Flaxseed

Flaxseed is a Green-Green food. Green-Green foods are safe to eat as a regular part of a diet.

Category Quotes

Guideline related quotes related to Nuts and Green-Green throughout Geoff Bond's publications.

For nuts group, Consume at least three servings of “Green” foods per week. ~Paleo in a Nutshell p.103

For nuts group, Consume at least seven servings of “Green-Green” foods per week. ~Paleo in a Nutshell p.103

For nuts group, Restrict total nuts servings per session to one. ~Paleo in a Nutshell p.103

For nuts group, Restrict total nuts servings per day to two. ~Paleo in a Nutshell p.103

Nuts should be raw and fresh. ~Deadly Harvest p.151

Additional Quotes

Specific references to Flaxseed throughout Geoff Bond's publications.

Seeds are the small, hard kernels of flowering plants that, when planted in the ground, will germinate and grow into a new plant. Examples are flaxseed, sesame seed, hemp seed, and rapeseed (canola). ~Paleo in a Nutshell p.59

Omega-3 EFAs are found in plants and animal matter. In plants, the most common form is alpha-linolenic acid (ALA), found particularly in walnuts, flaxseed, hempseed, and rapeseed (canola oil). In animals, omega-3 oils are particularly found in "oily" fish, such as sardines, salmon, trout, and tuna. ~Deadly Harvest p.104

The food industry should correct this imbalance. One of the secrets to the Greek free-range egg is the omega-3-rich purslane that the chickens were eating. Now some egg farmers are producing omega-3 rich eggs by feeding the chicken on flaxseed, which is itself rich in omega-3s. ~Deadly Harvest p.129

Abnormal testosterone production is a major risk factor for prostate cancer. Some compounds, such as lignans, lock up testosterone and stop it from creating damage. Lignans are a kind of plant fiber. The highest concentrations of lignans are found in flaxseed, followed by squash, broccoli, carrots, and asparagus. Studies on flaxseed, which also contain high levels of omega-3 oils and fiber, show that they are indeed great cancer fighters. ~Deadly Harvest p.236

Abnormal testosterone production is a major risk factor for prostate cancer. Some compounds, such as lignans, lock up testosterone and stop it from creating damage. Lignans are a kind of plant fiber. The highest concentrations of lignans are found in flaxseed, followed by squash, broccoli, carrots, and asparagus. ~Deadly Harvest p.236

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