Flaxseed is full of so many health benefits. It is the richest plant source of Omega-3 fatty acids, specifically alpha-linolenic acid (ALA), a type of fatty acid that benefits heart health - Lignans, a type of phytoestrogen, a group of compounds that are linked to a reduced risk of developing osteoporosis, heart disease and breast cancer - An excellent source of soluble fiber, which absorbs water and slows down digestion. Soluble fiber can help lower cholesterol, stabilize blood sugar levels and lower the risk of heart disease - A good source of high-quality plant protein, comparable to soybeans - Potassium is a mineral that’s important for cell and muscle function and helps maintain normal blood pressure, flaxseed has more potassium than bananas.
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