Bobs Red Mill Flaxseed Meal, Whole Ground
Rich in fiber, lignans & omega-3 fats. Friend to the heart. To your good health - Bob Monroe. You can see our quality! Dear customers, Bob's Red Mill Flaxseed Meal has a robust, nutty flavor and tastes really great! Two tablespoons added to your cold or hot cereal, pancakes and waffles or baked into your breads, muffins and quick breads brings you the amazing nutritional benefits of omega-3, lignans and dietary fiber. This opaque packaging material preserves the healthful omega-3 fats which are an essential part of our diets. One serving of flaxseed meal contains 2400 milligrams of omega-3 fatty acids. Bob's Red Mill products labeled gluten free are batch tested in our quality control laboratory. We use an ELISA Gluten Assay test to determine if a product is gluten free. All natural. Diets rich in whole grain foods and other plant foods low in total fat, saturated fat and cholesterol may reduce the risk of heart disease and some cancers. Dear Friends, For many years we have been proudly stating that using our products will delight your family with stone ground goodness. Naturally, it pleases us that the same whole grain products we stone grind on cool running French buhr millstones are today making healthy news all over the world. When you choose several daily servings of whole grain foods, you are providing the foundation for a healthy diet by eating foods that are from the base of the recommended food pyramid. At Bob's Red Mill Natural Foods, we mill the widest possible diversity of whole grain foods. To your health, - Bob Monroe. Millers of natural foods! What's inside each flaxseed and found in flaxseed meal could be better health, spelled F-L-A-X. F is for fiber. It's amazing how much fiber a little flaxseed contains. Just two tablespoons of flaxseed meal delivers 4 grams of fiber, as much fiber as 1-1/2 cups of cooked oatmeal! Studies suggest that when flaxseed meal is added to the diet, harmful LDL cholesterol drops, while good HDL cholesterol stays put. regularity improves, also. L is for lignans. Here's where the flaxseed story gets major points. Flaxseed contains high levels of natural antioxidants called lignans. The lignans in flaxseed can bind with circulating substances that might promote unchecked cell growth. Many plant foods have some lignans, but flaxseed has at least 75 times more than any other. To get the lignans that are in just two tablespoons of flaxseed meal, you'd need to eat about 30 cups of fresh broccoli. A is for Alpha-linolenic Acid. Modern diets - even healthy ones - are routinely deficient in omega-3s. Flaxseed is a mega-source for the plant version of omega-3 called alpha-linolenic acid. The oil in flaxseed is about 50% alpha-linoleic acid. Canola and walnut oils, the next highest sources, have about 10%. But most foods have far less. One serving of flaxseed meal contains 2400 milligrams of omega-3. X is for Excellent choice. Should you consider adding flaxseed meal to your diet? Absolutely, say many doctors and nutritionists.