Traditionally, Flaxseeds is a rich source of Omega 3, Fiber, Vitamins B and C, Magnesium, Iron; offering many Health Benefits including,
1 . Flaxseeds are packed with fiber. Regular use helps facilitate bowel movement and cleanse the body of all undigested toxins
2 . Flaxseed also provides the body with Omega 3 essential Fatty Acids which reduce the bad fat in the bloodstream and prevent clogs in arteries and valves
3 . The omega 3 fatty acids also help treat skin diseases like acne, allergies and sun sensitivity. Flaxseeds acts as an excellent skin and hair supplement
4 . Flaxseed can help reduce blood sugar levels. It also helps maintain cholesterol levels, and the natural rhythm of the heart
5 . Flax seeds are rich in alpha-linolenic acid that protects the body against inflammation which is especially beneficial for patients suffering from arthritis, and joint pain
6 . Flaxseeds are the richest source of lignans. Lignans are known for their estrogen and anti-oxidant qualities, thereby regularizing hormonal imbalance in women
How to Use/Recipe:
When consumed whole, flaxseeds passes undigested through the body, without any of its nutrients being absorbed. To get the most out of flaxseeds you should grind them.
1 . You could have ½ teaspoon of flaxseed powder with water every morning
2 . Or else, mix 2-4 tablespoons with flour to make rotis to get your daily dose of omega 3 fatty acids
3 . Sprinkle a couple of teaspoons over your morning cereal, salads and desserts
So make this tiny seed a part of your daily health plan and reap its numerous benefits. Eat healthy to Stay healthy.