Flax Seeds (Linseed): (Aether Bios Clinic) Bridgeford’s Best Bites: Nutrition Tips

Flax seeds come in brown and yellow or golden health food varieties. It is a functional food that is low in carbohydrates, high in fibre and rich in omega 3 fatty acids, alpha-linolenic acid, antioxidants, micronutrients and lignans, which are a major class of phytoestrogens, which are estrogen-like chemicals . The mucilage, or slime, in … Continue reading Flax Seeds (Linseed): (Aether Bios Clinic) Bridgeford’s Best Bites: Nutrition Tips

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FOLIC ACID a water-soluble B vitamin: (Aether Bios Clinic) Bridgeford’s Best Bites: Nutrition Tips

Most of us have probably heard of folic acid as being recommended during pregnancy to prevent Neural Tube Defects (NTDs) like spina bifida. It took over 20 years from initial studies in 1968 by Smithells, a British paediatrician until supplementation was recommended for pregnant women and nearly 40 years until the Food Standards Agency (FSA) … Continue reading FOLIC ACID a water-soluble B vitamin: (Aether Bios Clinic) Bridgeford’s Best Bites: Nutrition Tips