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Flaxseed oil meal

How to make a meal with flaxseed oil

Origin of Flax seeds

Flax seeds are known as "Linum usitatissimum" meaning "most useful". This describes the importance of the versatility and nutritional value of this tiny little seed. Flaxseeds originated at Mesopotamia. Mention regarding the plant has been known since the Stone Ages. Culinary use of flaxseeds is from times of ancient Greek Civilization. The general health benefits derived from the consumption of flaxseed has been praised since the early Greek Civilization days.

What is the importance of consumption of flax seeds?

Prevention is better than cure. One should not jump to conclude that flaxseed meals are meant only for patients undergoing treatment for diseases like cancer. It is important for all to understand the benefits of a good healthy body condition. Research published at the Journal of Nutrition reveals that consumption of flaxseed oil increases the blood level of eicosapentaenoic acid or EPA by 60%.

Consumption of the flax seeds increases the anti inflammatory benefits of the human body. Cases have been documented to reduce the inflammation of the human body caused by asthma, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, migraine headaches, high blood pressure and osteoporosis patients. The Omega 3 content in flaxseeds protects the health of the bones by preventing bone loss. Formation of blot clotting can be reduced by consumption of the Omega 3 fats. This reduces the chances of heart attacks and stroke of patients with diabetic heart diseases.

Diabetic patients should be made aware that flexible cell membranes respond better to insulin and quickly absorbs the glucose compared to the stiff membranes. Omega 3 fats reduce the chance of patients attacked by colon cancer.

Consumption of greater amount of Omega 3 acids helps to reduce the blood pressure, which is important. Another health benefit derived is that flaxseed is the ability to control the cholesterol level of the body. It is also a good source of fiber. Being rich in magnesium, it reduces the stress of asthma patients. The ability to procrastinate the chances of prostate cancer is a bonus.

The chances of breast cancer among women are reduced by a great extent by consuming flaxseed meals and flour. It is advisable for postmenopausal women to consume flaxseed oil for better health condition.

Time span is less. If you want to maximize the returns in minimum time, mentioned below is a dish, which solves your concern.

Recipe of Garlic Parmesan Flax Seed Crackers

The preparation time for the recipe is just 10 minutes and the cooking time is another 15 minutes.


  • 1 cup of flax seed meal
  • 1 and half teaspoon of garlic powder
  • 1/3 cup of grated Parmesan cheese
  • Half teaspoon salt and half cup of water.


Heat the oven to 400 F.

  1. Mix together all the ingredients.
  2. Spoon over the sheet pan which is covered with a silicon mat or greased parchment paper.
  3. The mixture should be covered with a piece of parchment or waxed paper. Spread the mixture evenly for about 1/8 inch.
  4. Bake the mixture till the center becomes soft, about 15-18 minutes. If you notice it getting little brown near the edges, then immediately remove it from the oven. Cool it down completely and then continue to crisp up.
  5. Cut down into pieces.

Ensure that the entire recipe has 6 grams of effective carbohydrate in addition to 35 grams of fiber.

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Recipe of Flax Meal Pizza Crust – a delicious item

Pizza - it's one of the most popular foods, at least in the U.S. Awareness regarding the healthy levels of blood glucose content seems familiar to the young generation. The toppings on the pizza is generally not high in carbohydrates.. It is beneficial if we understand a little regarding their preparation as well.

The Sauce

High sugar content is generally available in most pizza sauces. You may be surprised to know that sugar content is also available in red pasta sauce. There exists a demand for sugar free pasta sauce as normally only one or two brands are available.

The Cheese

About 2.5 grams of carbohydrate per cup is available in whole milk mozzarella cheese. The partial skim has slightly more. Most mild cheeses have similar carb contents Parmesan cheese has about a gram of carbohydrate per ounce (about 5 tablespoons of grated cheese).

Variation in recipes can be in the form of:

  • Flax Meal Peanut Butter Hot Cereal
  • Flax Meal Breakfast Microwave Pudding
  • Berry Protein Fiber Shake

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