Zoey’s All Natural | Flax Seeds
Flax seeds weren’t always known as a superfood that it is known as today. In earlier days, Flax seeds were used in the textile industry. The plants were woven into linen and it’s fibers are two to three times as strong as cotton.
Today, they are known as an excellent source of healthy omega-3 fatty acids and fiber.
Flax Seeds: Health Benefits
Helps in digestion
Thanks to its high-fiber content, Flax seed can help with digestive issues like constipation.
Helps in lowering cholesterol levels
Flax seed has been known to reduce levels of low-density lipoprotein (LDL) or ‘bad’ cholesterol.
Manage some cancers
Flax seed has possible anticancer compounds called lignans, which are polyphenols that may help manage certain types of cancer, including breast cancer.
This is due to the fiber present in flax seed. Which helps you feel full.
Improving insulin sensitivity
The inability to effectively use the hormone insulin to transport glucose to the cells is known as Insulin resistance and is an hallmark