“Food” for Thought: Flaxseed (also known as Linseed):

“Food” for Thought

Flaxseed (also known as Linseed): Ancient; comes in 2 varieties of brown and golden. Flaxseed contains high levels of Omega3 Fatty Acid (antioxidants) and Lignans. Lignans support a healthy heart. They also possess anti-cancer properties. Flaxseed may also help in stabilizing blood sugar. Its fiber content helps in digestion and free bowel movement.

Use: Ground flaxseed can be added in moderation to oatmeal and cereal. You can replace eggs with flaxseed mixture when baking (1Tbs ground flaxseed +3Tbs water = 1egg).

(Pls. note that this information is not given to treat any disease. Always consult your Physician / Dietician when making changes to your diet.)