Flaxseed: a potential source of food, feed and fiber.

  title={Flaxseed: a potential source of food, feed and fiber.},
  author={Krishna K. Singh and Dr. Mridula and Jagbir Rehal and Pawan Kumar Barnwal},
  journal={Critical reviews in food science and nutrition},
  volume={51 3},
Flaxseed is one of the most important oilseed crops for industrial as well as food, feed, and fiber purposes. Almost every part of the flaxseed plant is utilized commercially, either directly or after processing. The stem yields good quality fiber having high strength and durability. The seed provides oil rich in omega-3, digestible proteins, and lignans. In addition to being one of the richest sources of α-linolenic acid oil and lignans, flaxseed is an essential source of high quality protein… CONTINUE READING
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