Freshly ground flax seeds in your diet each day can significantly benefit your health. The benefits of flax seeds are many. Flax seeds are a great source of fiber, which balances blood glucose. This is important because preventing sugar highs and lows will decrease mood swings, food cravings, weight gain, irritability and fatigue. Additionally, ground flax seeds are mucilaginous and demulcent, which means they have the ability to soothe inflammation and heal the gut lining. A myriad of health issues result from inflammation in the gut. This is why Naturopathic doctors often first aim to heal the gut whether treating autoimmune, neurological,
skin or hormonal issues. Flax seeds also balance estrogen levels in the body, whether estrogen is too high or low. It is especially beneficial for women with estrogen dominance, which underlies many female health issues.
Amazing, right? Check out the slideshow below for tips on how to eat flax seeds each day as part of a healthy eating regimen.
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