Flax is rich in soluble and insoluble fibre, omega 3 essential fatty acids, protein, magnesium, potassium and lignans, a phytoestrogen known for its anti-cancer, anti-viral, anti-fungal and anti-bacterial properties. Flax supplements also help to reduce LDL cholesterol and triglyceride levels, balance blood sugar levels, promote regular bowel movements and healthy glowing skin, and enhance the immune system while preventing and reducing inflammation. Taking flax supplements may benefit those who experience arthritis, gout and allergies as well as other inflammatory conditions. + Read more >
The omega 3 EFA’s in flax supplements are essential for proper brain function. Being low in saturated fats, calories and zero cholesterol makes them a great addition to any meal. Flax supplements have a pleasant nutty taste and can be added to salads, breakfast cereals and smoothies. They must not be used for cooking, keep them refrigerated and minimize exposure to heat, light and air. Healthy oils are very delicate and need to be handled accordingly in order to prevent oxidation. Flax supplements from Body Energy Club are available in a variety of forms: cold-pressed oils, flaxseed meal, whole flax seed and soft gel capsules. Before starting any new supplements it is important to check with your doctor to make sure they are right for you, especially if you have a medical condition or are taking prescription medications.
Flora Flax Oil is mechanically pressed at low heat in an oxygen and light-free environment. It is unrefined and nitrogen-flushed to preserve freshness.$20.99
What makes flax stand out above other whole grains is its mix of fibre. Rather than containing large amounts of one type of fibre, flax seeds contain generous quantities of both soluble and insoluble fibre. Flax tastes good and adds all the fibre of whole grains to foods: 1 Tbsp of milled flax contains as much total dietary fibre as 1 slice of whole wheat bread or 1/4 cup of cooked oat bran.$7.99
Flax seed is the richest source of omega-3 fatty acids and lignans (potent cancer fighters) known in nature. The immune-enhancing omega fatty acids 3, 6, and 9 are balanced in the combination your body requires for optimal health. Also loaded with vitamins and phyto-nutrients, and an excellent source of protein and fibre, flaxseed is nature's gift to health!$5.99
Flaxseed Oil. Much of the scientific interest in flaxseed oil is due to its high content of essential fatty acids. These healthy fats - particularly omega 3 fats - have been credited for flaxseed's many health benefits including its ability to improve the circulatory and immunity systems.$13.88
Flax seed has many health-enhancing properties, and our golden flax has a delicious, fresh, and nutty flavour. Flax can help normalize cholesterol levels, aid digestion, and help prevent some cancers. Studies show lower incidences of breast, colon and prostate cancers in people who regularly eat food with a high lignan content. Flax is a leading source of lignan. Flaxseeds are loaded with omega-3 essential fatty acids. The combination of Omega-3s and soluble fiber in flax helps promote normal cholesterol levels. Omega-3s have been shown in studies to improve depression and some symptoms of other mental health problems, to help with hypertension, and to improve rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, Raynaud's disease, and other autoimmune diseases.$4.99