New Zealand Flaxseeds

Flaxseed Fibre is a fine-milled flaxseed meal that is produced from the milling of flaxseed flake, the product that remains after the extraction of oil from whole flaxseeds. Flaxseed Fibre has many health benefits as it is rich in alpha-linolenic acid (ALA), omega-3, and lignans, which have powerful antioxidant properties. Flaxseed Fibre also provides a source of high-quality dietary fibre, which supports digestive health and regularity.

Health Claims: There are no permitted health claims for Flaxseed Fibre in New Zealand. Please refer to the published international research below for information on Flaxseed Fibre's benefits and effectiveness.

Natural Sources: Flax (Linum usitassimum) also known as common flax or linseed is a flowering plant in the family Linaceae. The Latin name means “very useful”.

Formulated with integrity

The ingredients chosen for use in Pro You products are backed by the latest scientific research, or steeped in traditional use. We believe that the best health choice is an informed one, so for your reading, we’ve collated a selection of the most relevant unaffiliated studies that support the selections made by our lead scientist and naturopath when formulating our products

Published Research

This research is for informational use only. The results reported may not occur in all individuals. This information should not be read to recommend or endorse any specific products.

Parikh M, Maddaford TG, Austria JA, Aliani M, Netticadan T, Pierce GN. Dietary Flaxseed as a Strategy for Improving Human Health. Nutrients. 2019 May 25;11(5):1171. doi: 10.3390/nu11051171. PMID: 31130604; PMCID: PMC6567199.

Surampudi P, Enkhmaa B, Anuurad E, Berglund L. Lipid Lowering with Soluble Dietary Fiber. Curr Atheroscler Rep. 2016 Dec;18(12):75. doi: 10.1007/s11883-016-0624-z. PMID: 27807734.

Parikh M, Netticadan T, Pierce GN. Flaxseed: its bioactive components and their cardiovascular benefits. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2018 Feb 1;314(2):H146-H159. doi: 10.1152/ajpheart.00400.2017. Epub 2017 Nov 3. PMID: 29101172.

Further Reading

Flaxseed (Linseed) fibre – nutritional and culinary uses – a review

Laurence Eyres FNZIFST, Mike Eyres BV&O

August 18, 2015

Top 10 Health Benefits of Flax Seeds

Written by Verena Tan, RD, PhD

April 26, 2017

Flax Seeds 101: Nutrition Facts and Health Benefits

Written by Adda Bjarnadottir, MS, RDN (Ice)

March 28, 2019

10 Health Benefits of Flaxseed, According to a Nutritionist

By Cynthia Sass, MPH, RD

October 22, 2019