Benefits of Flax Seeds in a Diet

After becoming father , we as a family has started to look into diets more.Also because of work I have been forced to look after my health more seriously.

I have been chasing lot of things & I came across Flax Seeds.Flax seeds are having some important characteristics which makes it to be part of regular diet for us.

First of all what is Flaxseeds

Flaxseed or linseed (Linum usitatissimum L.) comes from the flax plant, an annual herb. The ancient Egyptians used flaxseed as both food and medicine. In the past, flaxseed was used mostly as a laxative.

Flaxseeds (also called linseeds) are a rich source of micronutrients, dietary fiber, manganese, vitamin B1, and the essential fatty acid alpha-linolenic acid, also known as ALA or omega-3. The seeds come from flax, one of the oldest fiber crops in the world – known to have been cultivated in ancient Egypt and China.

Flax Seeds For Cholesterol People

Flax Seeds are very good source of essential fatty acids.. And Flax Seeds has ability to lower cholesterol.

Other Benefits

  • Helpful in Lever
  • Skin Cancer
  • Hypertension & Depression