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Flax Seeds – Tiny Seeds That Pack a Powerful Nutritional Punch

Flax seeds are amazing. These tiny seeds pack a powerful nutritional punch.

Two common varieties are the brown and golden flax seeds, and the nutritional content seems to vary slightly depending on the variety.  According the nutritional information from the Nature’s Path brand of organic brown flax seeds, two tablespoons contain 4 grams of protein,  5 grams of fiber and 6% of the average adult’s calcium needs.  Wow – that’s some heavy hitting nutrition for such a tiny seed!

In addition, flax seeds are an excellent source of Omega-3 fatty acids.

It’s pretty astounding what a huge nutritional boost two tablespoons of flax seeds can give your cookies, smoothies and salads.   Note: flax seeds can interfere with some diabetes medications.  Check with your Doctor before incorporating into your diet.

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2 Responses to “Flax Seeds – Tiny Seeds That Pack a Powerful Nutritional Punch”

  1. maria says:

    try hemp , flax tastes disgusting

  2. deborahbarr says:

    Flax Seeds: it’s best to grind flax seeds since the nutrients are inside the seeds and they are too slippery to chew thoroughly. Deborah Barr, 25-years Holistic Health and Nutrition Counselor

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