Flax Seed

The Benefits of Omega-3 Fatty Acids for Blood Pressure

…working properly, LDL cholesterol levels go down, and HDL levels go up. In general, freshly ground flaxseed is better than flax oil, because you’re assured the oil in the seed is fresh, plus you’re getting extra fiber and plant lignans. Simply grind two tablespoons of flaxseed and sprinkle on food…

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5 Heart-Healthy Snacks

…to choose organic nuts and seeds if they’re available, and that it contains no more than 300 mg of sodium per serving. Heart-healthy snack #3. Yogurt Sundae: Mix sliced strawberries and blueberries into plain yogurt. Top with a sprinkling of sunflower seeds or ground flax. Heart-healthy snack #4. Apple…

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