Flaxseed Meal – Linseed Meal (Ground Seed) – Premium Grade Australian
Flaxseed meal, also known as linseed meal, is a leading source of plant-derived omega-3 fatty acids and dietary fiber. Grinding the glossy brown seeds into fine particles releases their nutritional benefits, as whole flaxseeds are so small they usually pass through the intestinal tract undigested. Due to their tiny size, it is near impossible to chew each individual seed and for this reason, ground into a meal is the most effective option.
Typically, when we think about antioxidant-rich foods, the first foods that come to mind are vegetables and fruits. There is no doubt the foods in both of these groups provide an abundance of antioxidants! According to recent research, flaxseeds also rate highly on our list of antioxidant-rich foods.
Flaxseeds rank 9th among 100 commonly eaten foods when comparing their total polyphenol content (polyphenols are one very important group of antioxidants). Flaxseeds are significantly higher in polyphenol antioxidants than fruits like olives or blueberries. The antioxidant benefits of flaxseeds have been tied to decreased insulin resistance and prevention of cardiovascular diseases.
There are not many foods that are higher in both soluble and insoluble fibre than flaxseed meal. A high fibre diet is known to aid lowering cholesterol, stabilizing blood sugar and also the promotion of healthy and functional intestines.
Flaxseeds have a faint nut like flavour that is sweetish and crunchy. Finding creative ways to add flaxseeds to your meals can be a challenge. Flaxseed meal is a great addition to smoothies as it enhances the nutritional value and flavour, try also adding it to your favourite breakfast cereals and salads. One popular technique is to incorporate ground flaxseeds into your muffin, cookies or bread recipes.
Storage: Airtight container, in a clean, dry, cool area, free from infestation, recommended temperature 0-15° Celsius.
Pack Sizes: 700gm, 4kg, hermetically sealed zip-lock bag.