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flax

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  • n  fiber of the flax plant that is made into thread and woven into linen fabric
  • n  plant of the genus Linum that is cultivated for its seeds and for the fibers of its stem

  • I much prefer freshly ground flax seeds to flax oil.
  • Neighboring farmers were, in turn, skeptical, respectful, imitative; flax raising has been raised from an experiment to a county industry.
  • Vegetarian sources of omega-3 fatty acids, such as walnuts, flax and hemp, are good additions to the diet but not so reliable as fish.
News & Articles

  • Fort Collins Foxes providing a good landing spot
    Jarrod Flax remembers going to Fort Collins Foxes games when he was a kid, helping shag foul balls for the college-level summer baseball team.
    June 11, 2013 - The Fort Collins Coloradoan
  • Power seeds
    The seed scene is growing, and for good reason. Hemp, flax, chia, sunflower, and pumpkin — all different types of seeds that are now recommended as part of a healthy lifestyle.
    June 10, 2013 - Vail Daily
  • FLAX art & design Celebrates 75 Years of Supplying Creative People With Quality Art Materials
    FLAX art & design , family-owned and operated since 1938, celebrates 75 years as San Francisco's oldest locally-run supplier of quality materials for creative people. In 1938, Herman Flax opened Flax's ...
    June 7, 2013 - Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance
Quotes

  • Hilary Swank in San Francisco Chronicle
    Swank says, "This is my Aloe C, which I dissolve in water. Here's my flax. This one's for my immune system, and this one is my BrainWave -- it's great, like if I have a lot of lines to memorize. I just took my most important ones, which are my Oz...
  • Dennis Miller in New York Times
    I'm debating between spring wheat, durum wheat, canola, malting barley, confection sunflowers, oil sunflowers, soybeans, flax and corn,Mr. Miller said.
  • Gary Roberts in TSN.ca
    I'm working on him,says Roberts. "He came to my house last summer for a few days to train, and one night I made him this granola, flax-oil, yogurt snack before bed. The next morning, he looked like hell. He'd been in the bathroom all...

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