Flaxseeds, also known as "linseeds", are considered to be a super food as they have countless benefits for our health. They are a plant-based protein, gluten free as well as being a great source of the healthy fat ALA "alpha-linoleic acid" which is an Omega 3, important for lowering bad cholesterol "LDL" in our bodies.
Other benefits include: -Being rich in antioxidants.
-Great source of fiber, while being low in carbs.
-Has anti-inflammatory properties.
-Aids with muscle recovery, for athletes.
-Good for joint health.
-Aids with weight loss.
-Improves health of skin & hair.
-Decreases menopause symptoms, and other hormonal imbalances.
-Rich in various minerals, as: magnesium, manganese, iron, folate, potassium, and zinc.
To reap all these benefits it is best to consume it in its grounded form; it can be added to: oats, salads, smoothies & protein shakes, as well as baking ingredients for bread & muffins. *Nutrition facts for 2 tbsp (whole flaxseeds):
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