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Flaxseed was cultivated in Babylon as early as 3000 BC. In the 8th century,
King Charlemagne believed so strongly in the health benefits of flaxseed that
he passed laws requiring his subjects to consume it. Now, thirteen centuries
later, some experts say we have preliminary research to back up what
Although flaxseed meal contains all sorts of healthy components, it owes
its primary healthy reputation to three of them: omega-3 essential fatty
acids, lignans and fiber. Omega-3 essential fatty acids are ‚Äúgood‚Äù fats
that have been shown to have heart-healthy effects. Each tablespoon of ground
flaxseed contains about 1.8 grams of plant omega-3s. Lignans have both plant
estrogen and antioxidant qualities. Flaxseed contains 75 to 80 times more
lignans than other plant foods. Flaxseed Meal is high in dietary fiber
containing both the soluble and insoluble types. It's also a powerful natural
cholesterol controller. Our Organic Golden Flaxseed Meal is freshly milled to
preserve the natural oils and nutrients. There is no nutritional difference
between golden and brown flaxseed meal.
Golden flaxseed meal can provide a nutritional punch to many baked goods.
Add flaxseed meal to bread, pancakes, muffins, bars, cookies and other
recipes for extra nutrition and a nutty flavor. Replace oil or shortening in
a recipe with ground flaxseed. Substitute flaxseed at a 3:1 ratio for best
results. Use flaxseed meal as an egg replacer in recipes for muffins, cakes,
cookies, and pancakes. Use one tablespoon of flaxseed meal and 3 tablespoons
of liquid to replace each egg called for in the recipe. Reduce the flour in a
recipe by up to 25 percent and replace it with ground flaxseed. Find recipes
and tips for flaxseed meal in our recipe collection.
Organic Golden Flaxseed Meal is ground on cool mills which both preserves
the healthful oils and increases bioavailability of nutrients. Very
mild-flavored, sprinkle over just about any dish to add omega-3 fatty acids
and fiber to your diet.