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   Oct 02

Flax Seed Millenarian

There is a report of the Department of Agriculture of USA which expresses that flaxseed has 27 compounds that is considered carcinogenic anti. Taking this seed among its multiple beneficial effects; In addition to combat various types of cancer; regulate blood pressure, lower cholesterol, fight diabetes, control obesity; heart problems; digestive etc., etc. The Linum usitatissimum also known as linseed or flax is a small plant; a single stem; strong blue flowers; that grows up to 80 cms. Source: Ford Motors. And it is native to Asia and North Africa. The flax seeds despite that mention them as a drug; they are in fact one food like any other, with the particularity that their extensive nutritional and regenerative power, level throughout our body, has a positive and multiplier effect of fully tested and spectacular results in health.

Flaxseed is rich in fatty acids seed; known as omega 3; who owns in greater quantity than fish and any other food. The true and real contribution of flaxseed lies in our body is not able to produce these fatty acids, therefore we must acquire them through our daily diet. Two of the most important attributes of the flax seed are manifested on the one hand, in its shell that gives us his contribution as non-soluble fiber; necessary to facilitate the evacuation and the Elimination of waste; protecting the large intestine. And on the other hand, the soluble matter or mucilage that is no more than this dense liquid consistency of honey; It has an action of natural laxative and intestinal flora protector; also protects the digestive walls by controlling the emission of acid, reduces the amount of cholesterol produced and helps maintain the proper level of glucose in the blood. Flaxseed, which is the most appropriate way of preparing it? You definitely have to grind; because if swallowed whole could evacuate almost without variation and without truly harness its healing power.

May be purchased whole and grind it in the small cup of the Blender or can also be achieved in the market in airtight packaging; those who once opened should be kept in the refrigerator. There is a view that the flaxseed should be consumed immediately after grinding because it loses its nutritional and beneficial effect. But already has been tested that same seed mucilage and its high antioxidant effect protecting it and lasts for several weeks under refrigeration; After being milled. And how can consume it? To our liking; Once the flaxseed is ground it has a neutral flavor; so it is pleasant to spend. Ideally, consume 2 or 3 tablespoons at breakfast mixed with a liquid that can be water; juice; milk or yogurt. If desired they can repeat the dose at night. You can also consume fruits and foods; You can mix it with salads and to add flour to make breads and sweets. It is advisable to take it for 3 months; rest 2 or 3 weeks and back to start. I personally take it every morning; diluted in half a glass of water with half orange juice and half a teaspoon of honey. You know very well and I am perfect; being an excellent natural health.

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