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Health Benefits Of Flaxseed Oil
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Health Benefits Of Flaxseed Oil

Natural Diabetes Control and Multi-Purpose Disease Fighter

The health benefits of flax seeds (Linum usitatissimum aka Linseed, Lint Bells) and flaxseed oil have long been established. Research continues to pile up evidence that flaxseed oil is one of the best all-natural herbal remedies in existence. Used since at least the 23rd century BC, in Egypt and the Middle East, modern studies on flaxseeds offer new and revealing medical properties, most recently, in natural diabetes control.

Flaxseeds have a long history of use for fighting inflammation and digestive issues, but as medical studies frequently indicate, the long-term benefits of flaxseed and flaxseed oil in fighting more drastic health issues continues to grow – including the possibilities of antioxidant properties as a cancer-fighting agent. Flaxseeds are also an important source of Omega-3 fatty acids or “good fats,” beneficial in cell health and overall nutrition.

Flaxseed Oil for Inflammation

Flaxseed oil is known to relieve (or reduce) inflammation throughout the body in mucous membranes including in the lungs, intestines and urinary passages. Inflammation is the culprit behind many diseases and ailments. In fact, more and more research is being done that identifies inflammation as one of the primary causes for disease.

Antioxidants in Flaxseed Oil

Flaxseed oil is loaded with powerful antioxidants. Antioxidants help to maintain cell health and fight off the damaging effects of our modern environments. Maintaining healthy cell walls and genetic structures may help you fight off a variety of possible cancers later in life.

Flaxseeds contain one of the highest levels of lingans in the plant kingdom (as much as 75-800 times other plants). These nutrient properties are high in antioxidants, making the seeds ideal for ongoing heart health.

Add flaxseed oil to your health smoothies or whole flaxseeds to cereals, yogurts and healthy snacks for added nutritional benefits.

Flaxseed Oil for Digestion

With an active ability to reduce inflammation in a variety of mucosal membranes throughout the body, flaxseed oil is used for digestion for millennia. Some of the common medical problems that various cultures have used flaxseeds to treat include dysentery, diarrhea, urinary infections, kidney disorders and diseases, urinary stones and even pulmonary (heart) catarrhs. As a rich source of fiber, the seeds and derived oils have natural laxative properties from normal ingestion.

Flaxseed Oil for Diabetes

Flaxseeds and oil extracts may be a natural diabetes control. Some studies have indicated that the super food flaxseeds can also help lower and moderate blood sugars. Adding the seeds to a healthy breakfast of yogurts or cereals may have some ameliorating benefits for pre-diabetics or Type 2 diabetics.

Flaxseed Oil and Cancer Prevention

Recent herbal and medical studies are indicating that flaxseed oil has important cancer-fighting properties. Some of these properties are to the antioxidant benefits of the seeds as well. Recent medical studies indicate that flaxseeds may be particularly beneficial to males as one possible nutritive treatment (in the long term) to help reduce the risk of prostate cancers.

For millennia, people have understood some of the benefits of flaxseeds. Some of the miscellaneous medical benefits indicate that flaxseeds area a demulcent and emollient with known qualities for aiding with ongoing or recurring coughs. Flaxseeds also have external medical uses including alleviating skin irritations.

It's not always possible to get all your daily superfoods through food and diet. You may want to consider taking a high-quality superfood drink as a supplement. Some of these superfood drinks can even act as a meal-replacement for overall health and weight managment.

Warnings: Flax oils and other herbal treatments derived from flax taken in large quantities may build up toxic levels. There is some naturally occurring cyanide, but the quantities needed for harmful effects are quite substantial.


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