Great in Oatmeal on chicken salad and with Chickpeas and mixed with Quinoa They’re typically consumed raw in salads or on sandwiches and wraps.
Flax microgreens are rich in protein and omega-3s. We’ll take a closer look at the health benefits of flax microgreens.
It’s important to know that flax is a mucilaginous, or gelatinous seed. That means that when these tiny seeds come in contact with water, they form a gel-like substance around each seed. This makes it by nature able to pass through the digestive tract undigested and be planted somewhere by birds. So it is imperative to grind the seed or grow it. the MOST bioavailable and digestible way to eat Flax is MICROGREENS.
Flavor: Nutty, mildly buttery
The seed of flax is designed by nature to not be digested whole they have enzyme inhibitors that make it so the seed can survive. Flax microgreens is a superior way to absorb all the nutrition in a bioavailable way the body can absorb readily.
Flax contain :Omega 3, Fiber, Vitamin B1,copper, ligands ( Fido estrogen that helps you balance the good estrogen in your body yes for men too.) and other trace minerals.
Dietary fiber: Foods rich in fiber promote a healthy digestive system. Flax contains both soluble and insoluble fiber.
Omega-3 fatty acids: Omega-3 fatty acids are important for heart health, as they reduce triglyceride levels in the body. This plant is packed with alpha-linolenic acid (ALA), an omega-three fatty acid which has been shown to decrease inflammation in the body. Omega-3s help to improve cardiovascular health by decreasing the risk of blood clots, keeping the lining of the arteries free of plaque. Omega-3s may also help to improve levels of “good” (HDL) cholesterol.
Protein: Those that are on plant-based diets will like that flax contains a fair amount of protein. Protein helps you feel full for longer periods of time, and it’s also important in muscle growth.
Copper: Plays a vital role in metabolizing iron and promotes an overall healthy immune system. Copper also helps to create new red blood cells.
Iron: Iron helps transport oxygen to all parts of the body and is a vital mineral that helps produce energy.
Phosphorous: Phosphorus is important for the healthy functioning of all cells in your body because it helps with cell growth and repair. This mineral also works to maintain an ideal balance of fluids in your body which aids digestion, muscle function, and bone health.
Manganese: Plays an important role in building healthy bones. It also helps to process amino acids, cholesterol, and carbs.
Magnesium: An important nutrient for building strong bones and teeth. Used together with calcium for healthy blood clotting, muscle contraction, and overall blood pressure regulation.
Selenium: Selenium promotes a strong immune system. As well, it as acts as a powerful antioxidant and helps regulate the thyroid’s hormonal activity.
2 oz and 4 Oz
NOTE: This item is grown to order we will email you with availability and date when your order will be ready.
See Facebook or Instagram for extra items that are available each week. Approximate grow time is 14 to 18 Days.