Category: 365 reasons & ways to use flaxseed

There is a lot more than can be said about the importance of the Omega-3 / Omega-6 ratio in our diet. There are entire chapters in many resources that are devoted to the importance of Omega-3s. I’ll return to Omega-3s in future blogs. For now, let’s turn our attention to something we are all very […]

In my previous two blogs, I wrote about the importance of the ratio between Omega-3s and Omega-6s. And I wrote briefly about some of the benefits of Omega-3s. In this blog I want to look at some of the food sources of Omega-3s and how they compare to flaxseed. Health Canada (Canadian Health and Welfare) […]

In my blog, “365 REASONS to use flaxseed – #1 – Flaxseed has the perfect Omega3/Omega6 ratio,” I researched how important the ratio between Omega-3s and Omega-6s was for maintaining health. And I discovered that only two tablespoons of flaxseed has more than 140% of the recommended daily amount of Omega-3s. Just what good are […]

#1 – Flaxseed has the perfect Omega3/Omega6 ratio The challenge is on. I’m on a quest to come up with 365 reasons to use flaxseed. I’m balancing the academic pursuit with culinary delights by also seeking out 365 ways to use flaxseed. Along with each reason to use flaxseed, I’m gathering new ways to use […]