What are linseeds, sunflower seeds & pumpkin seeds?
Linseeds are the small, reddish-brown (or sometimes golden-yellow) seed of the Flaxseed plant, Linum usitatissimum. They have a history of use way beyond just food, as Western countries have traditionally used them in the production of for bed sheets, table linen & underclothes.
Sunflower seeds (linoleic, high oleic or sunflower oil seeds) are the fruit of the sunflower, while pumpkin seeds are the edible seed of the pumpkin, which are often referred to as 'Pepita' in North America.
Why is linseed good for you?
Linseeds are well known for their high content of alpha-linolenic acid (ALA), of the three omega-3 Essential Fatty Acids that contribute to the maintenance of normal blood Cholesterol levels. They are also a great source of dietary fibre, protein, Vitamins, Minerals and Antioxidants called lignans.
How can I use Alara Organic Milled Linseeds Mixed Seeds?
You can sprinkle Alara Organic Milled Linseeds Mixed Seeds over Porridge, yoghurt, Cakes, Desserts & Puddings, add to smoothies or simply eat a handful as a delicious, healthy snack.