Anti-inflammatory effect of flaxseeds appears to have a beneficial impact on cholesterol and may help in reducing atherosclerosis
flaxseed helps to decrease both systolic and diastolic blood pressure, by improving lipid metabolism and offering anti-inflammatory benefits.
Flaxseeds have been found to help reduce blood glucose in both those with diabetes and prediabetes.
flaxseeds offer a significant protective benefit against breast cancer, thanks to their protective plant compounds and omega-3 profile which is naturally anti-inflammatory.
flaxseed helped support healthy brain development in newborns.omega-3 helps to increase learning, memory and blood flow to the brain.
Flaxseeds include phytoestrogens, plant-based polyphenols like oestrogen. These phytoestrogens are transformed by the gut bacteria and accessible to the body, perhaps protecting against menopause symptoms.
Studies show that women who supplemented with flaxseed oil saw improvement in both skin roughness and hydration.
Consuming flaxseeds have been shown to help support a healthy microbiome, and therefore have the potential to support overall health.
Flaxseeds are high in fibre, and consuming flaxseed may help reduce appetite due to the increased feelings of fullness and satiety from the fibre, helping to promote healthy weight loss
flaxseeds may help improve digestive issues such as constipation and diarrhoea, as well as improving symptoms of IBS