“Flax seeds contribute ‘good’ fats to your diet and have been shown to help reduce the risk of heart disease,” Taub-Dix says. “One tablespoon also provides a whopping 8 grams of fiber and 6 grams of protein, and are an excellent source of lignans, antioxidants that may support the immune system and reduce cholesterol levels,” she adds. To truly reap their full benefits, grind them and add to smoothies, oatmeal, and other meals; ground flax seeds are easier to digest.
2,338mg omega-3s in 1 tablespoon of whole flax seeds (1,597mg in 1 tbsp ground)
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