Spectrum Essentials, Organic Ground Premium Flaxseed, 14 oz (396 g)74 Reviews
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1.18 lbs (0.54 kg)
- Product Code: SPE-67789
- UPC Code: 022506677890
- Package Quantity: 14 oz (396 g)
- Dimensions: 3.1 x 4.5 x 5.5 in, 1 lbs (0.45 kg)
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- Flushed with an Inert Gas & Airtight Sealed for Freshness
- Cold Milled
- Ready to Use!
- Omega-3 & Lignans
- 98 mg Lignans Per Serving
- Great Nutty Taste
- 4 g of Dietary Fiber
- Rich in Essential Fatty Acids
- USDA Organic
- Dietary Supplement
- 2.7 g Omega-3 Per Serving
- Certified Organic by QAI
The Taste of Goodness
What is good taste? For most people taste is simply a matter of flavor. We believe that the taste of goodness is about making conscious and thoughtful decisions about the foods we eat, the planet we share and the people we work with every day.
The Benefits of Flaxseed
Flaxseed offers the benefits of fiber, ALA (alpha-linolenic acid), protein and SDG lignans. Fiber promotes regularity, supports normal functioning of the digestive tract and can have a positive effect on cholesterol. ALA is an omega-3 essential fatty acid that supports heart health, and helps to maintain beautiful hair, skin, and nails. SDG Lignans are phytonutrients that exhibit antioxidant properties and can have a balancing effect on hormones.
Not All Flaxseed are Created Equal
Spectrum Flaxseed are premium quality organic seeds that have been carefully selected for their nutritive content. Flaxseed is the most concentrated source of SDG lignans—which can vary from 0.7%-1.9% of seed weight depending on seasonal variations and growing conditions. These select seeds are meticulously cleaned using a three-part process to remove low weight, broken, and dirty seeds commonly found in bulk bins. Only Spectrum uses a proprietary milling process that finely slices the seeds, rather than crushing it, thereby preventing the loss of valuable nutrients from oxidation. The sliced seed is immediately packaged in this light-protective pouch and then flushed with an inert gas and airtight sealed to ensure optimum health benefits and product freshness.
2-3 Tbsp. daily. Can be eaten alone, sprinkled on cereal, yogurt and other foods, or used in baking. For more omega-3 benefits, we recommend Spectrum Organic Flax Oil. Consult your healthcare practitioner for your individual needs.
Organic cold milled ground flaxseed.
Manufactured in a facility that uses milk, soy, and wheat products.
Good manufacturing practices are used to prevent introduction of these or any other unlabeled allergens in this product.
Refrigerate After Opening: This light-protective pouch has been flushed with an inert gas and sealed airtight to ensure optimum health benefits and maximum product freshness. To store, press air out of pouch and seal tightly. Best if used within 3-4 months after opening. Can be frozen to extend shelf life.
|Serving Size: 2 Tbsp. (14 g)|
|Servings per Container: 28|
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value|
|Calories from Fat||45|
|Total Fat||5 g||8%*|
|Saturated Fat||0.5 g||3%*|
|Trans Fat||0 g||†|
|Polyunsaturated Fat||3.5 g||†|
|Monounsaturated Fat||1 g||†|
|Total Carbohydrate||5 g||2%*|
|Dietary Fiber||4 g||16%*|
|Sugars||less than 1 g||†|
|Omega-3 (alpha-linolenic acid ALA)||2.7 g||169%|
|Omega-6 (linolenic acid LA)||0.8 g||†|
|Omega-9 (oleic acid OA)||1 g||†|
|Lignans (SDG)||98 mg - 266 mg||†|
|*Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
†Daily Value not established
iHerb Customer Reviews
I Think raw seed is hard to digest. Did not feel good in stomach. High in omega 3 though and good taste but going to try Another Product. Maybe plain fiber.
Let me just say that I'll definitely order this again BEFORE it runs out. I like the nutty flavour, the texture. I usually add this into my smoothie in the morning when I feel I needed that extra fibre. 2 tbsp. of this stuff gives you 3g of fibre!