Food in the Spotlight: Flaxseed
Flaxseed is a great nutrient-dense food to incorporate into your diet today! It is rich in omega-3 fatty acids, fiber, vitamins, and minerals. One tablespoon is only 37 calories and has two grams of fiber! Be sure to grind as needed in your coffee grinder or purchase ground meal to maximize this superfood. In addition, freeze flaxseed to prolong it’s shelf life and prevent the healthy fats in this seed from going rancid. Ground flaxseed can be a great addition to any smoothie, baked good, or salad!
About Deb Hart
Deb Hart is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist. For the last 28 years, she has been helping bariatric surgery patients reach their health and weight goals. She teaches people how to set up a lifestyle that supports a healthy weight. Deb set up her own lifestyle to include lots of long walks with her furry family members, workout classes at her local wellness center, meal prepping, and finding new ways to enjoy foods without added sugar.
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