Flax seed is one of the most powerful plant food. Adding this super food to your diet can improve your digestion, helps to get clear skin, lower bad cholesterol, balance hormones, fight cancer and also aids in weight loss. Flax seeds are small in size and brown in color, it contains a good amount of omega-3 fatty acids. Flax seeds contain alpha-linolenic acid (ALA). Flax seeds are the number one source of Lignans in the human diet. Flax seeds contain a good amount of antioxidants which is higher than those in fruits and vegetables. One ounce of this super food contains Omega-3 Fatty acid, fibre, protein, Vitamin B1, Manganese, Phosphorus, Selenium, Vitamin B6, Iron, Potassium, Copper, and Zinc.
High Fiber : Flax seeds contains both soluble and insoluble fiber, which helps in detoxification and fat loss.
Healthy skin, hair, and nails : ALA fats in flax seeds keeps the skin , hairs and nail healthy.
Cardiovascular Benefits: Eating flax seeds helps to reduce bad cholesterol and hence keep the heart healthy.
Antioxidants: Flax seeds contains a high amount of antioxidants which prevents the ageing of the skin.
Digestion: ALA in Flax seeds prevents the lining in the digestive track and maintains good digestive health.
Cancer: Many researches has shown that flax seeds help to fight various cancer such as ovarian, prostate and colon.
(1) How much Flax seeds one should eat?
Ans: It is suggested to eat 2 tablespoons of flax seeds per day.
(2)When is the best time to eat flax seeds?
Ans: It can be taken anytime with salads or the way you like to have it.
(3) How to get the maximum benefits of Flax seeds?
In order to get maximum benefits of Super food, it should be taken in powdered form. You can also eat the flax seeds in its original form also, but chew it properly.
Take a container add 100gm of flax seeds. Sprinkle a small amount of salted water on flax seeds in such a way that all flax seeds are wet. Take another container add little salt, turmeric, water and mix it properly. Take 100 gm of Sesame seeds and 100gm of fennel seeds in a different container and sprinkle the above mixture on both sesame and fennel seeds. After half hour roast flax seeds, sesame seeds and fennels seeds one after another and finally mix all the three seeds together. Finally, a healthy mouth freshener containing our super food is ready to eat. Store it in an airtight container.