Earthward Natural Foods has been an embodiment of healthy living in the Hillsborough County community since 1975. We offer a variety of groceries for many dietary needs. Organic produce, a quality selection of gluten-free food, raw milk, a vast selection of teas and an offering of bulk spices/herbs are examples of the plethora of products we carry.
Earthward Natural Foods is also a holistic health store carrying many vitamins, supplements, health and beauty products, cleansers and homeopathic medicines. We are a small grocery store with a conscience and an eye on supporting local companies.
There may be some products on our website that are not available in our store. We would be happy to special order it for you. To arrange a special order you can send us an email with the product you desire and the quantity you’d prefer.
|Fiber is critically important|
Fiber is critically important to keep the bowels moving and to help maintain healthy cholesterol levels. It seems that Flax has many benefits so it is a wonderful choice. Flax has the ability of disarming the negative effects of excess estrogen. It is also rich in lignin and essential fatty acids which sooth irritations and moisturizes the intestinal tract. The bulk provided helps give weight to stools so that colonic action is stimulated. Flax seeds also contain good levels of magnesium and vitamin E. Be sure that you grind your flaxseed just before using to prevent oxidation or rancidity. Refrigerate whole seeds as well as processed flaxseeds and oils for added benefit of stability. Go easy if you have not added flax to your diet previously, a little bit with plenty of water is a great way to start – or if you prefer just add some to your yogurt or your morning cereal. Flax goes well with berries mixed in a shake…be sure you chew the seeds completely before swallowing. ... more