Flax Fibre - LSA
Waihi Bush Flax fibre - LSA - nutritious and tasty - a functional food. LSA is a blend of certified organic finely ground flax seed meal, sunflower seed and almonds. This is a gluten free source of fibre, and contains 34% high quality, well balanced protein, necessary for a healthy body. It contains a good source of lignans, which have a powerful immune boosting effect and act as plant estrogens to balance hormonal fluctuations. Sprinkled on cereals, in yoghurt, fruit salad, smoothies or any other food you wish to enrich with the benefits this fibre blend provides you with. Flaxseed, Sunflower & Almond Meal. 500 grams.
What is it? Flax Seed Fibre is regulated as a food in New Zealand and Australia. It keeps you healthy and vibrant as part of a balanced diet. It provides a well balanced source of Omega-3 and Omega-6 Essential Fatty Acids (EFAs) and Monounsaturated fatty acid (Omega-9). Also a well balanced source of dietary fibre which helps remove toxins from the body. A high fibre diet assists with healthy regulation of blood cholesterol, blood sugar and oestrogen levels. It contains 34% high quality well balanced protein which is necessary for healthy muscles, blood and organs.
It is Gluten free - so safe for those with Coeliac Disease. It is a good source of Lignans which have a powerful immune boosting effect and act as plant estrogens to balance hormonal fluctuations. It is a good source of the B Vitamins - Folate, Thiamine, Pantothenic acid, Vitamin B-6 and also Vitamin E. Also a good source of Minerals, particularly Magnesium, Phosphorus, Manganese, Zinc and Selenium. Rich in Antioxidants. Very low carbohydrate - good for diabetics and athletes.
Flax fibre LSA can be used by the entire family. Sprinkle on salads, coleslaw, sandwiches, cereal, fruit salad and pancakes. Enrich rice, cottage cheese, yoghurt and smoothies. Add to soup, sauces, stews and casseroles as a healthy thickener.
Why use Flax fibre LSA? Flax fibre - LSA may help with the following: Liver Cleanse - Using flax fibre - LSA on a daily basis is an important component of the Liver Cleansing Diet - A best selling book by Dr Sandra. The brief story about the Liver Cleansing Diet: The liver is a very busy and hardworking organ. It regulates carbohydrate levels in the blood. It acts as a store for carbohydrates, vitamins and mineral. It regulates protein metabolism. It detoxifies many toxic substances. It acts as a filter to remove dead and cancerous cells, microbes, fat globules and blood sludge.
If these detoxification pathways become overloaded there is increased stress on the immune system and there may be symptoms of immune dysfunction such as allergies, inflammatory conditions, swollen glands, recurrent infections, chronic fatigue or auto-immune diseases.
Key principles of the Liver Cleansing Diet to improve your liver function: 1. Listen to your body - eat when you are hungry. 2. Drink at least 8 - 12 glasses of filtered water daily. 3. Avoid eating refined sugar and artificial sweeteners -use stevia or honey as sweeteners.4. Don't become obsessed with measuring calories. 5. Avoid foods that you may allergic to. 6. Be aware of good intestinal hygiene - ideally eat fresh and freshly cooked foods. 7. Do not eat if you are stressed or anxious. 8. Eat fresh organically grown foods and avoid processed foods. 9. Avoid excessive animal proteins and consume a wide range of vegetable proteins - flax fibre - LSA is convenient and tasty way to achieve this. 10. Choose your breads & spreads wisely. Avoid breads with artificial chemical and margarine. 11. Avoid constipation by easting raw fruit & vegetables and flax fibre - LSA. 12. Avoid excessive saturated animal fats of animal origin and damaged fats such as margarine. Cook with olive or coconut oils.
These are some of the benefits of taking LSA regularly * Normalise fat metabolism - It is rich in both Essential Fatty Acids; Omega-3 and Omega-6, which are necessary for normal body function. It also rich in Omega-9 and the vitamin and mineral co-factors needed. * Cardiovascular Health - As a good source of dietary fibre, flax fibre - LSA can help reduce blood LDL cholesterol and homocysteine - risk factors for cardiovascular disease. Omega-3 Essential Fatty Acids have been shown in many studies to be associated with better heart health and for preventing the formation of blood clots in the body. * Bowel Health - Due to its mix of soluble and insoluble dietary fibre and its Omega-3 Essential Fatty Acid content. Both constipation and diarrhoea respond well to increased fibre intake. Some people find flax fibre - LSA helpful for Irritable Bowel Syndrome * Cognitive function - rich in the Essential Fatty Acids, vitamins and minerals which are important for maintaining cognitive function and regulation of stress hormones. * Cell rejuvenation - a rich source of protein for cell rejuvenation. * Regulate hormones - flax fibre - LSA has naturally occurring weak phyto-oestrogen. This makes it an ideal supplement for women during menopause and for those with menstruation problems and endometriosis. Flax fibre is milled from certified organic de-fatted flax seed, Linum usitatissimum (linseed). The fibre is high quality, unrefined, containing no toxic substances or cholesterol. Almonds are known as the "king of nuts." A slightly sweet variety that is high in calcium, potassium, magnesium, and phosphorus, with 21 grams of protein/100g. It is the most alkalizing nut. Sunflower seeds are filled with potassium which helps flush and reduce sodium in the body. They are plentiful in magnesium, phosphorus and calcium. They contain an impressive 23 grams of protein/100g. They are also a good source of Omega-6 Essential Fatty Acid. This product is packaged in the absence of light, air and reactive metals and packaged in black HDPE plastic under an inert gas to further protest it against light and oxygen.
Certified organic, cold pressed Flax seed flour (61%), Sunflower seeds, Almonds.
Per serving: 18 grams (2 Tbsp) : Protein: 5000mg, Gluten: 0mg, Fat: Total: 5400mg, Saturated 270mg, Trans: 0mg, Polyunsaturated 280mg, Alpha linolenic acid (Omega 3) 1100mg, Linoleic acid: 1700mg, Monosaturated: 1900mg, Cholesterol: 0mg, Carbohydrate, total: 1700mg, Sugars: 310mg, Dietary fibre: 5700mg, Insoluble fibre 4700mg, Soluble fibre 960mg, Sodium: 15mg, Potassium 170mg, Lignan (SDG) 270mg.
It is important to drink more fluids when you increase your intake of dietary fibre. Flax fibre - LSA must not be swallowed in its dry form. Women suffering from breast cancer or who are on HRT (hormone replacement therapy), should discuss with their doctor before taking flax fibre - LSA to ensure that is doesn't interfere with their medication. We recommend that pregnant women check with their health practitioner before using flax fibre - LSA due to its possible effect on phyto-oestrogen levels.