Clinical research has shown that we absorb far higher amounts of ALA and Omega-3 when seeds are milled. This is because milling makes these nutrients more bioavailable, put differently, easier for your body to absorb them.
Flaxseed is an incredible plant-based food. Flax seeds themselves are like little superfood powerhouses. Known for high Omega 3 (ALA or Alpha Lipoic Acid) content, flax is also an incredible source of fiber, protein and other antioxidants.