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Flaxseed is one of the richest sources of plant-based omega-3 fatty acids. Flaxseed contains the right amount of fiber, protein, antioxidants, lignans, omega-3 fatty acids, and a number of vitamins and minerals, that offer excellent benefits to your health, skin, and hair. Nutrition Facts of Flaxseed The usual serving size of ground flaxseed is 2 tablespoons (tbsp). That serving includes: 80 calories 3 grams (g) protein (6 percent daily value, or DV) 4 g carbohydrate (1.33 percent DV) 6 g fat (9.23 percent DV). Flaxseed is one of the best sources of omega-3 fatty acid alpha-linolenic acid (ALA). 4 g fiber (16 percent DV) 100 milligram (mg) phosphorus (8 percent DV) 60 mg magnesium (14.28 percent DV) 120 mg potassium (2.55 percent DV) According to the USDA’s National Nutrient Database, two tablespoons of whole/unground flaxseed (considered about one serving) contains about: 110 calories 6 grams carbohydrates 4 grams of protein 8.5…