Flaxseeds are an excellent source of fiber, omega-3 fats, lignans and other nutrients. Flaxseeds may reduce cholesterol, blood pressure, improve digestive health or relieve constipation.How to enjoy:
Sprinkle flaxseed on cold cereal or hot oatmeal at breakfast. Blend flaxseed into smoothies. Toss salads with whole flaxseed or blend ground flaxseed into your salad dressings. Bake ground flaxseed into cookies, pancakes, muffins, breads, bars and other baked goods. To maximize benefits, grind your flaxseeds at home and store in tightly sealed container in the refrigerator or freezer.