Flaxseed / Linseed
The warm, earthy and subtly nutty flavor of flaxseeds combined with an abundance of omega-3 fatty acids makes them an increasingly popular addition to the diets of many a health conscious consumer.
Flaxseeds are an excellent source of omega-3 essential fatty acids. They are a very good source of dietary fiber and manganese, folate and vitamin B6 as well as the minerals magnesium, phosphorus, and copper. In addition, flax seeds are concentrated in lignan phytonutrients.
Flax fights diabetes, constipation, inflammation, menopausal symptoms, heart diseases, boost the immune system, cancer, diabetes, lowers the cholesterol, controls high blood pressure, stroke, flax seed is very low in carbohydrates, making it ideal for people who limit their intake of starches and sugars, and their combinations of healthy fat and high fiber content make it a great food for weight loss and maintenance, promotes bone health, help relieve constipation, migraine headache.