Flax hull lignans

You’ve heard of the benefits of flaxseed oil with its fatty acids content and anti-inflammatory action, but have you heard of the benefits of flaxseed hulls?

The hulls contain lignans – a plant compound thought to have high antioxidants and even cancer-preventing properties.  The extracted flaxseed oil, mighty as it is with its omega-3 content, does not contain any lignans.  But in addition to their lignan content, flaxseed hulls also contain high levels of omega-3, making them a better choice over the oil.

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