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Flax Seed Benefits Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Flax Seed Benefits.

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Get the Facts on Flax

Flaxseed has been a part of human and animal diets for thousands of years. Even in the days of Hippocrates, flaxseed was eaten for its health benefits. Recently, however, flaxseed has gained popularity among health-conscious Americans. Despite the hy...  Read more

SparkPeople Experts' Refrigerators Exposed!

Although everyone's preferences differ, it's nice to have some staple foods on hand to make quick and tasty dishes that are good for you, too. So what do the experts behind SparkPeople.com keep in their own refrigerators? See what they stock...  Read more

The Mega Benefits of Omega 3s

In a college nutrition class I took back in the 90s, I overheard a classmate boasting to a small group about how she only ate fat-free food. Most of America was still in the clutches of the fat-free craze, and my classmate’s views weren’t...  Read more

Get a Free Cookbook from Chef Meg

Recently, we introduced you to Chef Meg, SparkPeople's newest resident expert, and you've all been adding great comments to her recipes and videos. We've taken 20 of her made-over and original recipes and compiled them in a downloada...  Read more

Hot Breakfasts Ready in a Hot Second

Providing your family (or even just yourself) with a hot, nutritious breakfast every morning might sound ideal, but if you're like most people, the chances of that happening on busy weekdays are slim to none. Not anymore! Start your day off right...  Read more

I ordered seeds a couple of days ago. So excited
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I ordered seeds a couple of days ago. So excited to try growing watermelons and melons again this summer (fail last year). Does anyone grow eggplant? Grows well, but so...nutritionally devoid....  Read more

Made flax seed waffles for breakfast. Yummy
Updated 2/6/2016 9:29:09 AM

Made flax seed waffles for breakfast. Yummy...  Read more

I'm using chia seeds with every bottle of water I
Updated 2/5/2016 5:28:21 PM

I'm using chia seeds with every bottle of water I drink.. Is this okay?...  Read more

So what's everybody's take on chai seeds? I'm thin
Updated 2/4/2016 1:55:20 PM

So what's everybody's take on chai seeds? I'm thinking about adding some in my diet because I've read good things about them. Any of you use them and if so what do you think?...  Read more

Seeds of Change, groworganic.com, territorial seed
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Seeds of Change, groworganic.com, territorial seed company, and seed savers exchange ate some with good reputations, at least from what I've heard. :-)...  Read more

flax

After reading about the health benefits of flax seed, I've started adding ground flax to a lot of foods I prepare for my family....  Read more

Omega 3's for diabetics? YES!!!!

Omega 3's lower cholesterol and triglycerides. Excellent sources of omega-3s are salmon, mackerel, and tuna, rainbow trout and sardines. Anchovies too! Walnuts, Almonds, brazil nuts,pumpkin seeds and eggs also a good source...  Read more

Living Healthy with Insulin Resistance/Low GI Diet

For anyone struggling with weight issues due to insulin resistance, diabetes, PCOS, and hypoglycemia. Diet Health Benefits also help reduce HBP, Cholesterol, Triglycerides, & Liver Enzymes. ...  Read more

Which Super Seed Packs the Most Nutrition?

If you've ever been to a health food store, you've probably seen the dozens of bulk bins filled with tiny seeds. Though they may look like bird food, don't turn your nose up at these little kernels of nutrition! Two of the most...  Read more

What Can You Do with Chia Seeds? Plenty!

Mother knows best. Back in 2005, my mom starting telling me about this "amazing" seed that was great for health. She added it to smoothies, granola, breads, and just about everything else. Flax, I quickly learned, was versatile and an easy...  Read more

It's Safe to Be Slender: Flax Seed Benefits

As Healing Seeker affirms her declaration that it is safe to be slender, read her exploration of the health benefits of having a daily dose of 4 tablespoons of flax seed mixed with 4 ounces of yogurt. In addition, it pleases her taste buds. C...  Read more