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Flax Seeds (Brown)

Flax Seeds (Brown)

Flax Seeds (Brown)
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Organic brown whole flax seeds (linseeds) - nutritional powerhouses

Ingredients: Organic brown flax seeds whole

25g Sample
$1.19
250g Stand Up Pouch
$4.49
1kg Bag
$11.69

Instructions

  • Serving Size: 3g /cup
  • Steeping Temp: °C
  • Steeping Time: mins.
  • Certification: Organic
  • Origin: Argentina
  • Caffeine:

Flax Seeds (Brown)

Shanti's organic Brown Flax Seeds are whole brown flaxseeds that can be eaten raw or ground. They have a nutty taste, and are crunchy and firm in texture. They are ideal in cooking recipes or in toppings.

Tasting Notes

Certification: Organic

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Cinnamon - history, varieties and health benefits - by Safiya Motala

Cinnamon - history, varieties and health benefits

Cinnamon has a rich and exotic history over the last 4000+ years. It has been used in foods as a medicine, a spice, to preserve meats, and was seen as a luxury item only accessible to the wealthy. Ancient Egyptians even used cinnamon as an embalming agent. Arab merchants, who kept the source of this ingredient a secret for many years, distributed cinnamon in limited quantities in order to maintain a monopoly on the expensive cinnamon trade. 

Today, there are two varieties of cinnamon that we encounter most frequently. Cinnamonium cassia (cassia cinnamon) and Cinnamonium zeylanicum (Ceylon cinnamon). Some people refer to Ceylon cinnamon as true cinnamon. There is some debate on the superiority of Ceylon cinnamon vs. cassia.

Ceylon

  • Offers a more delicate flavour, and is slightly sweeter. Excellent for use in desserts.
  • Considered by some to be the superior cinnamon, and is more expensive than Cassia.
  • According to Health Canada’s Natural Health Products database, Cassia can be used to treat bowel complaints (dyspepsia, flatulency,...

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