Flaxseed Food & Health Benefits
Flaxseed offers many health benefits. Health Canada has approved a health claim linking ground whole flaxseed to blood cholesterol lowering, a major risk factor for heart disease.
Ground flaxseed provides many nutritional benefits. Flaxseed is high in fibre, flaxseed is a source of plant based omega-3 fats, and flaxseed is one of the best plant sources of lignans.
Flax as Food
Visit healthyflax.org to learn all about flaxseed as food – the flaxseed varieties, how to buy, how to use, and how to grind flaxseed.
Flaxseed Recipe Database
Check out our searchable database of flaxseed recipies, with ideas for every meal and snack.
Flax Council of Canada
The Flax Council of Canada is a national organization which promotes Canadian flax and flax products for nutritional and industrial uses in domestic and international markets.