Fiber is its main component and, with it, all the benefits it brings to health. Eating flax seeds will help your body and especially your digestive system in a very positive way.
Flax seeds come from the plant Linum usitatissium L., a plant whose hollow stems can reach 80 centimeters and is native to the region of the Nile, Euphrates and Tigris although its cultivation has spread all over the world given its innumerable benefits.
Although in its origins and for a long time the flax plant was used in the textile sector, when its health benefits were discovered, its dominant use was changed, turning it into a superfood.
Their delivery of nutrients is far above other products that we consume on a regular basis and we consider also very beneficial.
What’s good about flax seeds?
Their main ingredient or component is high-quality protein besides a perfect balance with omega-3, omega-6 and omega-9 fatty acids.
Its soluble and insoluble fiber content is also something that makes flax seeds a masterly thing.
Their group B and E vitamins as well as minerals such as iron, potassium, magnesium and phosphorus … They are to be taken into account.
- It helps lose weight: Thanks to their high-fiber content, it helps regulate weight and is very good in thinning processes by eliminating fat and preventing its absorption in the intestine.
- Accompanied by water, it swells in the stomach and intestine, which helps to have a feeling of greater satiety and prevents us from eating excessively.
- It is very good as a colon cleanser
- It relieves the symptoms of menopause.
- It reduces cholesterol (it contains about 20 adjuvants in cholesterol regulation).
- It improves intestinal transit and helps to solve constipation.
- It prevents skin problems, helps to solve them and prevents hair loss.
- It is a powerful natural anti-inflammatory.
- It has a very powerful anti-carcinogenic function.
- It helps to prevent and regulate diabetes.
How to take the flax seeds?
Add a spoonful of flax seeds, in your shakes or with your cereal in the morning.
You can also sprinkle them on your avocado toast or on your salads.