Golden Flax Seeds - Organic

Organic flax seeds are an exceptional source of fiber, lignans, protein, essential fatty acids, omega 3, 6 and 9, vitamins and minerals. Researchers believe lignans have antioxidant properties. Flax seed has up to 8 times more lignans than other vegetables and grains, as well as an assortment of other vitamins and minerals needed for daily health.

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Recently, research has shown that flax seeds may support the body's ability to protect itself against external environmental exposures, especially pertaining to the lungs. A study conducted by the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania found that flax seeds might also have a role in supporting the body's ability to protect other healthy tissues and organs when consumed immediately before exposure. Due to their staying power, these amazing, chemically stable seeds can last for years when stored properly; possibly making them an excellent environmental protective agent.

Golden flax seeds are a superb source of HDL and may help to lower LDL levels, possibly supporting healthy lipid levels. Menopausal and postmenopausal women might especially benefit from flax seed. Study results released in 2005, concluded that dietary flaxseed may have the potential to reduce growths in newly diagnosed female patients, due to flaxseeds biological markers and lignan components.

Preparation wise, our Organic Golden Flax Seed has a similar nutritional value to brown flax seed and can be used in the same, traditional ways. When preparing any flax seed, it is important to thoroughly grind the seeds so that they can be easily absorbed. This allows the body to benefit from golden flax seeds fiber content, vitamins, minerals and powerful antioxidants.

Some possible traditional uses of Raw Organic Golden Flax Seeds may include:

  • May help to support healthy lipid levels
  • Possibly protects a healthy body against negative environmental exposure
  • May support women’s vitality during menopause and postmenopause
  • May have the potential to reduce mutations
  • When stored properly, has long shelf life
  • May support a healthy digestive system
  • May supporting cardiovascular health
  • A source of dietary fiber, Omega 3, 6, & 9 fatty acids, lignans, protein, vitamins & minerals

Constituents of Flax Seeds include:

  • Minerals: Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium, Zinc, Copper, Manganese, Selenium, Silica, Strontium,
  • Vitamins: Vitamin C, Thiamin, Riboflavin, Niacin, Pantothenic Acid, Vitamin B-6, Folate, Choline, Betaine, Lutein & Zeaxanthin, Vitamin E(Alpha), Gamma Tocopherol, Delta Tocopherol, Vitamin K
  • Amino Acids: Tryptophan, Threonine, Isoleucine, Leucine,. Lysine, Methionine, Cystine, Phenylalanine, Tyrosine, Valine, Arginine, Histidine, Alanine, Aspartic Acid, Glutamic Acid, Proline, Serine, Glycine
  • Unsaturated Fatty Acids: Alpha Linolenic Acid, Linoleic-Acid, Linolenic-Acid, Oleic-Acid, Campesterol, Beta-sitosterol
  • Glycosides: Linamarin, Linustin, Neolinustin
  • Phytochemicals: Apigenin, Liganas, Lingandigluoside, Pectin, Phytin, Phytol, Stinmasterol, Triterpenes, Sitosterol, Linystatin, Neolinustatin, lotaustralin
  • Soluble Fiber Mucilage: D-Xylose, L-Galactose, L-Rhamnose, D-Galacturonic acid

Suggested Use: Organic Golden Flax Seed have a delicious nutty flavor. Sprinkle 2 tablespoons over cereals, shakes, yogurt, salad, fruits, vegetables, casseroles, and baked goods.

Mixing suggestions: To increase flavor and nutritional profile combine with our organic cashews and pumpkin seeds and make into a nut/seed butter.

Botanical Name: Linum usitatissimum.

Other Names: Linseed, common flax, Tisi, Alsi.

Parts Used: Flax Seeds.

Ingredients: Raw Organic Golden Flax Seeds.

Origin: Grown in Canada. Packaged with care in Florida, USA.

Certifications: USDA Certified Organic.

Z Natural Foods strives to offer the highest quality organically grown, raw, vegan, gluten free, non-GMO products available and exclusively uses low temperature drying techniques to preserve all the vital enzymes and nutrients. Our Raw Golden Flax Seed are certified organic and pass our strict quality assurance which typically includes testing for botanical identity, heavy metals, chemicals and microbiological contaminants. ZNaturalFoods.com offers organic Raw Golden Flax Seed packaged in airtight stand-up, resealable foil pouches for optimum freshness. Once opened, just push the air out of the pouch before resealing it in order to preserve maximum potency. Keep your Organic Raw Golden Flax Seed in a cool, dark, dry place.

 

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