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Other Nutrients in Flax

Flaxseed is an outstanding source of many other essential nutrients, including: folate, vitamin B-6, pantothenic acid, magnesium, potassium, iron, thiamine, copper, zinc, calcium, and phosphorus. Flaxseed also appears to be an anti-inflammatory and may be effective to treat inflammatory diseases such as atherosclerosis. (Prasad, 2003)



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