Frontier Co-op, Organic Whole Flax Seed, 16 oz (453 g)
- Expiration Date: August 1 2024
- Date First Available: March 7 2011
Shipping Weight:0.56 kgSwitch to Imperial unitsShipping WeightThe Shipping Weight includes the product, protective packaging material and the actual shipping box. In addition, the Shipping Weight may be adjusted for the Dimensional Weight (e.g. length, width & height) of a package. It is important to note that certain types of products (e.g. glass containers, liquids, fragile, refrigerated or ice packed) will often require protective packaging material. As such, these products will reflect a higher Shipping Weight compared to the unprotected product.
- Product code: FRO-00563
- UPC Code: 089836005632
- Package Quantity: 16 oz
5.6 x 19.1 x 10.2 cm , 0.48 kgSwitch to Imperial units
Frequently purchased together
- Linum Usitatissimum
- USDA Organic
- Herbal Supplement
- Certified Organic by QAI
The nutty flavor of flaxseeds combined with their large content of omega-3 fatty acids makes them a popular addition to diets. While whole flaxseeds feature a soft crunch, the nutrients in ground seeds are more easily absorbed.
These seeds have a high oil content, and although the oil is relatively stable while the seed is intact, refrigeration is recommended to slow the oxidation process and prolong the life of the seed. Raw flax (also known as linseed) seeds contain a cyanogenic glycoside which is toxic if consumed in large quantities (20-30 tablespoons per day). The cyanogenic glycosides are volatile and will readily dissipate when flax is cooked. Flavor - bland, slightly green-grassy taste. Non-irradiated.
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|Serving Size: 3 tbsp (30.0 g)|
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value*|
|Calories from Fat||110|
|Total Fat||13 g||19%|
|Saturated Fat||1 g||5%|
|Trans Fat||0 g|
|Total Carbohydrate||9 g||3%|
|Dietary Fiber||8 g||33%|
|* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.|