Valo24h flaxseed products are ground so that human body can obtain all the nutrients of the seed. Human teeth can not brake the seed enough. Only one tablespoon (10 grams) covers the daily need of omega-3. The adequate amount of omega-3 (2 grams per day) helps to maintain normal blood cholesterol level.
Flaxseed fibers activate stomach. Flaxseed contains both insoluble and soluble fiber. Insoluble fiber (2/3) helps with constipation. The soluble fiber (1/3) balances the rise of blood sugar after meal and increases the feeling of satiety. In addition consumption of Valo24h roasted ground flaxseed helps to maintain the normal blood cholesterol level by binding bile acids.
The lignan in flaxseed has approximately 700 times more antioxidants than lingon berry or rye bread. Lignan is the most important plant estrogen in western diet. The sufficient usage of lignan might have an effect in prevention of hormone-derived cancers (breast cancer and prostate cancer).
The product is suitable for low-carbohydrate diet and for people with celiac disease.
Finnish Roasted Ground Flaxseed (100 %)
Nutritional content 100 g
Energy 2318 kj (554 kcal)
Fat 44 g
Saturated fatty acids 4 g
Monounsaturated fatty acids 6 g
Polyunsaturated fatty acids 34 g
Carbohydrate 4 g
of which sugar 0 g
Dietary fiber 29 g
Protein 21 g
Salt 0 g
Magnesium 419 mg
112% of recommended daily intake
Omega-3 fatty acids 26 g
Omega-6 fatty acids 8 g
Lignan 0,6 g