Benefits Of: Flaxseeds
Flaxseeds include lots of beneficial nutrients!
Ever heard of Omega-3 Fatty Acids? Well the body can’t make them itself so it’s important that we supply it through food! Omega 3 is shown to reduce inflammation, prevent your risk of multiple chronic diseases including heart diseases, cancer, and arthritis. They are also super important for cognitive memory and performance!
Fiber! Fiber! Fiber! Everybody knows that fiber is essential to keep your bathroom breaks regular, that’s inevitable! But it’s also shown to control blood sugar levels and lower cholesterol!
Lignans…what’s that? Well, Lignans are natural plant chemicals that act as plant hormones? They’ve been shown to insanely lower your risk of cancers, which is amazing because cancer is such a prominent problem in today’s society!
All of that in a little seed? Sounds pretty great…right? Well even better is the fact that you can throw them into anything! Add them to smoothies, sprinkle them over your oatmeal, anything! So get to it! :)
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