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Flaxseeds are a nutritionally dense form of food, rich in fatty acids, magnesium, vitamin B1 (thiamine) and protein.

They are a great addition to smoothies or high GI foods like pasta because they slow down the release of starchy carbohydrates and stop sugar spikes.

Some studies have suggested that a daily dose of flaxseed may be beneficial for diabetics, alongside their usual medications.

This flaxseed and vanilla smoothie bowl takes less than 10 minutes to make for breakfast, helps you work towards your five a day - and is dairy-free.


1 frozen banana

1 pear

1 apple

2tbsp milled flaxseeds

1tsp vanilla paste

150ml almond milk Method:

Wash and (where necessary) peel the fruits.

Put all ingredients in your blender and blend until smooth.

Pour the smoothie into a bowl and decorate in any way you want. Recipe from

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Title Annotation:Features; Opinion Column
Publication:Sunday Mirror (London, England)
Date:Jan 28, 2018
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