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Nature's Perfect Balance of Omega 3, 6 & 9
Fiber and Lignans

Great for baking, juices, smoothies, salads and more!
  • Heart Healthy
  • Omega 3 (2700mg per serv)
  • Lignans (110–305mg per serving)
  • Gluten Free
  • Fiber
  • Protein
  • O Cholesterol
  • O Trans Fat
  • Lignans
  • Non GMO
  • Vegan/Vegetarian

Packaged in a Gluten, Nut & Lactose-Free facility

Omega 3 = 2700mg per serving

* These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

Supplement Facts
Serving Size 2 Tablespoons
Servings Per Container 35
Amount Per Serving % DV
Calories 70.00
Calories from Fat 50.00
Total Fat 6.00 g 9%
Saturated Fat 0.00 g 0%
Trans Fat 0.00 g
Cholesterol 0.00 mg 0%
Sodium 0.00 mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 4.00 g 1%
Dietary Fiber 3.00 g 12%
Sugars 0.00 g
Protein 3.00 g 6%
Vitamin A 0.00 0%
Vitamin A 0.00 0%
Vitamin C 0.00 0%
Vitamin C 0.00 0%
Calcium 0.00 0%
Calcium 0.00 0%
Iron 0.00 0%
Iron 0.00 0%
** Daily Value (DV) not established


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Health Notes

Flaxseed and Flaxseed Oil

Flaxseed and Flaxseed Oil
This nutrient has been used in connection with the following health goals
  • Reliable and relatively consistent scientific data showing a substantial health benefit.
  • Contradictory, insufficient, or preliminary studies suggesting a health benefit or minimal health benefit.
  • For an herb, supported by traditional use but minimal or no scientific evidence. For a supplement, little scientific support.

Our proprietary "Star-Rating" system was developed to help you easily understand the amount of scientific support behind each supplement in relation to a specific health condition. While there is no way to predict whether a vitamin, mineral, or herb will successfully treat or prevent associated health conditions, our unique ratings tell you how well these supplements are understood by the medical community, and whether studies have found them to be effective for other people.

For over a decade, our team has combed through thousands of research articles published in reputable journals. To help you make educated decisions, and to better understand controversial or confusing supplements, our medical experts have digested the science into these three easy-to-follow ratings. We hope this provides you with a helpful resource to make informed decisions towards your health and well-being.

This supplement has been used in connection with the following health conditions:

Constipation
Dose: 1 Tbsp (15 ml) whole or ground with a full glass of water, one or two times per day
Flaxseed is a mild bulk-forming laxative that's best suited for long-term use in people with constipation.(more)
Ulcerative Colitis
Dose: Refer to label instructions
Flaxseed is an anti-inflammatory and soothing herb that may be effective in the treatment of ulcerative colitis.(more)
Menopause
Dose: 2 tablespoons of flaxseeds twice per day
Supplementing with flaxseeds may improve the frequency and severity of hot flashes in postmenopausal women. (more)
Menopause
Dose: 2 tablespoons of flaxseeds twice per day
Supplementing with flaxseeds may improve the frequency and severity of hot flashes in postmenopausal women. (more)
Constipation
Dose: 1 Tbsp (15 ml) whole or ground with a full glass of water, one or two times per day

The laxatives most frequently used world-wide come from plants. Herbal laxatives are either bulk-forming or stimulating. Bulk-forming laxatives come from plants with a high fiber and mucilage content that expand when they come in contact with water; examples include psyllium, flaxseed, and fenugreek. As the volume in the bowel increases, a reflex muscular contraction occurs, stimulating a bowel movement. These mild laxatives are best suited for long-term use in people with constipation.1

References

1. Cockerell KM, Watkins AS, Reeves LB, et al. Effects of linseeds on the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome: a pilot randomised controlled trial. J Hum Nutr Diet 2012;25:435-43. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-277X.2012.01263.x.

Ulcerative Colitis
Dose: Refer to label instructions

Aloe vera juice has anti-inflammatory activity and been used by some doctors for people with UC. In a double-blind study of people with mildly to moderately active ulcerative colitis, supplementation with aloe resulted in a complete remission or an improvement in symptoms in 47% of cases, compared with 14% of those given a placebo (a statistically significant difference).1 No significant side effects were seen. The amount of aloe used was 100 ml (approximately 3.5 ounces) twice a day for four weeks. Other traditional anti-inflammatory and soothing herbs, including calendula, flaxseed, licorice, marshmallow, myrrh, and yarrow. Many of these herbs are most effective, according to clinical experience, if taken internally as well as in enema form.2 Enemas should be avoided during acute flare-ups but are useful for mild and chronic inflammation. It is best to consult with a doctor experienced with botanical medicine to learn more about herbal enemas before using them. More research needs to be done to determine the effectiveness of these herbs.

In a preliminary trial, people with UC significantly improved on a sugar-free, low-allergen diet with additional nutritional supplementation that included a multivitamin-mineral supplement (2-6 tablets per day); a fish oil supplement (400 mg per day); borage oil (400 mg per day); flaxseed oil (400 mg per day); and a probiotic formula containing Lactobacillus acidophilus and other species of beneficial bacteria.3 Some participants received slight variations of this regimen. Since so many different supplements were given and since the trial was not controlled, it is not possible to say which, if any, of the nutrients was responsible for the improvement observed by the researchers.

References

1. Langmead L, Feakins RM, Goldthorpe S, et al. Randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of oral aloe vera gel for active ulcerative colitis. Aliment Pharmacol Ther 2004;19:739-47.

2. Weiss RF. Herbal Medicine. Beaconsfield, UK: Beaconsfield Publishers Ltd, 1989, 114-5.

3. Edman JS, Williams WH, Atkins RC. Nutritional therapies for ulcerative colitis: literature review, chart review study, and future research. Altern Ther Health Med 2000;6:55-63.

Menopause
Dose: 2 tablespoons of flaxseeds twice per day

In a preliminary trial, supplementation with crushed flaxseeds for six weeks improved the average hot flash score (a measure of the frequency and severity of hot flashes) by 57% in postmenopausal women who were not receiving estrogen therapy. The treatment consisted of 2 tablespoons of flaxseeds (along with at least 10 ounces of liquid) twice a day. About one-fifth of the women discontinued treatment because of abdominal symptoms or other side effects.1 In a double-blind trial, daily consumption of 25 g of partially defatted ground flaxseed significantly decreased the number of hot flashes and improved overall menopausal symptoms. However, the improvements were not greater than those in women given a placebo (wheat bran).2 Because of these conflicting results, the effectiveness of flaxseed as a treatment for menopause remains uncertain.

References

1. Pruthi S, Thompson SL, Novotny PJ, et al. Pilot evaluation of flaxseed for the management of hot flashes. J Soc Integr Oncol 2007;5:106-12.

2. Simbalista RL, Sauerbronn AV, Aldrighi JM, Areas JAG. Consumption of a flaxseed-rich food is not more effective than a placebo in alleviating the climacteric symptoms of postmenopausal women. J Nutr 2010;140:293-7.

Menopause
Dose: 2 tablespoons of flaxseeds twice per day

In a preliminary trial, supplementation with crushed flaxseeds for six weeks improved the average hot flash score (a measure of the frequency and severity of hot flashes) by 57% in postmenopausal women who were not receiving estrogen therapy. The treatment consisted of 2 tablespoons of flaxseeds (along with at least 10 ounces of liquid) twice a day. About one-fifth of the women discontinued treatment because of abdominal symptoms or other side effects.1 In a double-blind trial, daily consumption of 25 g of partially defatted ground flaxseed significantly decreased the number of hot flashes and improved overall menopausal symptoms. However, the improvements were not greater than those in women given a placebo (wheat bran).2 Because of these conflicting results, the effectiveness of flaxseed as a treatment for menopause remains uncertain.

References

1. Pruthi S, Thompson SL, Novotny PJ, et al. Pilot evaluation of flaxseed for the management of hot flashes. J Soc Integr Oncol 2007;5:106-12.

2. Simbalista RL, Sauerbronn AV, Aldrighi JM, Areas JAG. Consumption of a flaxseed-rich food is not more effective than a placebo in alleviating the climacteric symptoms of postmenopausal women. J Nutr 2010;140:293-7.

Flaxseed, called linseed in some countries, is a good source of dietary fiber, omega-3 fatty acids, and lignans. Each of these components may contribute to the health effects of eating flaxseed, but flaxseed oil contains no fiber and very little lignan.

Copyright 2014 Aisle7. All rights reserved. Aisle7.com

The information presented in Aisle7 is for informational purposes only. It is based on scientific studies (human, animal, or in vitro), clinical experience, or traditional usage as cited in each article. The results reported may not necessarily occur in all individuals. For many of the conditions discussed, treatment with prescription or over the counter medication is also available. Consult your doctor, practitioner, and/or pharmacist for any health problem and before using any supplements or before making any changes in prescribed medications. Information expires June 2015.

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Pros

  • Easy on stomach (13)
  • Easy to swallow (12)
  • Simple to take (11)
  • Effective (10)
  • Tastes good / tastes fine (3)

Cons

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    5.0

    LOVE THIS STUFF!!

    By neana458

    from Iron River, WI

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    Pros

    • Easy on Stomach
    • Easy To Swallow
    • Tastes Good

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        Comments about Premium Gold Flax Products, Inc. 100% Natural True Cold Milled® Golden Flaxseed:

        We started using this a few weeks ago. We add this to all of our meals for a boost in good fats. :) Would recommend this to anyone looking to be healthier & add some good to their diet.

         
        5.0

        Love this product

        By genovacore

        from North Kingstown, RI

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        Pros

        • Easy on Stomach
        • Easy To Swallow
        • Effective
        • Simple To Take
        • Tastes Good

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          • Children
          • Daily Use
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          • Supplement A Meal

          Comments about Premium Gold Flax Products, Inc. 100% Natural True Cold Milled® Golden Flaxseed:

          I use this daily in my shakes to give it a little extra boost. Helps keep me feeling full for longer. No aftertaste or issues with texture.

          I put a serving size amount in pancakes when making breakfast for the family, and my son really seems to enjoy them.

           
          5.0

          Great Product - Works great!

          By bbailey204

          from Bowie, Maryland

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          Pros

          • Easy on Stomach

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          • No problems

          Best Uses

          • Men

          Comments about Premium Gold Flax Products, Inc. 100% Natural True Cold Milled® Golden Flaxseed:

          I used this product every morning with my oatmeal and it does wonders for my digestive tract. It keeps me regular......

          (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Awesome Product!

          By Lopeztech87

          from Conroe, TX

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          Pros

          • Easy on Stomach
          • Easy To Swallow
          • Effective
          • Simple To Take
          • Tastes Good

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            • Daily Use
            • Men

            Comments about Premium Gold Flax Products, Inc. 100% Natural True Cold Milled® Golden Flaxseed:

            Taste great with smoothie, cereal, juice and much more! I like this product better than original flax seed. I put a spoon full in my food before eating, it keep me healthy.

             
            5.0

            Very good products, good price

            By lechngl

            from Buffalo NY

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              Comments about Premium Gold Flax Products, Inc. 100% Natural True Cold Milled® Golden Flaxseed:

              Very good products

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              4.0

              Great product

              By divinegoodness7

              from Houston, TX

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              Pros

              • Easy on Stomach
              • Easy To Swallow
              • Effective
              • Results in softer poop
              • Simple To Take

              Cons

              • Thickens your food

              Best Uses

              • Children
              • Daily Use

              Comments about Premium Gold Flax Products, Inc. 100% Natural True Cold Milled® Golden Flaxseed:

              I sprinkle about 1-2 tbsp of it in my baby's cereal which she eats daily. Has truly been effective with making her bowel movements softer/easier to pass. It does make the food a little extra stretchy/thick, otherwise, it really works. I'M GLAD I BOUGHT IT!

               
              5.0

              The Best !

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              from memphis,tn

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                  Comments about Premium Gold Flax Products, Inc. 100% Natural True Cold Milled® Golden Flaxseed:

                  This is my second time using this, my husband and I went thru the 1st one and ordered the next one right away. We dont usually take it with food, just a spoon with a glass of water, or I will eat it with yogurt. This is the only place I will buy from!

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  Great addition to protein shakes.

                  By 50thcapo

                  from Bronx . NY

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                      Comments about Premium Gold Flax Products, Inc. 100% Natural True Cold Milled® Golden Flaxseed:

                      Add to protein shakes, yogurt or anything to get your daily supply of Omegas.

                       
                      5.0

                      Great product!

                      By zamabih

                      from Market St. La Crosse, WI

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                      • Easy on Stomach
                      • Easy To Swallow
                      • Effective
                      • I love it
                      • Simple To Take

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                        • Daily Use
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                        • Older People
                        • Supplement A Meal
                        • Women

                        Comments about Premium Gold Flax Products, Inc. 100% Natural True Cold Milled® Golden Flaxseed:

                        I put a tea spoon full in my food before eating.
                        Keeps me healthy.

                        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        Good quality flax seed

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                        from El Paso, TX

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                          Comments about Premium Gold Flax Products, Inc. 100% Natural True Cold Milled® Golden Flaxseed:

                          Taste great with yogurt
                          Good source of protein and fiber

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