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Lecithin Granules
Lecithin Granules

Lecithin is a fat like substance produced by the liver. Lecithin granules are made from soy beans and are a good source of polyunsaturated fats. Most people use it to promote a healthy cardio-vascular heart function, as it helps break down cholesterol. Add it to cereals and other foods as an additive.

Lentils
Lentils

This tiny lense shaped pulse has long been used as a meat substitute. They are high in soluble fibre, B vitamins and protein. There are 3 main varieties, brown, red and yellow. They do not require soaking before cooking. Lentils are used extensively in Indian cooking to make Red Lentil curry, Sambar and other dishes.

Lima Beans
Lima Beans

Lima Beans are a type of legume native to South America. Lima Beans are high in cholesterol lowering fibre and a good blood sugar regulator.

Linseed Meal/Linseed seeds
Linseed Meal/Linseed seeds

Linseeds are high in dietary plant lignans, (phytochemicals). Linseeds can be hard to chew and digest, so they are often ground into a meal. Use linseed meal as a sprinkle over muesli, or added to the mix when cooking muffins or banana bread.

Linseed seeds
Linseed seeds

Crunchy and delicious with a pleasant taste, flax seeds or linseed are packed full of nutrients, omega-3 fatty acids, antioxidants, minerals that are essential for optimum health. Off late, nutritional and health benefits of flax have widely drawn the attention of research scholars as well as health conscious individuals alike across the world.

LSA Mix - (Ground Linseed, Sunflower and Almond)
LSA Mix - (Ground Linseed, Sunflower and Almond)

A formulated seed-meal supplement often recommended by natural health practitioners. It's real power food—a great source of essential omega 3 oils, protein-building amino acids, minerals, vitamins, and fibre. You can sprinkle LSA over breakfast cereals, desserts, salads, or any dish to pump up the wholesomeness.