Flax is a Source of Omega-3s
One 15 grams (2 tbsp) serving of CanMar Golden Roasted Flaxseed contains 3.5 grams of Omega-3 Alpha Linolenic Acid (ALA). Flaxseed is one of the best sources of Omega-3 ALA in the plant world.
Flax is a High Source of Fibre
Flaxseeds contain both soluble and insoluble dietary fibre. CanMar Golden Roasted Flaxseeds contain 4 grams of dietary fibre per 15 grams (2 tbsp) serving.
Flax is one of the Highest Sources for Lignans
Flaxseed contains 800 times more lignans than whole wheat flour and legumes. 1 tablespoon of flaxseed contains up to 30 milligrams of lignans.
Flax is Heart Healthy
15 grams (2 tbsp) of ground flaxseed supplies 40% of the daily amount shown to help lower cholesterol. High cholesterol is a risk factor for heart disease.
Flax Contains Healthy Fats Your Body Needs
CanMar Golden Roasted Flaxseeds are rich in the essential fatty acids omega-3 and Omega-6. Flaxseed contains an excellent 3.5:1 ratio of Omega-3 to Omega-6 highly desired in today’s diets.
Flax contains plenty of protein
CanMar Golden Roasted Flaxseeds contains valuable plant-based protein your body needs to thrive, with 4 grams of protein in just 15 grams (2 tbsp). Protein in flaxseed is similar to soy protein.
CanMar flax is gluten free
CanMar Flax is naturally gluten free and produced in our gluten free certified facility. While most gluten free substitutes are missing fibre and important trace minerals, flaxseed is high in fibre and nutrients.
CanMar flax is peanut, tree nut, egg, and dairy free
It is safely produced in a nut/dairy/egg free facility; making it safe for your whole family and safe for schools.
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