SUPPL: Flaxseed uses

By pjain      Published July 10, 2019, 11:25 p.m. in blog Health   

Flax BPR

Linseed Plan

  • Textile plant
  • Oil seed crop
    • Used in paints, varnishes
  • Seed - for its nutritional

  • Brown and Golden both similar production

Health Impact and Benefits

Nutritional Info

  • 1 Tablespoon
  • 2.8g of dietary fiber
  • 2.9g total PUFAs 606 mg Omega-6 2338mg Omega-3 . - so 4x the n6 content! reverse of most other foods.

Important: Make sure you drink LOTS of water - avoid bloating, dehydration or discomfort

Use: 2-3 tablespoons of soaked flax seed or meal

Important: Make sure you use ORGANIC, non-GMO

  • Linseed is heavily sprayed with pesticides, and is treated as a VERY cheap waste product of the rest of the plant.

Thick Mucilage Gel - helps heal the gut

  • As a whole seed in particular

Major source of Omega-3 - ALAs - hard to get for vegetarians

  • 2/3rds of the fatty content are
  • The Omega-3 and ALA serve to counter inflammation
  • In particular

  • Better of 1:1 - but more than 1:4 of omega:omega6

  • Recommend ALA is 1-2 Tablespoon per day

Benefit : Reduces Triglycerides AND boosts HDL in body - fiber

Bulking action - of fiber, help defecation

Fermentation in Big Colon produces SCFAs to heal gut

Resources

YT Flaxseeds, Omega-3 High Fiber Food Source Good for Bowel Regularity YT How to Eat Flax Seed for the Most Health Benefits


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