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Fortified Natural Organic Flax Hulls
(with 3-day old broccoli sprouts)

contains high levels of natural botanical flax lignans and sulforaphane from broccoli sprouts

The flax hulls are certified organic by U.S.A. Organics (Cert. # US-ND-P0012) & Global Organic Alliance, Inc. (Cert. # 4276) both of USA
The flax hulls are certified Kosher and Pareve by VAAD HA'IR of WINNIPEG, Inc. of Canada

Fortified Flax Hulls as the name implies, is organic natural flax hulls fortified with 3-day old broccoli sprouts. Each jar contains 150 gm of concentrated natural flax hulls that are high in botanical lignans and 30 gm of 3-day old broccoli sprouts. The 3-day old broccoli sprouts have been specially selected and are known to contain the highest level of glucoraphanin which when chewed is converted into sulforaphane.
(Info on Broccoli sprouts)

The Fortified Flax Hulls:
  • contain botanical lignans which when converted to mammalian ligans are powerful free radical scavengers
  • provide nutritious fibre
  • provide the daily value of Vitamin B12 in the form of Cobalamin
Good bacteria such as LB17 live probiotic are essential to convert the botanical lignans known as secoisolariresinol dyglucoside (SDG) into mammalian lignans known as enterodiol (ED) and enterolactone (EL). It is really beneficial to use LB17 live probiotics together with the Fortified Flax Hulls. In addition to helping the body eliminate excessive free radical activity, LB17 live probiotic and Fortified Flax Hulls in combination works to boost the immune system of the body. They are a totally natural defense against colds, flus and a host of other health issues.

The 3-day old broccoli sprouts appear as yellowish specks in the fortified flax hulls, need to be chewed to release sulforaphane from glucoraphanin contained within the sprouts. Studies by Prof. Paul Talalay of Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD, USA) and others found that 3-day old broccoli sprouts contained the highest level of glucoraphanin. The broccoli sprouts used in the Fortified Flax are grown orgnaically from specially chosen seeds. They are harvested after sprouting for about 3 days.

The best way to use fortified flax hulls is to sprinkle over food and or salad so that it is chewed when eaten. One full scoop (scoop provided in jar) daily is sufficient.

Expectant mothers or women who are wanting to conceive are advised not to use fortified flax hulls since no studies have been done on the effects of SDG and Sulforaphane on the feotus.

Sulforaphane is effective in fighting Helicobacter pylori

See other studies on Sulforaphane

See below for a sample of the Fortified Flax Jar

Each jar contains 180gm of flax hulls with 3-day old broccoli sprouts

The above information is provided for general educational purposes only. It is not intended to replace competent health care advice received from a knowledgeable healthcare professional. You are urged to seek healthcare advice for the treatment of any illness or disease.
Health Canada and the FDA (USA) have not evaluated these statements. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

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