The benefits of flax seed are many and one of the most important is it triggers better digestion. Better digestion promotes weight loss. Apart from this, it clears skin, lowers cholesterol, balances sugar, and fights against cancer.
Flax seed contains mucilage gum, which is water-soluble, and it is favorable for intestine. It increases the movements of foods and helps the stomach to be empty. Flax seed contains soluble and insoluble fiber, which is beneficial in fat loss.
A recent health journal asserts that it make feel satisfied or fuller long period. As I already mention that flax seed contains soluble fiber that prevents fat and cholesterol to be absorbed in the digestive system. Thus, it reduces the fat in the body. Flaxseeds also contain omega-3 fatty acids, though not all fat are harmful. Omega-3 fatty acid lower the frequency of hungry.
Calories burned by Flax seed
100 grams of flax seed contain 17.3 gramof fiber. It contains 1.1 gram, sodium 1mg, carbs 0.7, protein 0.5 gramand calcium 6.4 mg, potassium 20.3 mg.
- 2 tbsp flax seed
- 1 cup soya milk
- Lemon juice
- 1 cup chilled and chopped strawberries
- ½ cup chilled bananas
- 6 tbsp sugar
Mix soya milk, lemon juice, strawberries, bananas, flax seeds and sugar and blend in juicer. Then pour into glasses and serve garnishing with strawberry and banana.