Flax seed is natural rich source of Essential fatty acid, Dietary fiber, Protein, Vitamin B1, Manganese and Antioxidants. The seeds come from flax, one of the oldest fiber crops in the world known to have been cultivated in ancient Egypt and China. Flaxseed is one of the richest sources of Omega-3-fatty acid on this planet. Omega-3-fatty acid is not manufactured in our body hence it should come from diet. Its deficiency may cause dry skin, rough hair, hair fall, brittle nails and poor memory. Eating flax seed daily helps in providing this essential fatty acid.
Health benefits of flaxseed:
- Relieves Constipation - Flax seeds contain 27 % fiber which helps in proper digestion. Fiber acts as natural laxative hence relieves constipation naturally. It is helpful in conditions like constipation, colon damage due to overuse of laxatives, diarrhea etc. Fibers are also known for its cholesterol lowering effects.
- Helps in Weight Loss- Flaxseed is rich source of fat, protein and fiber. Hence becomes ideal choice for snacks. Taking flax seed daily controls hunger, balances blood sugar and helps in weight loss.
- Anticancer- Flaxseed contains Lignans which helps in protecting against breast and prostate cancer.
- Protection against Diabetes - Flax Seeds are known to decrease Insulin resistance and helps in regulating blood sugar level. The lignans in Flax Seeds may actually help prevent diabetes. Flax Seed is ideal snacks for Diabetic patients. It can be taken with green, normal or black tea without sugar.
- Beneficial for women?s health - Research shows that flaxseed is especially beneficial for women. Flaxseed is known to restore normal hormonal balance and promotes normal ovulation which helps in conceiving a baby. It has also been known to protect post-menopausal women from cardiovascular disease.
- Protection against dry eyes - The Omega-3 fatty acids in flax seed helps to fend off dry eyes.
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