How to have Flax seeds in winters and its benefits

Everybody likes to have a healthy body and beautiful skin. Because, outer persona is equally important than inner strength. Whatever goes inside our body, it surely reflect out of our body, So there is a requirement to watch closely what we are eating and drinking, if we would like to have healthy body and beautiful skin. Today, I will be sharing the health and beauty benefits of eating flaxseeds (Alsi in Hindi). The upcoming winter season is the perfect time to include them in your diet. Let us have a look at their benefits and how to consume them.

Benefits of Flax Seeds:

  1. omega-3 fatty acid : Flax seeds are high in omega-3 fatty acid, which is not only good for our heart and diabetic patients. omega-3 fatty acids may lead to smoother, younger-looking skin with a visible reduction in inflammatory skin conditions like acne and psoriasis.
  2. Lignans are a rich source of estrogen, antioxidant and fiber that help in regulating hormone levels and supporting immune system.
  3. High in fiber Flax seeds are high source of fiber that includes both soluble and insoluble type. This is beneficial for heart health as it helps in reducing cholesterol level and blood pressure. The high fiber content makes you feel full for long hours and puts a halt to irregular food cravings.

How to eat Flax seeds:

Generally flax seeds are recommended to be eaten as grounded or powdered form. Half spoon of Flax seed with water helps your digestive system to work well. You can have flax seed with curd, salad or even sandwiches. Some people like to have them with baked food. Winter is the best time to include them in diet as they will in keeping the body warm in addition to providing numerous healthy and beauty benefits.

People who are suffering from constipation or irritable bowel movement should consult their doctor before including them in diet. Plus, flaxseeds generate heat in the body so they are risky to eat in summer season or in 1st Trimester or pregnancy. Flax seeds are an ideal source of omega 3 fatty acid for vegetarians . So, for a normal being winter is the right time to include Flaxseeds in your diet.