Flaxseed Benefits and Nutrition Facts

Flaxseed

Flaxseeds (Linum usitatissimum L.)┬á are the tiny, brown seeds of the flax plant. The seeds produce a fixed oil known as linseed oil or flaxseed oil. Flaxseed’s therapeutic effects come from the fact that it’s high in fiber and omega-3 fatty acids, as well as phytochemicals called lignans. Flax has been shown to help prevent […]