What is LSA?
The benefits of LSA
There is quite a high
number of people asking "What is LSA?". So without further ado here are the three main answers to the question -
What is LSA, How to make LSA and How to use LSA. Let's add two more questions - What is the benefit of LSA and How
to store LSA.
What is LSA?
L stands for Linseed
S stands for Sunflower
A stands for
How to make LSA?
Easy, peasy to make - just throw (come on
now, not literally!)
into the blender/food processor, hit the on
button and chop it up to resemble fine breadcrumbs.
Of course, if you're a bit lazy then you can
buy already ground LSA in most supermarkets or health food stores.
How to use LSA?
Have some each day - sprinkle over your cereal, muesli, or
porridge, or combine with smoothies, desserts, or yoghurt.
You can also put it into homemade bread even cakes and
You need 1 - 2 tablespoon daily to get the
The benefits of
Helps with gastrointestinal problems, diarrhea and if you suffer from low
energy and don't have a good appetite.
Helps those who suffer with high cholesterol.
An obvious source of fibre and protein - great if you're on a wheat and
gluten free diet.
It improves protein and has omega 3 essential oil as well as vitamin
As a bonus it's great for boosting dry skin and hair.
Here's what's in
- omega-3 fats
- vitamins E, D, B1 (thiamin)
B5 (pantothenic acid)
How to store
It's best to store in an airtight container in your fridge
this prevents nutrient loss.
That completes the lesson for today on What is LSA, you are now suitably informed so off you go
to either make it yourself or get some ready made.