Weight loss and other health benefits of flaxseed, flaxseed oil

3. Weight Loss

According to a study, flaxseeds and walnuts are among great, healthy foods to lose weight. Especially, flaxseeds can accelerate weight loss process drastically, and naturally.

Because flax is rich in healthy fiber and fats, so it could help people feel satisfied much longer, thereby taking fewer calories overall and reducing excess weight faster. Besides, ALA fats can also help in reducing inflammation.

This is crucial for weight loss because an inflamed body might tend to hold on to excess weight. Simply add 2 teaspoons of ground flaxseed to your favorite salads, soups, or smoothies to make use of this benefit.

4. Lower Cholesterol Level

It is found that adding flax seeds to the diet to decrease cholesterol levels naturally.

The soluble fiber content of flax seeds can trap cholesterol and fat in the digestive system so that it will not be able to be absorbed.

Fact is, soluble fiber might trap bile, which is naturally made from cholesterol within the gallbladder. Then, the bile will be excreted through your digestive system, forcing your body to make more, using the excess cholesterol within the blood and lowering the cholesterol overall. [Read: natural tips on how to lower your cholesterol naturally]

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