GOODNESS OF FLAX SEED or ALSI :
FLAX SEED or ALSI have a lot of nutrition and are also used as a medicinal supplement.
It is full of vital vitamins and minerals such as folate, vitamin E, vitamin B-6, copper, zinc, magnesium and potassium.
Flax seeds have been shown to help prevent heart disease and lower its risk factors, reduce symptoms of inflammatory disorders, protect against cancer, reduce cholesterol and even ease the effects of Type 2 diabetes and give you an unblemished clear skin.
Flax seeds are best eaten as a ground meal ELSE it cannot be digested by our body. But they have to be consumed in raw form. The moment you put it on fire to make to them crunchy and tasty – they lose all their goodness and medicinal value.
When grounded and taken daily with water or mixed with curd, it provides the necessary amounts of fibre to keep the digestive system strong and well oiled. Just keep your fluid intake high.
The quantity of Flax seeds to be eaten depends upon the reason we are taking them for.
Recommended quantity is – One to Two Tablespoons of Flax seeds a day.