Gluten Free Whole Golden Flax – 3lbs
Big River Grains Gluten Free Whole Golden Flax Seed is packed with nutrition and is great for cooking.
Keep your flax seed whole and grind it in a food processor or small coffee grinder. Grind only what you need for the time and gain a quality, fresh taste. You can also use Big River Grains Gluten Free Whole Golden Flax as you would use sesame seeds on top of breads, etc. This adds interesting taste and texture.The majority of your use of Big River Grains Gluten Free Whole Golden Flax should be in the ground form to get the bonus of all its nutrients. Add Big River Grains Gluten Free Whole Golden Flax to all of your baking from muffins to brownies to provide a nutritional boost, its a great addition to casseroles, pilafs and oatmeal for a nutty flavor and added nutrition. Use it to top yogurts,salads or soups for texture.
GLUTEN FREE. KOSHER. Approximately 7 1/2 cups of Flax Seed.
Our Naturally Gluten Free Promise: Grown Gluten Free, Transported Gluten Free, Stored Gluten Free, Handled Gluten Free to minimize the chance of cross-contamination.
Grown in the USA. Our facility and equipment are used exclusively for the harvesting and processing of gluten free grains. No gluten containing products, oats, soy or nuts are processed by our company.
Flax Seed, high in Fiber, Protein, Iron, Magnesium and Minerals
According to Nutrition Data, one OUNCE of flax seed has 5g of protein, 8g of dietary fiber, and will provide 9 percent of the recommended daily value of iron based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Flax Seed is a good source of Magnesium, Phosphorus and Copper, and a very good source of Dietary Fiber, Thiamin and Manganese.
Flax helps with Cholesterol control with Omega-3
The seeds are rich in monounsaturated fatty acids like oleic acid and an excellent source of all important omega-3 essential fatty acids like linoleic acid, alpha-linolenic acid (ALA) and arachidonic acids. Regular intake of small portions of flax seeds in the diet help to lower total as well as LDL or “bad cholesterol” and increase HDL or “good cholesterol” levels in the blood. One spoonful of flax seed oil provides about 8 g of omega-3 fatty acids.
Antioxidants and Vitamin E
The seeds contain lignans, a class of phytoestrogens considered to have antioxidant and cancer preventing properties. Flax Seeds are an excellent source of vitamin E, especially rich in gamma tocopherol; contain about 20 g per 100 g. vitamin E is a powerful lipid soluble antioxidant, required for maintaining the integrity of cell membrane of mucus membranes and skin by protecting it from harmful oxygen free radicals.