Flaxseed Oil Health Benefits

Health Benefits Of Flaxseed Oil

There are many health benefits that make consuming flax seed on daily basis a wise and healthy addition to any diet.

Some of these benefits include:
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Natural laxative
  • Helps glucose control in diabetics
  • Softens dry skin
  • Reducing psoriasis
  • Lowering Cholesterol
  • Lowers Risk of breast cancer
  • Protects against cardiovascular disease
  • Reduce blood pressure
  • Kidney disease prevention
  • Decrease menopause symptoms
Flaxseed is also a good source for nutrition:
  • Rich in alpha linolenic acid
  • Lignans
  • Fiber
  • Omega-3 fatty acids
  • Potassium


Nutritional Information


Total Dietary Fiber Content (%) of Certain Plant Seeds*
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Fiber
Component
Flax
Seed
Out
Brand
Out
Meal
Wheat
Bran
Corn
Bran
Rice
Bran
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Total dietary fiber 40 17 11 49 78 75
Soluble fiber 10 8 5 5 3 4
Insoluble fiber 30 8 6 43 76 71
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All data is from Dietary Fiber Guide, and Cereal Foods World

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