Flax seeds are an easy way to add fiber and omega fatty acids to a meal. Grind the seeds in a coffee grinder for best absorption of nutrients, particularly fiber. Soaked flax seeds can be used to add a gelatinous consistency to recipes.
|Serving size:||2 Tbsp, ground|
|Region:||India, the Mediteranean, the United States, and Canada|
|Fats||6 g||9%||A good source of polyunsaturated fat.|
|Fiber||3.8 g||15%||Grind in a coffee grinder for maximum benefit.|
|Omega-3 Fatty Acids||3194 mg||N/A|
|Omega-6 Fatty Acids||828 mg||N/A|
|Vitamin B1/Thiamin||0.2 mg||13%|