Login or Register

  Welcome: Guest


Home >> Article >> Lifestyle >> Health >> Post New Article Bookmark and Share

Health Benefits of Flaxseed

July 31, 2012  by: rekhas  Points: 12   Category: Health  Earning $0.40   Views: 486

Flaxseed is available in India and is called Linseed and Alsi. Flaxseed is a wholesome nutrition station. It is a powerhouse of goodness. Consume flax everyday to fight depression, stress, cardiac risks, diabetes and for a glowing skin. Below are some health benefits of flaxseed.

         

Flaxseed is a natural laxative and is therapeutic. It is also a good source of Omega-3. You can buy flaxseed at any grocery or wholesale store like Wal-Mart, Costco and so on. You can also buy flaxseed in India if you ask for it as linseed and Alsi. Flaxseed is good for your brain and body. You can add it in fruit smoothies, cereal and fruit juices. It is a natural product, which cures constipation and improves metabolism.

Flaxseed and Cholesterol

Like Avocado, Flaxseed also helps to control the bad cholesterol in your body. Regular consumption of flaxseed reduces the LDL and triglycerides in your blood. As a result, your body eliminates bad fat. You will surely get a leaner look when you combine flaxseed in your meal and exercise regularly.

Flaxseed and Diabetes

For diabetics in US and other countries, there are several meal options, fruits and medications. In US, there are several health clubs and gym in every street and locality. However, in India, there is little awareness about benefits of exercise. We also have fewer options for fruits and meals for diabetic people. In such cases, consuming flaxseed with every meal can be quite healthy. Flaxseed has health benefits for diabetics. It helps to maintain a stable and right blood sugar levels. You can add flaxseed when you bake bread or simply add a spoonful of ground flaxseed to the bread and butter.

Flaxseed for Antioxidants

Antioxidants are good for clear skin and prevent cancer. Antioxidants also relieve constipation and excess body fat. This is why people consume green tea and eat more leafy vegetables, fruits and salads. Flaxseed is also a rich source of antioxidants. It decreases inflammations, controls blood sugar and hypertension and gives you a clear skin. You can eat a tablespoon of flax for three or four times a day. Along with this, you can also apply some flaxseed and honey paste for a clear skin.

Flaxseed for Heart and Depression

Flaxseed reduces cholesterol and as a result, it keeps your heart healthy too. Omega-3 and ALA in flaxseed help to keep the heart healthy and prevent any cardiac risks. These days, even kids all prey to cardiovascular diseases. Flaxseed is safe for kids, adults and seniors. The whole family can have some flaxseed for each meal. This will keep the whole family fit and healthy.

Other than this, flaxseed also helps to get rid of depression and mood swings. Flaxseed contains essential fatty acids that regulate the function of neurons in your brain. Flaxseed has DHA. This is good for pregnant women and those suffering from depression. Daily consumption of flaxseed can help you get rid of depression within four to eight weeks. Studies show definite and positive results. Many people suffering from depression tried and benefitted from flaxseed.

There are different ways to include flaxseed in your daily meals. Add them in the dough to make bread, cake or cookies. You can also add flaxseed to your granola bars and cereal. Flaxseed blends well with fruit and vegetables smoothies. You can also add flaxseed to yogurt and honey, to churn up a light and healthy desert. You can also add flax to your salads.

Consult your doctor and ask whether you can also try this nutritious remedy. Of course, flaxseed is good for people of all ages but if you have any allergies or follow any medication, always consult your doctor before making any changes to your diet.




Comment(s)

No response found. Be the first to respond to this post

Post Comment

Please Log In  to post comment

Related Resources



Benefits of Health insurance.
health Insurance is most necessary things now days. Health Insurance is another service to get compensation of our medical expenditure.

Health Benefits of Sunlight.
This is my article on health benefits of sunlight. This article tells us about why sunlight is so essential for us.

Water and your health benefits
When it comes to having glowing spotless skin then water is our best friend. It not only makes our skin fresh and spotless but it also boosts up our energy level. Water and your health benefits

The Holy Basil(Tulsi)-Elixir of life: Health benefits of Basil/Tulsi
Tulsi or Basil plant is commonly seen in many households. The articles decribes some health benefits of the Tulsi or Basil plant.

Turmeric Health benefits
Turmeric is an essential and indispensable ingredient of every Indian home. Not only that, it also is an integral part of the Ayurvedic discipline, used since the ancient times. This article is an attempt to throw light on what makes it so special.

Latest Resources From The Same Category



Mouth Ulcer Disease
This article gives you some brief explanation about a disease called mouth ulcer.

Easy Availability of These Facilities, have Made People house of Disease
Earlier, it was concluded by medical scientists that people get health deterioration, out of lack of health facilities. Keeping that in mind, they were provided with health facilities. But, now such shocking medical statistics, come forward; from which, medical scientists comes on conclusion that some health facilities, instead of solving health problems; have created much worse, new health problems.

Avoid alcohol for a healthy life
Drinking alcohol is not good for our body. But the number of heavy drinkers are increasing day by day. This is an article which explains how intake of alcohol badly affect the people.

Hyponatremia: a serious sodium deficiency
Hyponatremia is a silent but a serious diseases that occurs because of sodium deficiency. Here I explain the reasons, symptoms and preventing methods of this disease. Three categories of this disease is also given here.

Top ten food for the health of women
Women are physically weak. They need healthy and nutrient food items in each stages of their life. This article explains about top ten healthy food items that are very necessary for women to live healthy.

 

Top Performers     Top Contributors     Share and Earn     Terms of Service    Privacy Policy     Contact Us