What makes up our flaxseed, cocoa and berries mix?
- This product contains flaxseeds (86% per 360g pack) which are a great source of omega 3. Omega 3 is used by your body to maintain a healthy blood pressure and is an essential part of a healthy, balanced diet.
- Our cocoa contains 75% reduced fat when compared to the cocoa in most dark chocolate products and provides that luxurious taste of chocolate to any meal.
- The berries are a mixture of dried strawberries and blueberries with each 30g serving made from approximately 15g of fresh fruit.
- The delicious mix of flaxseed, cocoa and berries contains flavanols which are highly effective antioxidants that support cellular and metabolic activities around the body that help your body maintain a healthy heart and maintain efficient circulation throughout the body.
A great source of antioxidants:
This great mix of flaxseed, cocoa, strawberries and blueberries provide your body with a great source of antioxidants, something that helps your immune system fight off harmful chemicals. Indeed, just one serving (30g) of the flaxseed, cocoa and berries mix gives your body the same amount of antioxidants as the following fruit and veg combined:
• 10 tomatoes
• 6 carrots
• 3 broccoli
• 3 apples
• 2 lemons
• 1 cabbage
5 more benefits of flaxseed, cocoa and berries:
As well as providing your body with a great source of antioxidants, the tasty mix of flaxseed, cocoa and berries also provide your body with some additional help benefits including.
1. Oxygen Transport:
This mix provides your body with a great source of iron which is important in transporting oxygen around your body to every cell. Iron also helps in the formation of red blood cells and reduces tiredness and fatigue in your body. Each serving (30g) provides your body with 17% of your RDA of iron.
2. Low Blood Cholesterol:
The mix is also a great source of Vitamin B1 which is an important energy-yielding metabolism helping your body to maintain a low blood cholesterol level. Vitamin B1 also contributes to the normal function of your heart, helping you maintain a healthier heart and reducing the risk of heart disease. Each 30g serving provides your body with 16% of its daily RDA of vitamin B1.
3. Great Source of Fibre:
Flaxseed is a great source of dietary fibre which is an essential part of any balanced diet. Fibre in your diet helps your body to stabilise its blood sugar level and promotes proper functioning of your intestines and digestive system. One serving (30g) of Linwoods Flaxseed, Cocoa & Berries provides you with 7.5g fibre.
4. Helps Your Immune System:
This delicious mix is also a great source of Zinc which is necessary in helping your immune system to function properly. This provides your body and cells from infection by providing antioxidant protection from oxidative stress. Each 30g serving of the mix provides your body with 15% of the RDA of Zinc.
5. Source of Magnesium:
Magnesium has great benefits for your body helping you to maintain healthy bones and teeth. Magnesium also aids your body in proper muscle function including benefiting your nervous system and your metabolism.
This delicious mix can be eaten at any time of your by adding to your meal or mixing into a meal during the preparation stage. As the seeds are cold milled, you get to enjoy the great benefits of these seeds almost immediately as they absorb quickly and easily into your body.
Breakfast – add the mixed seeds to cereal, porridge, granola or breakfast muffins for a great start to your day.
Lunch – take the seeds with a yoghurt, smoothie, salad or pasta dish for a delicious flavour addition to your lunch.
Dinner – you can finish your day with a nutritional boost by adding the seeds to a homemade soup or stew, comforting cottage pie or even mixed in with a dessert like a chocolate cake or fruit crumble.
To view some of the great recipes on which you can experiment on in the kitchen, visit our recipe page and see how you can get the most from this flaxseed, cocoa and berries mix. If you want to buy this delicious mix to try at home you can purchase here.