Flaxseed Benefits -Clearing Up Your Skin

If you think that you have tried all of the cleansers and creams, but you are still fighting acne, you haven’t tried everything. Even if you find yourself in the war with acne well into your twenties when everyone else seems to have figured it out, we have a solution for you. Made by nature, designed for the most sensitive of skin and the most delicate of diets, our skincare miracle seeds wil…

Health Benefits with Flax Seeds

While Doctor Victoria Maizes discusses the countless health benefits of Flax Seeds, we want to highlight our favorites and add to the list. She sites that “This tiny seed provides 3 incredible benefits for your diet.” and we want to explore what that really means for you as a consumer. Let’s dive in ot what she says the highlights benefits really are, and how she suggests you get the most out…

Flax Oil vs. Seed

If you're unclear on the benefits of flax seed oil vs. flaxseed, or how the use of flax seed oil differs from flax seed, let North American Nutrition help.Flaxseed oil contains little Fiber and lignans Flaxseed oil costs more than Flax Seed Nature's Gem Flax seed is Guaranteed Fresh Flax seeds are a whole food while flaxseed oil is not. Therefore, flax seeds are of higher quality and have…

Flax seed and Low Carbs

Many consumers are asking an important question about flax: What benefits does flax offer to consumers of low-carbohydrate diets? Plenty, as it turns out. The health benefits that make flax good in regular diets make it good in low-carbohydrate diets. Flax is Low in Digestible Carbohydrates Low-carbohydrate diets count only the "digestible" or available" carbohydrates like simple sugars and…

Fish vs. Flax

Many consumers are asking an important question: Are the omega-3 fats in fish the same as those found in flax? The answer is that omega-3 fats are like siblings - they all belong to the same family, but their chemical makeup and some of their health benefits differ. As omega-3 fats are gaining popularity because of their association with healthier brains and hearts, improved mood, lowered inf…

Flax Seed: Milled vs. Whole

Nature's Gem Milled Golden FlaxseedNorth American Nutrition's Milled golden flax seeds are guaranteed to stay fresh for 9 months and will not turn rancid like many other brands of flax seed. The reason for this long shelf life is we select only high grade seed batches that go through intensive cleaning and sizing. This process removes poor quality seeds that can cause deterioration and rancidity.…