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Flax! Fabulous Flax: Nature's Best Source of Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Lignan Fiber! (Health Learning Handbook) Paperback – January 1, 2003


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  • Series: Health Learning Handbook
  • Paperback: 56 pages
  • Publisher: Bl Pubns (January 1, 2003)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1890766240
  • ISBN-13: 978-1890766245
  • Product Dimensions: 5.2 x 8.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.4 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,497,643 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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About the Author

About the Author Beth M. Ley, Ph.D., has been a science writer specializing in health and nutrition since 1988 and has written many health- related books, including the best sellers, DHEA: Unlocking the Secrets to the Fountain of Youth and MSM: On Our Way Back to Health With Sulfur. She wrote her own undergraduate degree program and graduated in Scientific and Technical Writing from North Dakota State University in 1987 (combination of Zoology and Journalism). Beth has her masters (1998) and doctoral degrees (1999) in Nutrition from Clayton College of Nutrition.

Beth does nutrition and wellness counseling and speaks on nutrition, health and divine healing locally and nationwide.

She is a member of Resurrection Apostolic International Network (RAIN), Brooklyn Park, MN.


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Beth M. Ley (Knotts), Ph.D., nutritionist and author and publisher of over 40 books is owner of Natural Healthy Lifestyles, and is host of a Christian healthy cooking show "Recipes For Life with Dr. Beth."

Dr. Beth does weightloss, nutrition and wellness counseling on line or by phone. She speaks on nutrition, health and healing locally and nationwide. Dr. Beth's Weight Loss Solution Program is featured worldwide due to the incredible success rate of her patients.

Dr. Beth graduated in Scientific and Technical Writing (B.S.) from North Dakota State University in 1987 (combination of Zoology and Journalism) and has her Masters (1998) and Doctoral degrees (1999) in Nutrition from Clayton College.

Find out more at www.blpublications.com

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I bought this thin book after in many previous read books hawing been reminded that in connection to what we eat Flax is the best small part also to consume. And then on the first sides in this book to be reminded that many notes in the Bible are telling us about the Flax. And to learn that it already was cultivated in Babylon 6 - 7.000 years ago and there besides also used for linen. And back in school in Denmark I newer learned that at the time of Vikings, British and Danes was consuming much Flax, which I now know after having read this book.

In the book we get much explanation about the Fats, and how we in USA, and other industrial countries, instead of having the best balance on 2-3:1 between Omega-6 to Omega-3 is having it 20-30:1. And we learn that Flax seed contains the highest percentage of Omega-3 Fatty Acid of any commercial grown plant.

And on the whole side overview, side 12, which we can't get out on PC screen when being in Amazon, we concerning the balance between Omega-3 and Omega-6 among other are getting these notes:
SOURCES OF ESSENTIAL FATTY ACIDS

% of Fat Omega-3 Omega-6
Content % of Fat % of Fat
Seed Oils
Canola (rape) 30 7 30
Chia 30 30 40
Flax 35 58 14
Olive 20 0 60
Fish (fresh)
Mackerel 10 19-31 1.6-4
Tuna (Albacore) 6 25 0.8
Other
Eggs 23-26 0.2-0.8 11-16
Seaweed and algae 4-7 17 25

Were we see how the Flax most help to move the balance between Omega-3 and Omega-6 more over to the 2:1 instead of the bad 20-30:1 we are having by the industrial food. And in the book we are getting many recipes.
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