Flax Seeds (Brown / White)

Flax Seeds (Brown / White)

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Protein – 24 %
Moisture – 4 %
Crude Fiber – 8 %
Total Carbohydrate – 32.5 %
Ash – 3.4 %
Total Fat – 38 %
Saturated – 3 %
Monounsaturated – 6 %
Polyunsaturated – 29 %
Linoleic Acid – 7 %
Linolenic Acid – 22 %

Description

Flax seeds are rich source of nutrients and trace elements, dietary fibre and the essential alpha-linolenic acid. Moreover source of antioxidants, fibre and “good” fats, recent studies on flax seeds discover more evidence that these seeds can lower the risk of developing diabetes, cancer and cardiovascular diseases. The main omega-3 fatty acid in flax seed – alpha-linolenic acid can be of great benefit to the health of the cardiovascular system by preventing blood vessels from inflammatory processes that underlie the formation of atherosclerotic plaques. Protective effect on blood vessels, there is another component of flax seeds, namely the so-called. lignans.  Flax seeds has a beneficial effect on the functioning of the digestive system. It contains fibre, delays gastric emptying of food and thereby increase the absorption of nutrients. Moreover, the fibres regulating the intestinal peristalsis, and lower the risk of developing colon cancer.

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