flax the richest plant source of omega 3
why are we in love with flax seed?
mahatma gandhi once said “wherever flaxseed becomes a regular food item among the people, there will be better health.” we agree with this quote 100%. flaxseed truly is an amazing superfood! here’s why...
from brain support to healthy digestion
flaxseed is the richest whole-food source of the omega-3 fatty acid. “omega-3 fats have been shown to help prevent heart disease and stroke, improve skin conditions and may play protective roles in cancer and other conditions.” harvard university.
flaxseeds are also very high in fiber, vitamin E, magnesium and other nutrients.
flaxseed can help with digestive issues like constipation, thanks to its high-fiber content.
daily use results in more regular bowel movements. omega-3 fats have also been found to help with mood disorders. “we were able to show that individuals who consumed more omega-3 fatty acids in their diets had more gray matter volume in areas of the brain important for regulating mood,” dr. conklin explains. “these results suggest that these specific fats may confer a protective effect against depression and other mood-related problems.”
why should you supplement flaxseed
the body does not make Omega-3 fatty acids. it must be obtained through our diet. so it is VERY important to supplement your diet with foods rich in omega-3’s such as flaxseeds, walnuts and chia seeds. we use freshly ground, organic, flaxseed at juice junkies. be sure to add a serving to your favorite smoothie or acai bowl.
key lime pie - the smoothie full of goodness… including flax!
can a smoothie inspired by a favorite dessert be healthy? absolutely! inside our august creation you’ll find: