Flax Seed Powder from The Protein Works™ is a high quality fatty acid. Flax Seed is also known as linseed and is grown for its oil, seeds and fibre. The seeds are packed with a range of nutrients such as Omega 3 fatty acids, vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. Flax Seed must be ground in order to release its benefits. Here at TPW™ we insist on only using the finest grade cold-milled sources to ensure the full integrity of the product is maintained. The fat from Flax Seed is mostly Omega 3 which can help in reducing cholesterol levels.
Flax Seed contains lignans, a class of phytoestogens which are considered to have antioxidant properties. Flax Seed is also an excellent source of vitamin E and contain a rich source of minerals like zinc, magnesium, calcium and iron.
It is widely used by strength athletes and those wanting to increase muscle mass as it is a great source of healthy fats and is highly calorific. It is therefore the ideal bulking agent to add to any protein shake.
Here at TPW™, you can have supreme confidence in the product quality and supply source. Each ingredient supplier must pass rigorous audits and checks before being given the TPW™ quality seal of approval. Traceability, quality, and consistency are the three things we demand on every single ingredient. This is our philosophy that flows through every product we manufacture and sets us apart in the world of sports nutrition today. Click on the Product Profile to see full product information for your absolute peace of mind.
Please note that this product is produced in-house at our very own production facility. It is supplied in a re-sealable foil pouch to ensure freshness and a scoop is included free of charge in every product.
|Values based on:||5g per serving|
For Unflavoured variant
Serving Size: 5g
We recommend consuming 5g, 2-3 times daily, spread evenly throughout the day.
Add two medium BLACK scoops (5g) to your desired amount of water or juice and shake well in your TPW™ Master Blender.
IMPORTANT: Before use, please check the included scoop is BLACK. If not, please contact us on 0845-4672411.>
Q. What is flax seed powder?
A. Flax seed powder comes from the seeds of the flax or linseed.
Q. When should I use flax seed powder?
A. It depends on your lifestyle and goals, we recommend the following optimal serving times. Consume 5g 2-3 times daily, spread evenly throughout the day.
Q. What are the main reasons for using flax seed powder?
A. To add a quality source of fibre and increase your calorie intake through essential fatty acids ( EFAs)
Q. What does flax seed taste like?
A. It has a light nutty taste.
Q. Are there any specific health benefits associated with flax seed powder?
A. It can help to lower LDL "bad " cholesterol and increase HDL or " good cholesterol "
Q. Is all flax seed powder the same no matter what brand you use?
A. As with so many things in life, if you don't ask the right questions, you won't get the right answers! The quality of ingredient can vary significantly and therefore the potency will do too. In addition, just because a product may be called pure it doesn't mean that it necessarily is. We recommend you read the ingredients and nutritionals on the label to better understand exactly what you are buying. We can assure you that our products are 100% pure. At TPW™, we are committed to transparency and openness in all our products and that is why we provide a 'Product Profile' for flax seed which gives a complete overview of the product's background including our approval, location of manufacture and money back guarantee applicability.
Q. How can I tell if the flax seed powder I buy is good quality?
A. Look for the Certificate of Analysis which will give you the assurance that what you are buying is what it says it is.
Q. Is flax seed powder suitable for vegans and vegetarians?
A. Yes, it is suitable for both vegans and vegetarians.
Q. Can I use flax seed powder with other supplements?
A. The simple answer is yes. We recommend you always check serving instructions on each product if you plan on taking a combination of supplements. Flax seed contains a rich source of Omega 3 essential fatty acids, so is an excellent source for anyone looking to add calories to their diet.
Q. What if any side effects will I get from taking flax seed powder?
A. We haven't heard of any nasty side effects from taking TPW™ flax seed powder.
Q. Who should take / benefit from using flax seed powder?
A. Bodybuilders and strength athletes. Those new to weight training who are looking to add quality calories to their diet.