Flaxseeds - Home Remedies and Beauty Tips Glossary

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The new wonder food? Known to help fight cancers, heart disease.

Two tablespoons of flaxseed powder can be taken with oatmeal or a milkshake to bring down hot flushes during Menopause.

Due to high Omega 3 content - keeps off depression and bipolar disorders.

Flax seed powder or oil is used by athletes as it increases energy levels.

Seeds, flaxseed - Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 100 grams
Amount Per Serving
Calories 534Calories from Fat 353
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 42g 65 %
   Saturated Fat 4g 18 %
   Trans Fat ~
Cholesterol 0mg 0  %
Sodium 30mg 1 %
Total Carbohydrate 29g 10  %
   Dietary Fiber 27.3g 109 %
   Sugar 2g
Protein 18g 37 %
Vitamin A 0%  Vitamin C 1%
Calcium 26%  Iron 32%
*Percent Daily Values (%DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie reference diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower based on your individual needs.
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Nutrition summary

Calories

534

Fat

352.9 g

Carbs

117.5 g

Protein

63.5 g
Seeds, flaxseed
Percent breakdown of 534 total Calories (kcal)
Protein 11.89% (18.3 g x 3.5 Kcal/g = 63.5 kcal)
Fat 66.08% (42.16 g x 8.37 Kcal/g = 352.9 kcal)
Carbohydrate 22.01% (28.88 g x 4.1 Kcal/g = 117.54 kcal)

Vitamins

Nutrient Amount %DV
Betaine 3.1 mcg
Carotene, alpha 0 mcg
Carotene, beta 0  mcg
Choline 78.7 mg
Cryptoxanthin, beta 0  mcg
Folate, DFE 87  mcg 21.75 %
Folate, food 87  mcg 21.75 %
Folate, total 87  mcg 21.75 %
Folic acid 0  mcg
Lutein + zeaxanthin 651 mcg
Lycopene 0  mcg
Niacin 3.08  mg 15.4 %
Pantothenic acid 0.98 mg 9.85 %
Retinol 0  mcg
Riboflavin 0.16  mg 9.47 %
Thiamin 1.64 mg 109.6 %
Tocopherol, beta 0 mg
Tocopherol, delta 0.35 mg
Tocopherol, gamma 19.95 mg
Vitamin A 0  IU 0 %
Vitamin B12 0 mcg 0 %
Vitamin B6 0.47 mg 23.65 %
Vitamin C 0.6 mg 1 %
Vitamin D 0 IU 0 %
Vitamin E 0.31 mg 1.03 %
Vitamin K 4.3  mcg 5.38 %

Protein and Amino Acids

Nutrient Amount %DV
Protein 18.29 g 36.58 %
Essential Aminos
Histidine 0.47 g
Isoleucine 0.9 g
Leucine 1.24 g
Lysine 0.86 g
Methionine 0.37 g
Phenylalanine 0.96 g
Threonine 0.77 g
Tryptophan 0.3 g
Valine 1.07 g
Non-essential Aminos
Arginine 1.92 g
Alanine 0.92 g
Aspartic acid 2.05 g
Cystine 0.34 g
Glutamic acid 4.04 g
Glycine 1.25 g
Hydroxyproline 0.18 
Proline 0.81 g
Serine 0.97 g
Tyrosine 0.49 g
Methionine 0.37 g
Phenylalanine 0.96 g

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