Benefits of Flaxseeds

I hope your holidays are feeling warm and festive despite fewer get-togethers this year. We made a 100% plant-based Thanksgiving and my son, the non-vegan, could not tell the difference in the recipes...except for the deviled potatoes instead of deviled eggs. Ha! He still ate about eight of those smoky little devils. Seems like they passed the test. I wanted to share with you what I am up to this week.



I am making a conscious decision to add more ground flaxseed into my diet. Flaxseeds are a part of Dr. Micheal Greger’s Daily Dozen which are the foods that we should be eating every day for good health. Studies show that adding one tablespoon of ground flaxseeds to your diet each day can improve digestive health, relieve constipation, lower LDL cholesterol, reduce hypertension, and aid weight loss. My plan is to add one tablespoon of ground flaxseeds to WHATEVER I eat for breakfast whether it is breakfast cereal, oatmeal, upma (more on that later), nut butter...

Continue Reading...

Sign up for our Newsletter