Flaxseed Flour: Learn about the healthy and nutritious option

 Flaxseed Flour: Learn about the healthy and nutritious option

Lena Fisher

A linseed flour is made from the famous flax seed. flaxseed is a vegetable source of omega-3s, and is also considered a superfood.

Flaxseed comes in two varieties, golden and brown, but its properties are essentially the same. However, golden flaxseed is a better source of protein. Both varieties can be used to prepare flour, which can even be made at home.

Benefits of including flaxseed meal in the diet

Helps in weight loss

A source of fiber, flaxseed flour helps in the feeling of satiety and avoids overeating. In addition, it acts in the proper functioning of the intestine, avoiding constipation (constipation) and its consequent abdominal swelling.

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Protects heart health

Being a source of omega-3, a healthy fatty acid, the flour helps regulate (and reduce) the level of cholesterol in the body. Therefore, it can prevent cardiovascular problems. Furthermore, it increases the level of good cholesterol.

Relieves inflammation

Flaxseed is anti-inflammatory, and flour made from it can prevent or relieve inflammatory processes in the body. In this sense, it helps prevent oxidative stress, caused by the action of free radicals. It is this inflammatory process that is responsible for serious diseases such as Alzheimer's and certain types of cancer, since it causes the formation of tumors.

It also promotes the strengthening of immunity. Thus, the consumption of flaxseed meal helps to make the body less prone to disease, inflammation, and infection.

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How to include flaxseed meal in your diet

  • Juices and Vitamins
  • With cereals
  • Dough for breads, cakes, pies and quiches
  • Pancakes
  • Healthy Sweets

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Lena Fisher

Lena Fisher is a wellness enthusiast, certified nutritionist, and author of the popular health and well-being blog. With over a decade of experience in the field of nutrition and health coaching, Lena has dedicated her career to helping people achieve their optimal health and live their best life possible. Her passion for wellness has led her to explore various approaches to achieving overall health, including diet, exercise, and mindfulness practices. Lena's blog is a culmination of her years of research, experience, and personal journey towards finding balance and well-being. Her mission is to inspire and empower others to make positive changes in their lives and embrace a healthy lifestyle. When she's not writing or coaching clients, you can find Lena practicing yoga, hiking the trails, or experimenting with new healthy recipes in the kitchen.