FLAX INFOGRAPHIC – Top Health Benefits of Flaxseed, Nutritional Details, Interesting Facts and Flax Seed Recipes!

The Just Add Good Stuff INFOGRAPHIC SERIES introduces our Flax Infographic. We LOVE Flaxseed! We hope you like it!




Just Add Flax Seeds! Flax seeds are one of the most powerful plant foods in the world! Research has shown that a regular diet with flax seed can help reduce your risk of heart disease, cancer, stroke and even diabetes! Flax seeds also play an important role for the maintenance of cardiovascular health and normal development of the brain, eyes and nerves. Here is the Just Add Good Stuff Flax Infographic:


Just Add Good Stuff Flaxseed Infographic detailing the health benefits in a visual way


TOP 10 Health Benefits of Flax/Flaxseed as described in the Just Add Good Stuff Flax Seed Infographic:

  1. flax is extremely high in soluble & insoluble fibers
  2. maintains health of colon, digestive & gastrointestinal systems
  3. flaxseed has protective effect against breast, prostate & colon cancer
  4. rich in omega-3 fatty acids linked to good heart health
  5. flax seeds improve blood sugar levels and prevents/treats diabetes
  6. prevents inflammation caused by diseases & illnesses
  7. flax reduces hot flashes in menopausal women
  8. rich in anti-oxidants and detoxifies cells
  9. flax seed is rich in essential oils that aid in healthy hair, eyes and skin
  10. very rich in calcium and iron


Flax Nutrition Facts as described on our Flaxseed Infographic

  • Serving Size = 1 cup
  • Calories = 774
  • Calories from Fat = 550 g
  • Total Fat = 61.13 g
  • Cholesterol = 0 mg
  • Sodium = 44 mg
  • Potassium = 1179 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate = 41.88 g
  • Dietary Fiber = 39.6 g
  • Sugars = 2.25 g
  • Protein = 26.52 g
  • Vitamin A = 0% RDI
  • Vitamin C = 2% RDI
  • Calcium = 37% RDI
  • Iron = 46% RDI


Healthy Flax Seed Recipes on our Flaxseed Infographic

  1. Mixed Berry Flax Seed bread
  2. Flax Seed and Water egg substitute
  3. Almond Pulp Flaxseed crackers

* All of our recipes are gluten-free, dairy-free and vegan! Click here for more recipes!


Things You May Not Know About Flax as described on our Flax Infographic

  • Comes WHOLE or GROUND (also called milled or flax meal)
  • Flax Seed contains 75 to 800 times more lignans (cancer fighter) than other plant food in the world!
  • Buy either BROWN or GOLDEN flax seed (equivalent nutrition)
  • Always look for ORGANIC & LOCAL flax seeds
  • Flax Seed can be used as a SUBSTITUTE for eggs and fat in baking!
  • Keep GROUND seeds in freezer to prevent oxidation
  • Precaution: shouldn’t be consumed while pregant or breast feeding
  • Can be easily added into smoothies and juices
  • Suggested amount is 1 to 2 tablespoons of ground flaxseed a day


The Just Add Good Stuff Flax Seeds infographic (we also call it our flax infograph) talks about general facts and nutritional details. For more info about the health benefits and nutritional information, please contact us and we will find out more from licensed dieticians and medical science professionals. It is our goal to provide the best information possible and to help inspire you to become more healthy through diet, nutrition and fitness. The Flax Seeds infographic will be updated whenever necessary, as studies and clinical research provides us with more insight into the health benefits of Flax which would affect our Top 10 Flax health benefits. In addition, we constantly experiment with uses of flaxseed in various dishes, so our recipes will also reflect that. Lastly, if we find any more interesting facts and figures about flax in general, we will also update the ‘Did You Know?’ section of our Just Add Good Stuff Flax Infographic.

The information on this infographic is for informational purposes only.
It is not intended to nor should it be a substitute for advice, consultation or visits to your health care provider.
‘Nutrition Facts’ provided by FatSecret.com and verified by Just Add Good Stuff.