Health Benefits Of Flax Seeds


HEALTH BENEFITS OF FLAX SEEDS

Carbs & Fiber

Almost all (95%) of the carbs in flax seeds consist of fiber, both soluble and insoluble. Flax seeds are a natural laxative and promote regularity.

Protein

Flax seeds contains proteins and essential amino acids. They may also help prevent heart disease and support immune function. Their amino acid profile is comparable to soybeans.

Fat

Flax seeds are rich in fats and are considered one of the best plant-based sources of heart-healthy omega 3 fatty acids.

Vitamins & Minerals

Flax seeds are a good source of vitamins and minerals that are needed for optimal health, including theamine (B1), copper, molybdenum, magnesium and phosphorous.

Weight Loss

Flax seeds contains soluble fibers, which may promote weight loss by reducing hunger and decreasing cravings.

Heart Health

Flax seeds may help fight heart disease by lowering blood pressure, regulating blood cholesterol, and increasing the levels of heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids.