Flaxseed has been consumed as food for around 6000 years and may well have been the worlds first cultivated superfood!
Flax seed benefits could help you improve digestion, give you clear skin, lower cholesterol, reduce sugar cravings, balance hormones, fight cancer and promote weight loss… and that’s just the beginning!
Nutritional benefits of taking just 3 tbsp of flaxseeds:
- Fiber 8g
- Protein 6g
- Vitamin B1 31% RDA
- Manganese 35% RDA
- Magnesium 30% RDA
- Phosphorus 19% RDA
- Also, flaxseeds contain a good amount of vitamin B6, omega 3, Iron, potassium, copper and zinc.
- High in Fibre, low in carbs
- Healthy skin and hair
- Weight loss
- Lower cholesterol
- Gluten free
- High in antioxidants
Tips for including flaxseed in your diet include:
- Add 1-3 tablespoons of ground flaxseed to a smoothie
- Mix a tablespoon in with Greek yogurt and add berries
- Add 1 tbsp. to oats