XanFlax


Replace Xanthan Gum, naturally, with this non-fermented thickening agent.

XanFlax is comprised of water soluble polysaccharides derived from flaxseed meal and is perfect for baking applications. Due to Prairie Tide’s proprietary manufacturing process XanFlax is the strongest and most consistent flaxseed thickener available.

  • Suitable replacement for xanthan gum, guar gum, Arabic gum, cornstarch, and flour.
  • Enhances texture and palatability of gluten-free food.
  • Can be used as an egg replacement.
  • Lowers cholesterol, blood triglycerides, and appetite.
  • Lowers fasting blood glucose levels and cholesterol in type 2 diabetics.
  • Gluten-free, Non-GMO, Clean Label.
  • For recipes, please check out our recipe section.

XanFlax Product Details:

XanFlax is comprised of water soluble polysaccharides derived from flaxseed meal. This soluble fibre possesses thickening properties that make it a suitable replacement for:

  • xanthan gum
  • guar gum
  • Arabic gum
  • cornstarch,
  • flour

XanFlax is a non-fermented thickening agent that can be used in gluten free products to consistently enhance gluten free food texture and palatability.  It can also be used as an egg replacement. 

Soluble fibre from flaxseed has been shown to lower cholesterol1, lower blood triglycerides and reduce appetite2, lower blood pressure in prediabetic patients3, and lower fasting blood glucose levels and cholesterol in type 2 diabetics (Thalur 2009).

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Nutritional Value of Flaxseed per 20g (2 tbsp), Whole Seed and Ground Seed

Whole Seed %DV Ground Seed %DV
Serving Size 20g 20g
Macronutrients %DV %DV
Calories 106.80 105.80
Fat 8.432g 13% 8.41g 13%
Saturated Fat 0.7326g 4% 0.732g 4%
Cholesterol 0mg 0% 0mg 0%
Carbs 5.78g 2% 5.72g 2%
Fiber 5.64g 22% 5.43g 22%
Net carbs 0.32g 0.286g
Sugar 0.32g 0.286g
Protein 3.66g 7% 3.71g 7%
Vitamins %DV %DV
Vitamin A 0µg 0% 0µg 0%
Retinol Equivalent 0µg 0% 0µg 0%
Retinol 0µg 0% 0µg 0%
Alpha-Carotene 0µg 0% 0µg 0%
Beta-Carotene 0% 0µg 0% 0µg
Beta-Cryptoxathin 0% 0µg 0% 0µg
Thiamin (Vit B1) 0.3288mg 22% 0.3289mg 22%
Riboflavin (Vit B2) 0.0322mg 2% 0.0315mg 2%
Niacin (Vit B3) 0.616mg 3% 0.617mg 3%
Pantothenic Acid 0.197mg 2% 0.197mg 2%
Vitamin B6 0.0946mg 5% 0.0944mg 5%
Folate (Vit B9) 17.4µg 4% 17.4µg 4%
Folic Acid 0µg 0% 0µg 0%
Food Folate 17.4µg 17.4µg
Dietary Folate Equivalents 17.4µg 17.4µg
Cobalamin (Vit B12) 0µg 0% 0µg 0%
Vitamin C 0.12mg 0% 0.11mg 0%
Vitamin D 0µg 0% 0µg 0%
Vitamin D2 ~ ~ ~ ~
Vitamin D3 ~ ~ ~ ~
Vitamin E 0.062mg 0.057mg

Nutritional Value of Flaxseed per 20g (2 tbsp), Whole Seed and Ground Seed

Whole Seed %DV Ground Seed %DV
Serving Size 20g 20g
Vitamins %DV %DV
Vitamin K 0.86µg 1% 0.86µg 1%
K1 Dihydrophylloquinone 0µg 0µg
K2 Menaquinone-4 ~ ~ ~ ~
Choline 15.74mg 3% 15.76mg 3%
Lycopene 0µg 0% 0µg 0%
Lutein & Zeaxanthin 130.2µg 130.3µg
Minerals %DV %DV
Calcium 51mg 5% 51mg 5%
Copper 0.244mg 12% 0.243mg 12%
Iron 1.146mg 6% 1.144mg 6%
Potassium 162.6mg 5% 162.8mg 5%
Phosphorus 128.4mg 13% 128.5mg 13%
Magnesium 78.4mg 20% 78.4mg 20%
Manganese 0.4964mg 25% 0.4976mg 25%
Sodium 6mg 0% 5.72mg 0%
Selenium 5.08µg 7% 5.08µg 7%
Zinc 0.868mg 6% 0.858mg 6%
Carbs and Sugars
Starch ~ ~ ~ ~
Sucrose 0.23g 0.23g
Glucose 0.089g 0.086g
Fructose 0g 0g
Lactose 0g 0g
Maltose 0g 0g
Galactose 0g 0g
Fatty Acids
Omega 3: Omega 6 3.9 3.86
Omega 6: Omega 3 0.3 0.26
Total Omega 3s 4562.6mg 4567mg
Linolenic Acid 4562.6mg 4567mg
Total Omega 6s 1182mg 1181mg

Source: USDA National Nutrient Database - Release 28

*Percent Daily Values are for adults or children aged 4 or older,
and are based on a 2000 calorie reference diet

Each "~" denotes a missing value