Question by  timmmy77 (11)

What are the benefits of adding flax seed to one's diet?


Answer by  snceflyf (448)

Studies ahve shown that flax seed can help fight constipation, cholesterol, some forms of cancer, diabetes, and heart disease. It is also known to help combat problems with depression because it has a mood enhancing ingridient known as docosahexaenoic acid. Another benefit of eating flax seed daily is that it boosts your immune system against bacterias and viruses.


Answer by  deerrun (117)

When flaxseed is added to the diet, it may help lower cholesterol, triglycerides, and blood pressure. It also provides fiber.


Answer by  antigone7 (11)

Flax seed contains Omega-3 oils which have been shown to contribute to nutrition. Omega- 3 oils help with joint and eye problems. They can help eliminate cramps in women.


Answer by  raine (5)

Flax seed is a tasty way to add fiber to your diet, two tablespoons contains fibre equal to a cup and a half of oatmeal. It is also an exccellent source of Omega-3 fatty acid.

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