How can you use flaxseed…

How can you use flaxseed…

flax_seedsWe had seen various facts about Flax seeds, so now lets look at the uses. A lot of questions are asked on where one can add them.

Flaxseed powder can be added to warm milk. A teaspoon daily in warm milk is great before going to bed.

It can be added to whole wheat flour while baking bread, muffins etc. This increases the fiber content of the baked food.

It can be added to oats porridge which is eaten for breakfast.

The oil should not be used for cooking as it cannot stand high temperatures for cooking. It can be added to salads for the dressing.

Now you try these various tips to use flaxseed in your daily diet.

Sanjana M Shenoy is a A dietitian from Mangalore, Karnataka, India.
Having worked as a Dietitian for the Manipal Group of Hospitals namely KMC hospital Mangalore, India.

She is also a consultant for corporate’s like Infosys and others, conducting talks and presentations for various associations and local television shows.

She consults at her Diet and Nutrition clinic “Nutrihealth” in Mangalore.

Also is a visiting consultant to various hospitals in and around Mangalore and also runs an active online consultation.

20 Replies to “How can you use flaxseed…”

  1. can we take flaxseeds with water? is it to chewed for its benefits?how it can be used in raw form? what are its health benefits?can it used for long time in diet?

  2. It has to be used in the raw form…Just powder the seeds without adding water and this fine powder can be added to milk water or juice….

    It can be used for as long as you want so that you get the daily dose of omega 3 fatty acids.

  3. thanks for ans. of flaxseed.how can we make date syrup at home? is it to be made fresh or it can made with some kind of preservatives?

  4. You are welcome…date syrup can be made at home by soaking dates in water overnight and then can be ground to be mixed in milk, porridges etc.

    Ready made date syrup is available in various super markets. Eg Lions date syrup….

  5. My son is six yr. old he is having problem of frequent urination for last one month & the skin of his tongue gets cut in patches frequently & his growth is very slow. what is the reason & solution?

  6. hi sanjana,

    you have mentioned that 1 tsp of flaxseed powder is ok in a day. but does it serves our daily requirement of omega3-FA? wht i have heard is 15gm (3tsp) should be consumed. Does the seeds require slight dry roasting before consumption?

  7. Hi,
    Dear Sanjana ji,

    Is this Flax seeds is know as Alsi in hindi and Jawas in marathi language. If yes then it can be consumed in powered chutiny form. Roast flex seeds , roast few red chilles, add salt, and few pods of garlic and powder it , it can be used as side dish .

  8. Dear Sanjana,

    I soaked flax seeds in water and after an hour the water has turned sticky. What is the reason? How to use soaked seeds? Please let me know

  9. How many tsp of flax seeds powder with how much milk and how many tsp of flax seeds powder with how much yoghurt..
    And daily how and when when to consume.. Because I have store bought powder…I want to use this in my diet..
    Please mention clearly..

  10. can we take flax seed power by mixing it with our routine tea …not herbal or green tea

  11. Dear Aditya, you can use it flaxseed powder at night either in milk or buttermilk. It can help in weight loss as it is rich in fiber and if added to foods will help you eat less food.

  12. Hi, please let me know how much of flax seeds may I take as a daily dosage as I have got fibroadenoma in my left breast & I have come to know that flax seeds help to get complete rid of it.. kindly let me know.. thank you in advance..

  13. I have started taking Flex seed powder 1 teaspoon in water for last 2 days to help my delayed bowel emptying in the morning. I have felt that it does not dissolve properly hence a bit of difficulty. My point is how to make sure that it gets fully dissolved quickly. Can it be done when used with hot water?

  14. I have started taking Flex seed powder 1 teaspoon in water for last 2 days to help my delayed bowel emptying in the morning. I have felt that it does not dissolve properly hence a bit of difficulty. My point is how to make sure that it gets fully dissolved quickly. Can it be done when used with hot water?

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