These brown coloured, crunchy seeds are considered superfoods brimming with a plant-based nutrient known to possess lignans, fibre, protein, and polyunsaturated fatty acids alpha-linolenic acid (ALA) or omega-3.
Flaxseeds are rich in dietary fibre. It contains soluble and insoluble fibre. Soluble fibre softens stool, helps flush out toxins from intestinal tracts easily.
Flaxseeds are loaded with amino acids- arginine and glutamine — both of which are beneficial for heart health.
Owing to its lignan-rich property, flaxseeds are potent enough to reduce colon, prostate, skin, breast cancer.
Due to the presence of antioxidants, cell-damaging oxidative stress can be delayed. Hence, they prevent premature ageing