Item Code: OSFLXTEM
Sahaja Flax seeds (Linum usitatissimum) — also known as common flax or linseeds — are small oil seeds. They are naturally grown, without using any chemical pesticides and are procured directly from our farmers. Add health to your life!
Nutritional values - These are very high in fiber and provide good amounts of protein. They’re also rich in fat and one of the best plant-based sources of heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids. A good source of several vitamins and minerals needed for optimal health. These include thiamine (vitamin B1), copper, molybdenum, magnesium, and phosphorus. They are also high in several plant compounds, including p-Coumaric acid, ferulic acid, cyanogenic glycosides, phytosterols, and lignans.
Health benefits - They contain soluble fiber, which may promote weight loss by reducing hunger and decreasing cravings, help fight heart disease by lowering blood pressure, regulating blood cholesterol, and increasing your levels of heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids. Grounded flax seeds are easy to digest that whole grains.
Extra points - Drink plenty of water after consuming them. For beginners - 1 to 2 tablespoons is advisable or consult your physician.
They contain plant compounds that may adversely affect some people and are not considered safe for high-dose consumption in early pregnancy.
Cooking tips - These can be eaten raw or dry roast them. You can make a dry powder out of the seeds and mix it in your milk or breakfast items like Upma, Dosa/Idli batter or Chapati dough.