Today’s health tip: Nutritional Benefits of Flaxseeds

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Flax seeds are good sources of many nutrients. Their health benefits are mainly due to their content of omega-3 fats, lignans and fiber. Plant-based ALA fatty acids are proven to have heart health benefits and are linked to a lower risk of stroke.

which contains powerful antioxidant and estrogen properties. They can help in preventing breast and prostate cancer, as well as other types of cancer.

Contains high content of  fiber packed in each tiny seed. Having flax seeds to your diet promotes regular bowel movements and can improve your digestive health.

The high fiber content of flax seeds will help lower cholesterol and may play an important role in improving heart health.

Flax seeds had proven to lower blood pressure and are especially helpful for those with high blood pressure.

These are a good source of plant-based protein and can be an alternative protein source for people who do not eat meat.