Now Foods, Real Food, Certified Oragnic Flax Seed Meal, 12 oz (340 g)
By Now Foods64 Reviews
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0.99 lbs (0.45 kg)
- Product Code: NOW-06266
- UPC Code: 733739062666
- Package Quantity: 12 oz (340 g)
- Dimensions: 7 x 5.5 x 2.6 in, 0.75 lbs (0.34 kg)
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- Pure. Natural. Real.
- Natural Source of Healthy Fatty Acids
- Good Source of Fiber
- Cold Processed
- USDA Organic
- Non GMO Project Verified
- Hearty, Nutritious & Wholesome
- Certified Organic by QAI
- Vegetarian/Vegan Product
NOW Real Food Organic Flax Seed Meal has a mild, nutty flavor similar to wheat germ, and it's often added to cereals, pancakes, muffins, breads, meatloaf, meatballs, and even yogurt. Flax is a natural plant source of healthy fatty acids and a good source of fiber.
Our proprietary cold milling and sifting process does not grind, crush, or liberate the oil, unlike typical flax processing, giving our product a longer shelf life.
Fresher ingredients simply taste better, which is why this product is packaged using NOW Fresh Fill Technology to maximize flavor and freshness.
Because you are what you eat, NOW Real Food has been committed to providing delicious, healthy, natural and organic foods since 1968. We're independent, family owned, and proud of it. Keep it natural. Keep it real.
Due to its fiber content, Flax should be consumed with plenty of water.
Naturally occurring fatty acids (example) (per serving)**
Omega-3 Fatty Acids (Alpha Linolenic Acid) 3.0 g (3,000 mg)
Omega-6 Fatty Acids (Linolenic Acid) 1.0 g (1,000 mg)
Omega-9 Fatty Acids (Oleic Acid) 1.1 g (1,100 mg)
**Subject to natural variability
For prolonged freshness, refrigerate after opening.
Organic flax seed meal.
|Serving Size: 2 1/2 Tbsp (16 g)|
|Serving Per Container: about 21|
|Amount Per Serving||%Daily Value*|
|Calories from Fat||50|
|Total Fat||6 g||9%|
|Saturated Fat||0.5 g||3%|
|Trans Fat||0 g|
|Total Carbohydrate||6 g||2%|
|Dietary Fiber||4 g||16%|
|*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.|
iHerb Customer Reviews
This is very good for adding to baking products or smoothies, but it does absorb water and thicken a lot, so be aware. I added some to muffins and had to add a lot of water to get it back to workable consistency, which is fine, but be aware. While mixing batter, give it a minute to absorb the water and bulk up, then add more water if you have to. It's also very good in smoothies, but again it will make them very thick. Small enough grind to drink easily, and grinding the seeds probably helps you to digest them and get the most benefit from the nutrients within them, instead of just passing them through.
I mix this into my oatmeal with some honey for a satisfying breakfast. The omega-3 benefits of flax are more accessible to the body when taken in meal form rather than seed form. I store this product in the freezer, having read that the oils in flaxseed can go rancid.