These teeny brown/gold coloured nutty seeds, also known as linseeds, are an excellent source of fibre (to keep you regular!), protein (to help your body grow and repair) and brain-boosting Omega 3 fats. They are also the greatest known source of compounds called lignans, which can help to fight hormone related health issues.
- Eat them whole or milled
- Sprinkle over porridge, cereal, yoghurt and salads
- Stir through overnight oats or blend into smoothies
- Add to home-made granola, bread and energy balls
How do you like your flaxseeds?