What is Flaxseed Powder?
Renowned for its health-promoting properties, and used in herbal medicines dating back thousands of years, the mighty Flaxseed Powder is one of the most widely used health supplements in modern times. Boasting an unrivalled micronutrient profile along with high concentrations of Omega 3 fatty acids, this little nutritional crusader covers the full nutritional spectrum.
The seeds are turned into a fine powder, making your life easier when adding it to supercharge your protein shakes and bakes. Containing a respectable nutritional profile of 2g of fat and 94 calories per 5g serving means when adding them to your favourite TPW™ Shakes won't harm your macros, but will only provide your body with such nutrients and minerals as Magnesium and Vitamin B6.
The Flaxseed itself actually originates from Asia and had been used in traditional cooking and remedies for years. Now the nutritional wizards of THE PROTEIN WORKS™ have got their hands on it, it's time to turn this into the ultimate omega 3 fatty acid powder.
Flaxseed Powder Powder Benefits?
The flax seed is often overlooked due to the vast amount of seeds on offer in the sports nutrition world, but don't worry that just means there’s more for you! We advise you stock up though, its fastly becoming a favourite here at TPW™ towers! Packed with omega 3 fatty acids it's important not to underestimate these bad boys, as they provide some incredible nutritional health benefits. Especially for those that take part in physical activity on a regular basis. Take a look below at what Flaxseed powder could do for you.
- Protein - Contributes to a growth in muscle mass and maintenance of normal bones.
- Monounsaturated and Polyunsaturated Fat - Replacing saturated fats with unsaturated fats in the diet has been shown to lower blood cholesterol.
- Fibre - Contributes to the normal function of our bowels.
- Alpha-linolenic Acid - Contributes to the maintenance of normal blood cholesterol levels.
- Magnesium - Contributes to the reduction of tiredness and fatigue, normal protein synthesis and normal muscle function.
- Vitamin B6 - Contributes to the regulation of hormonal activity, reduction of tiredness and fatigue and the functioning of the nervous system.
What is in Flaxseed Powder?
As with all our products here at THE PROTEIN WORKS™ we take pride in using only the finest grade of ingredients. We have exceptionally high standards right from the source all the way to the final product so that we have confidence that what we provide you is as good as it gets! After all, you are what you eat! You won't become a Flaxseed, (although you would be incredibly nutritious) but if you want to be quality you need to eat quality ingredients, it's simple science! Flaxseed Powder is no exception, and we use 100% Flaxseed Powder, nothing added, nor nothing is taken away! Pure mother nature at her very best!
Who is Flaxseed Powder for?
Flaxseed Powder is for individuals that look after their body. Not just on the outside but the inside too. It's crucial to make sure that you maintain good health beyond your biceps and booties! Whether you have a fitness goal of building lean muscle mass or fat loss, adding Flaxseed powder into your diet is a breeze, and can easily become a companion to your favourite TPW™ shakes. Adding this into your supplement mix could be the fine line between achieving gold or silver, but with our help, we are sure you can reach the top.
Why buy Flaxseed Powder?
We’ve talked about how serious we take our products, and that every single gram of goodness that goes in, is monitored from start until finish. If you are to buy Flaxseed powder, and why wouldn't you, but you know with every mouthful you getting only the very best vitamins and minerals, as well as that all important kick of omega 3 fatty acids. As well as being the highest quality Flaxseed powder on the market today, this powerful pouch can help with reducing fatigue and tiredness and maintaining normal blood cholesterol levels,not bad for a seed that is often overlooked. You can see why it’s making it way up the sports nutrition ladder!.
How do I use Flaxseed Powder?
Flaxseed Powder can be used in so many different variations, and really lets you become as creative as you want. We personally recommend adding it to your current protein shake for added oomph but you can also consume it straight if you choose too.
We’ve been known to use actual Flaxseeds in recipes by sprinkling them over protein granola or adding them to frozen yoghurt, but did you know that Flaxseed powder can also be used in cooking too? Surprisingly milled Flaxseed, or Flaxseed powder can be used as an alternative to eggs in baking, making it the perfect vegan egg substitute. It's time you start whisking up some delights! Feel free to share them with our social media team, they love seeing what you guys can do with our products!
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Great in shakes
Great way of bumping calories up
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For Unflavoured variant
Serving Size: 5g
We recommend consuming 5g, 2-3 times daily, spread evenly throughout the day.
Add two medium BLACK scoops (5g) to your desired amount of water or juice and shake well in your TPW™ Master Blender.
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Q. What is flax seed powder?
A. Flax seed powder comes from the seeds of the flax or linseed.
Q. When should I use flax seed powder?
A. It depends on your lifestyle and goals, we recommend the following optimal serving times. Consume 5g 2-3 times daily, spread evenly throughout the day.
Q. What are the main reasons for using flax seed powder?
A. To add a quality source of fibre and increase your calorie intake through essential fatty acids ( EFAs)
Q. What does flax seed taste like?
A. It has a light nutty taste.
Q. Are there any specific health benefits associated with flax seed powder?
A. It can help to lower LDL "bad " cholesterol and increase HDL or " good cholesterol "
Q. Is all flax seed powder the same no matter what brand you use?
A. As with so many things in life, if you don't ask the right questions, you won't get the right answers! The quality of ingredient can vary significantly and therefore the potency will do too. In addition, just because a product may be called pure it doesn't mean that it necessarily is. We recommend you read the ingredients and nutritionals on the label to better understand exactly what you are buying. We can assure you that our products are 100% pure. At TPW™, we are committed to transparency and openness in all our products and that is why we provide a 'Product Profile' for flax seed which gives a complete overview of the product's background including our approval, location of manufacture and money back guarantee applicability.
Q. How can I tell if the flax seed powder I buy is good quality?
A. Look for the Certificate of Analysis which will give you the assurance that what you are buying is what it says it is.
Q. Is flax seed powder suitable for vegans and vegetarians?
A. Yes, it is suitable for both vegans and vegetarians.
Q. Can I use flax seed powder with other supplements?
A. The simple answer is yes. We recommend you always check serving instructions on each product if you plan on taking a combination of supplements. Flax seed contains a rich source of Omega 3 essential fatty acids, so is an excellent source for anyone looking to add calories to their diet.
Q. What if any side effects will I get from taking flax seed powder?
A. We haven't heard of any nasty side effects from taking TPW™ flax seed powder.
Q. Who should take / benefit from using flax seed powder?
A. Bodybuilders and strength athletes. Those new to weight training who are looking to add quality calories to their diet.