What if there was a nutrient-packed super food which costs pennies a day that greatly reduce the risks of death by heart disease, cancer and many other life threatening conditions? Would you take it?
The good news is there is! Welcome to the amazing, nutritional/medicinal potential of flax seeds
Flax seeds have been consumed for at least 6000 years, making them one of the first cultivated super foods. It is one of the richest source of ALA omega 3 fatty acids and also seven times the amount of lignans than sesame seeds. Both of these benefit the body by improving digestion(high fiber), skin and cardiovascular health, cholesterol and hormone balance and fighting cancer. Just a tablespoon of ground flax per day is all you need to reap the wonderful benefits. Some ways to consume flax is sprinkling a couple of tablespoons on morning oatmeal and fruit, add some to your whole grain baking and even use a flax "egg" as a egg replacement in your Vegan Lentil Loaf,
Here's a great article from "Worlds Healthiest Foods: Health Benefits
Have a great week.