Organic Traditions Flax Seeds454gCertified organic flax seed is a high source of fibre, antioxidants, omega-3-fatty acids, most B vitamins, magnesium, and manganese. It is low in carbohydrates which is ideal for anyone limiting their starch and sugar intake. Flax seed is a great weight loss supplement due to the combination of healthy fats and high fibre. Omega 3 fatty acids in flax seed help reduce inflammation which contributes to many chronic diseases such as heart disease, arthritis, asthma, diabetes, and some cancers. Flax seed’s fatty acids are also a precursor to same sorts of fatty acids as are found in cold water fish such as salmon. The fiber found in flax seed is directly linked to lowering cholesterol and regulating blood sugar. Found in the hull of flax seed is a high content of phytochemicals which is one the best sources of lignans, lignans contribute to balancing female hormones, reducing peri-menopausal symptoms, helping prevent breast cancer and type 2 diabetes.