Flaxseed is recommended by every nutritionist in the world as a daily contribution to your dietary life, enhancing your vitality,
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MILLED FLAX SEED IS DIGESTIBLE – WHOLE FLAXSEED IS NOT.FLAX FACTS
(Flax Facts is not intended as medical advice. Its intention is solely informational and educational)
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“Shoppers in the new millennium may see flaxseed as an important new superfood. Stocked inside this lowly seed are two impressive compounds looking more and more like foes of heart attacks, breast and colon cancer, arthritis, severe menstrual cramps—even depression. What is mind boggling is that flaxseed has more of these two compounds—lignans and alpha-linolenic acid—than any other food … by far!
In fact, top flaxseed researcher Stephen Cunnane, Ph.D., of the University of Toronto, says, “There’s nobody who won’t benefit from adding flaxseed to his or her diet” (Prevention Magazine, April 1997).
Donald O. Rudin, M.D., a medical researcher, contends that the level of Linolenic acid in the American diet has been reduced by 80% in the past 100 years. (Rudin, D.C., and Felix, C., The Omega-3 Phenomenon, New York Rawson Associates, 1987) Dr Rudin found that Omega 3 Fatty Acids deficiency is the basic cause of major mental illness today. (Biological Psychiatry, Vol. 16 No. 9, 1981).
The Omega-3 and Omega-6 oils are two essential fatty acids that together:
• form the membranes of every one of the billions of cells in our bodies
• control the way cholesterol works in our system
• are the only fats that become prostaglandins, which play key roles in regulating the cardiovascular; immune, digestive and reproductive functions; inflammation and healing; functioning of the brain; and body heat and calories burning (weight loss).
The body cannot manufacture the essential Fatty Acids, Linoleic (Omega-6) or Linolenic (Omega-3) from other elements. They must be supplied daily in the diet. In the typical diet we consume too much Omega-6 and not enough Omega-3 (reduce total fat, but ensure adequate supplies of the essential Omega-3).
Avoid the use of ALL Hydrogenated/Partially Hydrogenated oils including vegetable oil, shortening and margarine as they are the source of the unhealthy Trans Fatty Acids. When nutritionally valuable oil is subject to hydrogenation, the polyunsaturated essential Fatty Acids, Omega 6 and Omega 3, are converted to saturated fat (of which we have too much), or even worse, they are transformed into Trans Fatty Acids.
This flaxseed is grown in Canada north of the 49th parallel where there is no pollution. The seeds are grown to give a super high grade of flax oil.