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Strawberry Flax Nice Cream

July 30, 2020

Only fruit sugars | Plant-based I used to make “nice” cream daily, but I would only add bananas and other sources of sugar. Ever since I began adding cashews and a healthy oil I’ve really noticed a difference in my energy! Balance out your dessert with healthy fats and protein with this Strawberry Flax Nice Cream. Lindsay Young @eatyoungnutrition is a nutritionist and lover of food from around the world. She’s passionate about making healthy, home cooked food accessible and approachable for…

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Your Omega-3 Index

June 9, 2020

Omega-3 fatty acids like DHA and EPA have been linked to brain health, cardiovascular health, eye health, and joint health.* Having enough DHA and EPA in cell membranes means improved blood flow, reduced inflammation, and lower blood triglyceride levels. Higher DHA/EPA levels correlate with reduced risk of coronary heart disease(CHD).* By now most people are well aware they need some omega-3s in their diet. How do we know if we are getting enough though? The Omega-3 Index The omega-3 index…

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Flax Seed Oils are Natural Magic

March 20, 2018
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We don’t believe there’s a magical “cure all” shortcut to a healthier you—it’s about balance, diet, supplements, and time. We do believe in the truly magical power of essential fatty acids (EFAs) on your body’s overall health. Say hello to Flora’s Flax Seed Oils (US/CA), one of the richest forms of omega-3 EFAs on the planet. So why are flax oils so good for you? Flax oil is one of the richest sources of ALA (alpha-linolenic acid), the omega-3 from…

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Flax Seed Fun Facts!

October 17, 2016
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Written by: Kelly Hoang, Product Information Specialist and has been with Flora for 8 years. Passionate about natural health and healthy eating. Enjoys learning and talking about the amazing health promoting products Flora offers. Helping people with their health issues and sharing their stories has allowed her to build so much confidence and knowledge. Flax seed fun facts! So what do these tiny seeds contain that makes them so nutritious? Should you be consuming whole or ground flax seeds (US/CA) or…

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Flora Standards & Testing: Oils and Rancidity

September 19, 2016
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It’s been said that everything is potentially toxic and only the dose and level of exposure are the determining factors. Oxygen is no exception. The amounts we normally breathe are life sustaining. When it comes to food though, oxygen is what is at least partially responsible for it spoiling and losing its nutritional value, leading to rancidity. When it comes to fresh pressed poly and monounsaturated oils, oxygen is the main cause of rancidity. Oxygen creates free radicals in the…

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