BIO-FLAX is a premium cold-milled flaxseed without preservatives or additives, BIO-FLAX is Canada's #1 "Select" flaxseed. Providing a rich plant source of Omega 3 essential fatty acids, lignans, and other essential nutrients.
RECOMMENDED DIRECTIONS FOR USE:
Overweight ¼ cup to ½ cup a day
Healthy weight ½ cup to 1 cup a day
Underweight 1 to 1 ½ cups a day
Performance 1 ½ to 2 cups a day
Foals ¼ cup a day
Yearling or growing ½ cup a day
Adjust as needed
Bio-Flax is a terrific way to add protein, thereby boosting the diet's overall protein quality. When you offer a variety of protein sources, your horse's body has a large, varied, amino acid pool from which to choose for building and repairing tissues.
Bio-Flax provides a natural source of adding fat to a horse's diet without adding high starch and sugar concentrates.
Flaxseeds are low in sugar and starch (2.6%), making them safe for horses with insulin resistance, PPID (Cushing's), and PSSM. They are high in fiber (27%) with a large amount of pectin and mucilage. These water-soluble fibers create a soothing gel inside the digestive tract.
Flaxseeds are low in potassium, making them appropriate to feed to horses with HYPP.
There are several benefits associated with Omega 3 fatty acids:
Immune function - Joint and Ligament integrity - Allergies to seasonal pollens and sweet itch - Respiratory and gastrointestinal health - Hair and hoof strength - Energy needs for athleticism - Tying up prevention - Insulin resistance reduction - Protein boost to repair tissue