Flax

What Your Chocolate Cravings Could Mean

…more than what most people consider “normal,” include more magnesium-rich foods in your diet, like bran from rice, wheat, oats; seeds of pumpkin, flax, sesame, and sunflower; Brazil nuts, pine nuts, almonds, cashews, peanuts, molasses, dry roasted soybeans (edamame), bananas, figs, raisins, kidney…

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Flaxseed: The Perfect Food

Flax is one of the oldest cultivated crops. Flaxseed has several properties known to be beneficial in the treatment of high blood pressure, elevated cholesterol and triglycerides, and atherosclerosis (clogging of the arteries). In one study, participants with chronic high cholesterol were given three…

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Reduce Estrogen Dominance With Probiotics

…with weight loss and blood sugar control. Soluble fiber also feeds the microflora in the bowel. It’s one of the many reasons I like fresh ground flax, hemp, or chia seeds, and include at least one of these in my morning protein shake. Insoluble fiber, primarily from vegetables or from the hulls of…

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Vision Saving Foods

…combined effects of these carotenes that make carrots and so many other brightly colored vegetables so beneficial. Nuts, fresh cold-water fish, and flax seeds are rich in essential fatty acids that counteract bad fats, and cruciferous vegetables, such as Brussels sprouts, cauliflower, cabbage, kale,…

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