Also known as Flaxseed - the whole seed of the linseed plant. Ideal for adding to bread, home grinding or sprinkling over cereal. One of the ingredients of "LSA".
Nutritional Information per 100g
Fat total 27.00g
Linseed is the seed of a variety of the common flax plant. It is a good source of protein, as well as being high in minerals such as phosphorus, zinc, magnesium and calcium. Linseed is also a good source of Vitamin E, Beta-carotene and valuable plant lignin's which act as an antioxidant.
Linseed contains soluble fibre, which has been shown to lower cholesterol. It is also rich in mucilage, which acts as a gentle laxative.
Linseed is the most concentrated plant source of Omega-3 fatty acids, which is necessary for the normal functioning of the body's metabolic growth and renewal processes.