax seed should be stored in an airtight container that does not allow light in. Keep cold, dark, and dry away from heat. Flax seed can be stored for several months. No GMO flax seeds here!

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various health-promoting elements include ALA, omega-3 fats, and fiber. They also provide soluble and insoluble fiber, which helps digestion. Soak flax seeds in water for 30 minutes. She loves ground flax seeds in hot cereals like oatmeal or quinoa.

Health Tips

1. Numerous studies link flax seed consumption to lower total cholesterol, LDL (bad) cholesterol, and triglycerides.

2. Flax's omega-3 fats and high fiber content may help combat diabetes. In a University of Toronto study, people who ate flaxseed bread had 28% lower blood sugar levels one hour later than people who ate wheat bread.

3. None of the plant foods studied has as many lignans as flaxseed. Cancer-fighting phytoestrogens like lignans (H. Adlercreutz, “Phytoestrogens: Epidemiology and a Possible Role in Cancer Protection”). Flax seed is also high in alpha linolenic acid (ALA), which may help prevent cancer. According to the American National Cancer Institute, flax seed is one of six foods worth studying.

4. The fiber content of flax is high. Flax provides 32% of the USDA's recommended daily fiber intake. Its natural fiber stimulates bowel movements by softening the stool and allowing it to travel swiftly through the colon. Increased fiber intake reduces colon cancer risk, according to epidemiological research. When adding fiber to your diet, drink at least eight glasses of water everyday.

5. Flax is strong in Omega-3s. Former Surgeon General C. Evertt Koop recommends eating foods high in Omega-3's for persons with rheumatoid arthritis: severe joint inflammation. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition reported in January 1996 that taking flax oil daily lowered inflammatory reactions by up to 30%.

6. A bad lifestyle exacerbates heart disease, America's leading killer. Research shows flax can help lower LDL (bad cholesterol) and triglycerides. Flax decreases clotting time, lowering the risk of heart attacks and strokes. Flax protects against arrhythmias and keeps arteries clean and flexible.

7. Is it possible to protect ourselves from the pathogens we encounter every day? Daily flax consumption boosts immunity, the body's ability to fight off infections and viruses. Flax lignans and ALA (alpha-linolenic acid) have been shown to influence immunological cells and molecules.

8. Beat the blues. A flax-rich diet may lessen the incidence of atypical depression, according to preliminary studies. Flax contains docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), which is needed for brain cell activity, but up to 85% of women don't receive enough of, according to Udo Erasmus, PhD. A diet high in omega-3 fatty acids may be beneficial for brain development and may help reduce the incidence of Alzheimer's. Flax is nature's finest source of Omega 3.

9. Ahhh, the delights of menopause. Can flax help? Yes! A phytoestrogen like soy. To date, flax is the richest plant source of phytoestrogens (plant estrogens). Phytoestrogens are natural hormone stabilizers. This hormonal balancing helps ease menopause symptoms.

10. Flaxseeds contain 40% oil, most of which is omega-3 essential fatty acids (EFAs). Flax's EFAs and fiber assist maintain appropriate cholesterol levels.

 

Profile: Inedible pods of mini whole Fava Beans with a translucent coating should be removed before using. Greenish-brown when dried, with a meaty, starchy texture and a strong earthy flavor

* 7/8 to 1-1/4 in.
* Rich in protein, fiber, vitamin A, vitamin C, potassium, iron, and potassium
* Peeling Fava Beans is advised.

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Broad beans (Vicia faba) are a flat, oval green bean that grows inside a big, inedible pod. Each bean has a translucent skin that should be removed before usage, especially mature beans.

The mini whole Fava bean has been a mainstay of the Eastern Mediterranean cuisine since 6000 B.C. Fava beans have been used in Chinese cooking since around 5,000 B.C., and are particularly popular in Szechuan, where they are known as "Szechuan beans."

Mini whole Fava beans are now frequently grown as a cover crop for silage and for human food. While the plant can tolerate extreme weather, it loves cold, temperate environments. Fruiting in mid-spring on the temperate East and West Coasts of the United States, it is typically regarded as a sign of coming warmer weather.

Mini whole Fava beans are used in many different dishes around the world. In season, the beans are eaten raw in salads, dips, sautés, pasta dishes, and soups. Dried fava beans can be utilized in similar ways.

Ingredients: Flax seed
Shelf Life: 2 Years.
Country of Origin: United States
Handling / Storage: Store in a cool, dry place.