Flax seeds otherwise known as the Linseeds. They are the oldest fiber crop been cultivated in the ancient Egypt,China. Micronutrients are present richly, Contains Vitamin B1, contains fatty acid like alpha-linolenic acid(ALA) or omega 3.
They good for dietary fiber.
Flaxseeds has got healthy fat. Its helps to lower the heart disease, cancer and also the risk of the diabetes.
Flax seeds protect against the breast cancer,prostate, and colon.
Its prevents the growth of Cancer cells as it contains the omega 3 fatty acids. Its also stops the further malignant cells, from clinging into other body cells.
Flax seeds helps to prevent from the lowering cholesterol if taken along with the diet.
Flax seeds improves in the Blood sugar also.
Flax seeds protect the skin tissues against the radiation.
There are two types of Flaxseeds. They are Golden Flaxseed and Brown Flaxseed. Both are similar in the Nutritional Profile, that also contains the same number of short-chain omega-3 fatty acids.
SIDE EFFECTS OF FLAX SEEDS:
Pregnant women should avoid the intake of Flax seeds as its has got the estrogen-like properties.
Side affects like stomach pains, Nausea, constipation, Diarrhea, Bloating occurs if its been consumed too much without the doctors advice.