Wednesday, 4 June 2014

Flaxseed benefits

Used to smooth and soften the skin
 As a laxative in Constipation
Treatment of coughs and colds
 Urinary tract infections
Flaxseed contain essential fatty acids,alpha linolenic acid, an omega-3 fatty acid
Protection against atherosclerotic heart disease
Reduction of serum cholesterol, platelet aggregation
Chemoprotection against some cancers
Improvement of menopausal symptoms
 Improvement of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder symptoms
 Renoprotection in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus
 Have phytoestrogens that may exert weak estrogenic effects
Sources of antioxidants like polyphenols ,Lignans
Prevent cardiovascular diseases
 Increase insulin resistance
Decrease central obesity