Omega-Life, Inc. - Fortified Flax - 1 lbs. (454 grams)
The unique combination of nutrients in Omega-Life, Inc. Fortified Flax makes it one of nature's most remarkable foods. Omega-Life, Inc. Fortified Flax is fortified and stabilized with antioxidant vitamins and minerals, their ready-to-eat, ground, organic flax seed is rich in LNA (Omega-3), LA (Omega-6), complete protein, fiber, vitamins and minerals.
Omega-Life, Inc. Fortified Flax FAQ's
What is flax?
Flax is an annual plant with small green leaves and delicate blue flowers. Its Latin name is Linum Usitatissimum, meaning "the most useful". The plant has many uses, indeed, but the focus here will be on the many nutrients found in flax seed and the benefits of eating this most wonderful grain.
Who should eat Fortified Flax?
Anyone who wishes to improve their over-all health by giving their body the essential nutrients (Omega-3, Omega-6) that it needs to maintain proper health.
What makes the Omega 3 & 6 fatty acids essential?
- The body cannot produce them.
- They are required for normal cell tissue, gland and organ function.
- They must be provided through food or supplements.
- Fat free diets cannot supply them.
- Deficiency results in progressive deterioration.
How much should I take?
They recommend at least 25 grams per day.(Approximately 2 heaping tablespoons)
You may take more if you like.
When should I take Fortified Flax?
This depends upon your schedule and what works best for you. Some people like to take it in the morning, some like it before bed and others will do both.
What are some of the benefits?
The benefits from the use flax seed can be many depending on your diet and your over all physical condition. Some of them are listed below.
- May help protect against hormone sensitive cancers
- Boosts the immune system
- Increased energy (and vitality)
- Lowers high blood pressure
- Helps to control blood sugar
- Reduces stress
- Relieves dry skin, Psoriasis & Eczema
- Lowers bad cholesterol
- Helps control weight
- Increases metabolism
- Reduces allergies
- Lowers chance of blood clots
- Anti-inflammatory / reduces Arthritis pain
- Aids kidney function
- Helps ADD / Attention Deficit Disorder
- Reduces "Hot Flashes"
- Relieves IBS
Will I notice a difference in how I feel?
Some people notice a difference in their energy levels very soon, while others just feel better in general.
Will Flax help keep me regular?
The large amount of fiber in the flax seed will keep you very regular, and the added essential fatty acids also benefit your body in many ways. Also adding fiber to your diet will also help bulk things up for you to relieve diarrhea.
Why should I take ground Fortified Flax instead of flax seed oil?
By taking only the flax oil, you miss out completely on the benefit of the fiber and the lignans contained in the fiber.
Can I cook with flax seed?
Baking with flax seed is fine. They do not recommend that you fry or microwave it, but it can be added to foods that have already been prepared.
About Omega-Life, Inc.
Founded in 1986, Omega-Life, Inc., a family owned business, brought the first ground flax seed product to the market with a special patented grinding process which preserves freshness and will enhance your body's ability to metabolize the Omega-3 and Omega-6 (Linolenic Acid and Linoleic Acid).