HEALTH BENEFITS OF FLAX SEEDS
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.
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.
Flax seeds are rich in fats and are considered one of the best plant-based sources of heart-healthy omega 3 fatty acids.
Flax seeds are a good source of vitamins and minerals that are needed for optimal health, including theamine (B1), copper, molybdenum, magnesium and phosphorous.
Flax seeds contains soluble fibers, which may promote weight loss by reducing hunger and decreasing cravings.
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.