Many consider the flax as the most valuable herb of the world because from its tree is made a canvas for making the most beautiful pieces of clothing. But the fetus is much more valued by the fact that it abounds with useful elements that preserve health.
The flax contains vitamin E and B, calcium, zinc, phosphorus, selenium and magnesium. The most important ingredient in flax is lignin, which is proven to have antioxidant properties.
In the structure of the flax seed, there are soluble and insoluble substances that are excellent for the preservation of general health, for digestion, cleansing of the intestines, but also for maintaining the ideal body weight. It is thought that the flax has much more fiber than any other plant.
If you want to get rid of extra pounds, all you need is a teaspoon of minced flax seed, mixed with 2 deciliters of juice or non-fat yogurt. This meal will saturate you, reduce the feeling of hunger and eliminate bloating.
Flax seeds can be consumed by individuals of all ages, from children to the elderly. If you are pregnant, consult your doctor before using flax seeds.