Flax seed is used since ancient Egypt to make textiles and make ropes. But the great value is in the seed.
The food, besides being tasty, has a great amount of nutrients that are beneficial for the functioning of the body and that help in the prevention of diseases.
Rich in important nutrients for the body like omega 3 and 6. It is also rich in fiber, protein, minerals and vitamins C, E and the B complex.
It helps control blood sugar, reduce "bad" cholesterol (LDL), and strengthen the immune system. But of course the consumption of the seed is not enough. It has to be linked to a healthy diet and to the practice of physical activities.
According to nutritionists, the daily consumption of flaxseed should not exceed 10 grams, equivalent to a tablespoon, which adds approximately 63 calories.
Ingredients: Flax Seeds.
Average Nutrition Statement per 100g: Energy: 623 Kcal / 2582 Kj Lipids: 42.2 g of which saturated: 0 g Carbohydrates: 28.9 g of which sugars: 0 g Proteins: 18.3 g Fibers: 27.3 g Salt: 0.08 g