Flax seeds are a great source of fiber, lignans, protein, essential fatty acids, omega 3 & omega 6, vitamins, and minerals. Researchers also believe lignans to have antioxidant properties. Flax seed has up to 8 times more lignans than other vegetables and grains. 1-2 packets a day provide a good portion of omega-3s. Ground flax has a delicious nutty flavor. Sprinkle it over cereals, shakes, yogurt, salad, starches, fruits, vegetables, casseroles and baked goods. Use in cold recipes, or add to food after cooking. Do not heat maximum temperature is 120ºF/49ºC to retain EFA nutritional content.