Flaxseed is an excellent source of vegetal Omega 3, dietary fiber and other nutrients. It has powerful health benefits, which are mainly due to its large content of dietary fiber, poly unsaturated fatty acids and phytochemicals (e.g. lignans). Flaxseed consists of 10 % dietary fiber, a third of which is soluble, and the rest is insoluble. Both are important in order to maintain a healthy digestive system and to stimulate bowel movements (important for people who suffer from constipation). Flaxseed lowers cholesterol levels, which benefits our cardiovascular system.
Flaxseed is very useful to help lose weight, because it eliminates toxins from the system, while counteracting constipation. It is very satiating, so it can avoid anxiety and desire to eat while dieting. Flaxseed stimulates our diuretic functions so it eliminates superfluous liquids and soothes inflammations. As part of a balanced diet, flaxseed contributes significantly to weight loss.
Flaxseed is rich in fat, protein and dietary fiber. Flaxseed contains an average of 41% fats, 20% protein, 28% total dietary fiber, 7.7% humidity, 3.4% ashes, a residue rich in minerals that remain after the burning of the specimen. When the content in oil increases, the protein content of the seeds decreases. .Flaxseeds contains 18% mono unsaturated fatty acids, 9% saturated acids, 72% poly unsaturated acids (of which 45 to 65 % are fatty acids, Omega-3 and 12 to 20 % are Omega-6).
Omega 3: Flaxseed is a rich source of Omega 3. A quarter cup of flaxseed equals 3.2 pounds of salmon; or 9.000 milligrams of Omega 3.
Lignans: Flaxseed is the richest source of lignans in nature; 800 times more than any other vegetable. 2-2.5 % lignans (fitoestrogens in the hulls of the seed)
Fiber: Contains more fiber than any other cereal. A quarter cup of flaxseed contains 10 grams of soluble and insoluble fiber, which makes it very beneficial to digestion. Fiber contained in seeds: hemicellulose, cellulose, and lignins.
For best results, use flaxseed every day. Flaxseed powder is the best solution because it preserves all the nutrients. The recommended daily intake is two tablespoons in the morning and two at night. Flaxseed powder can be mixed with fruit juice, soups, cereal or yoghurt. You can also sprinkle i ton pieces of fruit or salads. Please note the flaxseed should be stored in a cool place in order to preserve all its nutrients. Take 1 to 2 teaspoons of ground flaxseed mixed or shaken in a glass of water or any other liquid, preferably take 1 - 2 times per day.
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Flaxseed is not recommended in case of abdominal pain, obstruction or serious intestinal problems. In these cases, one should always consult a physician prior to taking the product.
Store in a dry and cool area, away from sources of heat.