Is it good to have flaxseed everyday?

What is flax seed ?

Flaxseed comes from the flax plant (Linum usitatissimum) which flax seed belongs to the family Linaceae. It has been grown and used for thousands of years. It originates from Europe, South America, Asia and the United states. 

Flaxseeds are an excellent source of omega-3 essential fatty acids and  alpha-linolenic acid (ALA. They are a very good source of dietary fiber, vitamin B1 and copper. They are also a good source of the minerals magnesium, phosphorus and selenium.

Most plant foods contain at least small amounts of phytonutrients called lignans. Lignans are unique fiber-related polyphenols that provide us with antioxidant benefits, fiber-like benefits, and also act as phytoestrogens.

Flax seeds have anticancer agents, antioxidants and anti inflammation. It may also decrease the risk of heart attacks and strokes by preventing the formation of dangerous blood clots within arteries.

Flaxseed oil is used for women’s breast tenderness, premenstrual syndrome and helps control menopausal symptoms.It also recommended to treat skin conditions, inflammation, and arthritis.

Flax seeds can make cereals, snacks, and dressings.It help to delay gastric emptying and can improve intestinal absorption of nutrients. Flaxseed oil, derived from the seeds, is used in the production of paints, printing inks, linoleum, varnish, and oilcloth.

The fiber in seed flax stems is used to make fine paper and as tow or padding in upholstered furniture. Cigarette paper is a major flax paper product.

Health benefits of flaxseed

1. Healthy digestion

2. Weight loss

3. Anti-aging

4. Great source of fiber

5. Boost immune systems

6. Fights cancer

7. Healthy hair

8. Good for skin

9. Reduces high cholesterol

10. Helps regulate blood sugar

11. Reduce menopausal symptoms

12. Aids diabetes treatment

HOMEMADE FLAXSEED OIL RECIPES

Flax seed oil helps your skin smooth and clear skin.This oil is made natural beauty and effective for your skin.

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