Flax Seeds

“Nature doesn’t need people – people need nature; nature would survive the extinction of the human being and go on just fine, but human culture, human beings, cannot survive without nature”

Harrison Ford

Flax seeds

Flax, also known as common flax or linseed, is a member of the genus Linum in the family Linaceae. It is a food and fiber crop cultivated in cooler regions of the world. Textiles made from flax are known in the Western countries as linen, and traditionally used for bed sheets, underclothes, and table linen. Its oil is known as linseed oil..

3 facts about flax seeds

1. The high fiber content of flax seeds can help lower cholesterol and may play an important role in improving heart health.

2. Ground flax seeds contains the following Protein, Carbs, Fiber, Total fat, Saturated fat, Monounsaturated fat, Polyunsaturated fat, Omega-3 fatty acids, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Volate, Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium.

3. Flax Seeds Are a Rich Source of Lignans, Which May Reduce Cancer Risk.