Desserts

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Apple Crisp 6 cups sliced apples 1 tbsp lemon juice 2 tbsp plus 2 tsp white sugar 1 tbsp cornstarch 1 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon 1/3 cup stabilized ground flaxseed (Mega Omega® or Simply Omega-3™) 1/4 cup brown sugar, packed 1/3 cup Quick Cooking Oats 1. Preheat oven to 350ºF 2. Combine apples and lemon […]

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Beverages

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Fruity Flax Seed Morning Shake 8 oz soymilk Strawberries-frozen Raspberries-frozen Blueberries-frozen Banana 1 tbsp honey 2 tbsp freshly stabilized ground flaxseed (Mega Omega® or Simply Omega-3™) 1 tbsp Wheat Germ Mix together in blender or hand mixer. If using fresh fruit rather than frozen, you may want to add a few ice cubes to chill […]

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Omega-3: ALA intakes enough for EPA/DPA levels for non-fish eaters?

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The marine- vs plant-sourced Omega-3 FAs dialog continues, but with an interesting twist. Stephen Daniells 08-Nov-2010 – The conversion of the plant-based omega-3 ALA to the long-chain EPA and DHA may be increased in vegans and vegetarians who do not eat fish, suggest results from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC). Read […]

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The Benefits of Flaxseed

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Is flaxseed the new wonder food? Preliminary studies show that flaxseed may help fight everything from heart disease and diabetes to even breast cancer.Flaxseed may be on everyone’s lips — and in everyone’s cereal — but this new darling of the plant world has been around for more than 4,000 years, known even in the days of Hippocrates for its healthful benefits.

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So why are the Omega-3 essential fatty acids found in flaxseed so vital to good health?

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Omega-3 fatty acids have been shown to regulate gene transcription and expression, thus altering enzyme synthesis, and to modify several risk factors for coronary heart disease, including reducing serum triglycerides and blood pressure. They also protect against thrombosis and a variety of cancers, plus they enhance immune response and inhibit inflammatory reactions.

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What is flax?

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Flax is one of the most ancient of useful herbs. Its Latin name, Linum usitatissimum, means “most useful.” Flaxseed excavated from ancient Greek archeological sites has been dated back to 1900 to 1700 B.C., and the use of flaxseed is inscribed on tablets at Pylos

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