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Known since the times of Mesopotamia, flaxseed comes from flax, or linen.
Very functional, it brings many benefits for your heart and intestines, and also helps prevent some types of cancer.
Consumed in weight-loss diets, flaxseed helps reduce the buildup of fat in your body, thanks to its fiber, which acts on the release of glucose in blood. And the best part: it’s gluten-free!
Have you ever consumed flaxseed? Do you know the benefits it offers to your health?
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According to studies, 1 tablespoon of flaxseed per day is enough to get a good amount of its nutrients.
Flaxseed can be consumed in 3 different ways:
Flaxseed flour, which can be added to juices, salads, and fruits.
Flaxseed grain, used in breads, pies, yogurts, and vitamins. Remember to chew it, to really get the nutrients.
Flaxseed oil, amazing for salads. Never use this oil in hot plates.
Besides consuming flaxseed in these 3 ways, you can also use a flaxseed oil supplement to get all the benefits of this powerful grain.
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