100 % organic cold milled Flax seed capsules of 600 mg is a Hi-Lignan Flax seed powder in vegetarian capsule form. Flax, with the binomial name Linum usitatissimum, is a member of the genus Linum in the family Linaceae. It is a food and fiber crop that is grown in cooler regions of the world. Flaxseed is a rich source of Omega 3, 6, 9 fatty acids which are very essential for a healthy living. Omega-3 essential fatty acids, "good" fats that have been shown to have heart-healthy effects. Each tablespoon of ground flaxseed contains about 1.8 grams of plant omega-3s. Also provides Omega 6(Linoleic acid) and Omega 9 (Oleic acid) fatty acids for healthy hormone balance, skin, heart, nerve function and immunity. Lignans, which have both plant oestrogen and antioxi- dant qualities. Flaxseed contains 75 to 800 times more lignans than other plant foods. Fiber. Flaxseed contains both soluble and insoluble types.
Supports Heart :
Flaxseed contains active form of Omega-3 fatty acid known as Alpha Linolenic Acid ( ALA ). Our body converts ALA into EPA (Eicosapentanoic acid) and DHA (Docosahexanoic acid) in the process of metabolism in the liver. EPA & DHA reduces the risk of heart disease, high blood pressure and high cholesterol levels. They help in cutting down the levels of LDL cholesterol and protect heart from diseases like atherosclerosis, heart attack, etc.
For Arthritis: Omega 3 fatty acids can reduce tenderness in joints, decrease morning stiffness and help to relieve the pain caused by rheumatoid arthritis.
For Diabetes: Lignans present in Flax seed helps to improve blood sugar levels in type 2 diabetics. Daily intake of Flaxseed helps maintain a normal blood sugar level over an extended period of time.
For Obesity : Flaxseed also increases fat metabolism and effective in imparting weight loss. It helps in adjusting mood swings and provides relief from stress.
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Broadly Flaxseed is useful for coronary heart diseases, arthritis pain, diabetes, weight loss, stress, fights prostate problems, male infertility and impotence, treats menopausal symptoms, menstrual cramps, female infertility and endometriosis, reduces cancer risk and guards against the effects of ageing, reduces nerve damage that causes numbness and tingling as well as other disorders, promote healthy hair and nails and many more health benefits
Precautions : 1. Flaxseed is sensitive to light and heat, so keep it refrigerated in an airtight, opaque container.
2. Drink plenty of water. There is so much soluble fiber in flax that it is important to drink plenty of water when eating flax products, otherwise constipation may result.
3. Pregnant women and possibly breastfeeding mothers should not supplement their diets with ground flaxseed. Suggested dosage: One capsule along with breakfast and one capsule along with dinner or as directed by Physician. Side effects: No side effects reported so far. Consump- tion of more that 40 grams a day. may cause Diarrhea. The Flax Council of Canada is pleased to announce the acceptance by Health Canada of a health claim linking ground /whole flaxseed to cholesterol lowering, a major risk factor for heart disease ( Winnipeg, Manitoba (January 14, 2014) Pl. visit www.flaxcouncil.ca.