Okay, I promise this might, might be one of the last times I use the phase 5.2 diet but this is where I discovered this product! Honest.
The diet focuses on two fast days that are essentially two days where you use only a quarter of your daily calorie intake, so you need something to help you with NUTRIENTS while your calories intake is down and this is an amazing supplement.
What has been really impressive in this small but mighty bag of seeds is the added health benefits long term, this for us has gone beyond using it on 'fast days' as the diet calls them, they have become a vital ingredients and they are very good for a number of dishes.
These are tiny, tiny, tiny black seeds almost like peppercorns.
The health benefits are great:
HIGH IN ANTI-OXIDENTS
LOWERS BLOOD PRESSURE
KEEPS YOUR GUT FREE OF BUGS
AIDS WEIGHT LOSS BECAUSE THEY ABSORB WATER
LOWERS THE RISK OF HEART DISEASE
LOWERS THE RISK OF TYPE 2 DIABETES
GREAT FOR BONE HEALTH
I take all the above with a pinch of salt but only a few, this product has greatly quenched that desire to snack in between meals and leaves me feeling fuller for longer.
You can add these to:
AND LOTS MORE...
This is hardly noticeable in taste and when you apply it to your meals you'd hardly notice it but long term we're sticking with this great super food.
Prices vary and they are more widely available now.. We purchased ours from OCADO for £4.99 but 500g.
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