Post by Ismail AbdulAzeez on Sept 27, 2019 15:07:13 GMT 1
Flax seeds should be top of the list of the world’s most powerful medicinal foods, for its many medicinal and healing properties against dozens of life-threatening health conditions.
The good news is that flaxseed is cheap to buy, yet, it is a nutrient-packed super-food yet, which can greatly reduce the risk of death. Flax seeds are said to be the richest source of plant-based omega 3 fatty acids. It contains lots of healthy properties and that's all thanks to the omega 3 fatty acids, lignans and fiber content. Recent studies claim that it can possibly fight heart disease, diabetes, and breast cancer.
Flax (Linum usitatissimum), also known as linseed, is a member of the genus Linum in the family Linaceae. It is a food and fiber crop cultivated in cooler regions of the world. The oil is known as linseed oil .
Textiles are also made from flax. These textiles are known in the Western countries as linen and are traditionally used for bed sheets, underclothes, and table linen.
Check out some top flax seed benefits.
Recent studies have suggested that Flax seeds can actually help fight against breast cancer, prostate cancer, and colon cancer. It contains lignans which may provide a sort of resistance against cancers invading the body system.
Flax seeds are also effective in preventing hardening of the arteries due to its omega 3 fatty acids and amino acids. It can also be effective in treating cases of irregular heartbeat and heart failure.
Improves skin and hair health
The ALA fats contained in flax seeds benefits the skin and hair by nourishing it with vitamins and essential fats. It hydrates the hair and hair when you use its oil and equally effective in improving symptoms of acne, eczema and other skin issues.
The fiber found in flax seeds is used as food for friendly bacteria in the colon and can help cleanse waste from the body system. Flax seed oil mixed with carrot juice can also help relieve constipation.
How Flax seeds should be eaten
Most nutrition experts recommend ground over whole flaxseed because the ground form is easier to digest. Whole flaxseed may pass through your intestine undigested, which means you won't get all the benefits.
Quantity of Flaxseed to be taken
Generally, a tablespoon or two of meal a day is a good dose for ensuring you are getting a physiologically significant amount. The same goes for the oil.
Bodies are different, so go with your intuition if you are just experimenting. If you are sick, consult your health practitioner or dietary coach to obtain specific recommendations. And also listen to your body.