Flax is a fiber and food crop that is grown in cooler regions. Flaxseed contains a high level of dietary fiber, lignans, and omega-3 fatty acids. Lignan, a major component in flax, is a group of chemical compounds found in plants that are a major class of phytoestrogens and act as antioxidants. Flaxseeds may help in the fight against cancer, stroke and heart disease.
Flaxella Flaxseed Café and Deli specialize in using flax in beverages and baked goods. The small shop, which is housed in a medical building, provides nutrition and tranquility. The flax mocha is a hot drink with flax, cocoa, coffee, and steamed milk. It has a thick and creamy consistency. The smell is pleasant and it is delicious. It is a fulfilling and indulging treat for morning and afternoon.
Flaxella Seed Cafe and Deli 8218 Wisconsin Avenue Bethesda, MD 20814 (301) 654-3529