Flax

The Fantastic Health Benefits of Fiber

…all of these foods contain appreciable amounts of fiber, my number one recommendation is freshly ground flax seed. In addition to providing 11 grams of fiber per quarter-cup, flax is also a great source of protective lignans and heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids. It has impressive…

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Learn About Flaxseed’s Health Benefits

…on yogurt, salads, or other foods. Because the oils in ground flaxseed can quickly become rancid, I don’t recommend using pre-ground seed or flax oil. Instead, purchase whole flaxseeds and grind them just before consumption. To grind, place whole seeds into a coffee grinder, food processor, or…

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Three Healing Oils to Add to Your Arsenal

It’s not surprising that when it comes to healing oils some are more widely recognized than others. For instance, omega-3 oils such as fish and flax and olive oil are well known since their health benefits have been touted for quite some time. On the other hand, krill oil and coconut oil are…

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4 Comfort Foods You Can Enjoy Guilt-Free

Cooler weather often leads to cravings for “comfort foods.” Why? It's all about our survival instinct. With shorter days, your body tells you to eat more carbohydrates which spark the production of serotonin—the mood-lifting chemical in your brain. Plus, colder temperatures up…

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