Linseed (Flaxseed) 500G or 1KG

Linseed (Flaxseed) 500G or 1KG

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Flax seed, also known as linseed, is an ancient cultivated crop, grown for its oilseeds and fiber.  Benefits:

*Its crunchy seeds are packed full of nutrients, omega-3 fatty acids, antioxidants, minerals, and essential vitamins. 

*An excellent source of many health-benefiting nutrients, dietary fiber (mucilage), minerals, antioxidants and vitamins that are essential for optimum health.

*Flax seed contains lignans, a class of phytoestrogens considered to have antioxidant and cancer-preventing properties.

*They are an excellent source of vitamin-E, especially rich in gamma-tocopherol; containing about 20 g (133% of daily recommended values) per 100 g. vitamin-E is a powerful lipid soluble antioxidant, required for maintaining the integrity of mucosa and skin by protecting it from harmful oxygen-free radicals.

*They are packed with many important B-complex groups of vitamins such as riboflavin, niacin, thiamin, pantothenic acid, vitamin B-6, and folates. Thiamin is an essential co-factor for carbohydrate metabolism and helps prevent beriberi disease. Folates contribute to avoiding neural tube defects in the fetus when consumed during pre-conception period and pregnancy.

*Flax seed is a rich source of minerals such as manganese, potassium, calcium, iron, magnesium, zinc and selenium.

*Flax or linseed oil has a deliciously nutty flavor. It is being employed in cooking, and as “carrier" or "base oil” in traditional medicines and pharmaceutical industry.