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Health Benefits of Flax & One quick recipe

Flax is a wonderful and healthy seed, high in omega-3 fats, high fiber and low carb, making it suitable for any diet.

 Just how healthy are they? Here are the nutrients, followed by some health benefits.

A  1 ounce (3 tbsp) serving of flaxseeds contains (1):

  • Omega-3 (ALA) 6,338m
  • Fiber 8g
  • Protein 6g
  • Vitamin B1 31% RDA
  • Manganese 35% RDA
  • Magnesium 30% RDA
  • Phosphorus 19% RDA
  • Selenium 10% RDA
  • Also, flaxseeds contain a good amount of vitamin B6, Iron, potassium, copper and zinc

  1. For more information on the health benefits of flax, see this source article:  Natural Health: 10 Amazing Benefits of Consuming Flax seed

I normally try to stay away from microwaving things, but in a pinch, this recipe is SOOO easy and super healthy. I’ve made this on many mornings when I was short on time.

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Here’s a video showing the procedure. (SOOO easy!)

About Tamara Hoerner (800 Articles)
I am a student at Hawthorn University working toward a MS degree in Holistic Nutrition. For me, the name Purple Almond symbolizes “Good, nutritious, whole food bringing light and life to the body, awakening the inherent healing mechanisms within.”

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