MojoMe | Golden Linseeds (300g)
Linseeds or flax seeds as they are also known.
These little seeds are packed with nutrition, classifying them as a Superfood.
25g of flax seeds contain on average: 6g carbohydrates; 4g protein; 8,5g fat, & 6g fibre, manganese, thiamine, magnesium, phosphorus, copper and selenium as well as iron, zinc and potassium.
They contain omega 3 which is known to be anti-inflammatory as well as lignans, which help promote hormonal balance.
These seeds are high in fibre and low in carbs! They contain both soluble and insoluble fibre.
Part of the omega 3 fatty acid is ALA and this fat benefits your skin, hair and nails, coupled with its vitamin B content helps reduce dryness and flakiness. It can also assist with symptoms of acne, rosacea and eczema.
Flax seeds also support digestive health. It helps reduce inflammation and protects the lining of the gastrointestinal tract. It also promotes beneficial gut flora as it acts as a prebiotic. These seeds are a natural remedy for constipation too.
Flax seeds need to be sprouted or soaked in water in order for your body to digest the seeds and maximise its health benefits.
Soaked linseeds can be added to cereals and smoothies, linseed flour can be used in baking (they are naturally gluten free).
They can be mixed with water and used as an egg substitute in vegan recipes.