There has been a lot of talk about the health benefits of flax seed oil but many people don’t know exactly what it is and what it specifically does, so we decided to give it a try! We bought it from Health Harvest Store for EGP 70,  and it was delivered right to our doorstep! Online shopping is available. (YAAAAY)

So what is flax seed oil? According to the Thomas Jefferson Agricultural Institute, a flax seed is about 40% oil by weight. Of this oil, 55% of it is omega-3 fatty acid. Therefore, flax has attracted nutritionists and those seeking a healthier diet because it has a high fiber content and it is rich in potassium. Flax is used in for breakfast cereals – it doesn’t alter flavour don’t worry -salads, or fruit drinks.

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Here are 3 reasons that will make you fall in love with this oil!

  1. Cures Inflammation

    Helps with curing intestinal inflammation.
    YES, a spoon or two of this oil a day can take the inflammation away! Give it a try!

  2. Cures Depression

    It’s true: Depression hurts. It has the potential to impact or should we say ruin every moment of your day. There are plenty of antidepressants that may be prescribed, but according to a Japanese study, a simple dietary addition of flax seed oil is useful. Their study found that patients with significant depression levels also suffered from lower levels of certain acids found in certain foods including fish, walnuts, and flax!

  3. Lowers cholesterol

Yes, it helps reduce high cholesterol, of course while following a healthy diet….
Flax seed oil is your superhero today! Get it and give it a try!

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According to Dr Axe.com Just a 3 tbsp serving of flax seeds contains-

  • Omega-3 (ALA) 6,338mg
  • Fiber 8g
  • Protein 6g
  • Vitamin B1 31% RDA
  • Manganese 35% RDA
  • Magnesium 30% RDA
  • Phosphorus 19% RDA
  • Selenium 10% RDA
  • Also, flaxseeds contain a good amount of vitamin B6, Iron, potassium, copper and zinc.

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