FLAX SEEDS: Chef Petey Jimenez (right) sprinkles some of flax seeds on a salmon dish that he prepared while dietician Ximena Jimenez and Dr. Dean Heller observe in a 2008 photo. The chef is combining two heart healthy foods. Ground flax seeds are a plant-based source of Omega-3 fatty acids, rich in fiber. Helps reduce blood cholesterol. They reveal most of their healthful benefits when ground, however.
FLAX SEEDS: Chef Petey Jimenez (right) sprinkles some of flax seeds on a salmon dish that he prepared while dietician Ximena Jimenez and Dr. Dean Heller observe in a 2008 photo. The chef is combining two heart healthy foods. Ground flax seeds are a plant-based source of Omega-3 fatty acids, rich in fiber. Helps reduce blood cholesterol. They reveal most of their healthful benefits when ground, however. HECTOR GABINO EL NUEVO HERALD
FLAX SEEDS: Chef Petey Jimenez (right) sprinkles some of flax seeds on a salmon dish that he prepared while dietician Ximena Jimenez and Dr. Dean Heller observe in a 2008 photo. The chef is combining two heart healthy foods. Ground flax seeds are a plant-based source of Omega-3 fatty acids, rich in fiber. Helps reduce blood cholesterol. They reveal most of their healthful benefits when ground, however. HECTOR GABINO EL NUEVO HERALD

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