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How to Use Flax Seed


You can eat whole flax seeds but you need to chew them good to break them up. Your stomach will not dissolve whole flax seeds and many of them will come out in your stools. Chew about a tablespoon in the morning. Then drink 8 oz of water. Make sure if you chew flax seeds that you drink water since the seed expand and become gelatinous.

There are brown and golden colored flax seeds. The golden cost more but there is not difference in their nutritional value.

You can grind them up in a grinder and add them to your smoothies. It is best not to use them in any cooking recipes. Heat destroys the value of the flax oil and makes it toxic.

I don't recommend you buy ground up flax seeds as found on websites or in health food stores. Once you grind your flax seeds, you need to use them in your drinks or food soon after grinding so they don't lose their nutritive value.

Even though Nutri Flax, ground up flax seed, is packaged so the flax seeds don't see light or oxygen, what happens when you open the package? These flax seeds are going to be exposed to oxygen and light and as time passes they will become oxidized.

It only takes 10 to 15 minutes in light and oxygen for the ground up flax seeds to become oxidized and lose it nutritive value.

So if you decided to use pre-grounded flax seed like it Nutri Flax, store it in your refrigerator immediately after it is opened and used to minimize its oxidation.

Web Link for Nutri Flax

http://www.prolithic.com/hpages/efoods/nutrflax.ht ml

Flax seeds are composed of,

·41% fat - fifty seven % is omega 3

·18 % is monounsaturated

·16% is omega 6

·9% is saturated

·20% is protein

·7% is moisture

Daily requirements of the essential fatty acids

Daily most people require up to 3-6 grams of linoleic - omega-6 fatty acid And 1.5-3 grams of linolenic - omega-3 fatty acid

For treatment of specific diseases, increase amounts of these fatty acids are required. The actual amounts will depend on the type of illness, the health of the individual, and the diet that they eat. A guideline to the amount needed is,

.Linoleic - omega-6 (9-30 grams per day)

.Linolenic - omega-3 (6 grams per day)

Rudy Silva has a degree in Physics and is a Natural Nutritionist. He is the author of Constipation, Acne, Hemorrhoid, and Fatty Acid ebooks. For more information on the essential fatty acids go to: http://www.fatty-acid-remedies.for--you.info


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