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Flax Seeds – The Healthier and Safer Alternative for Your Omega 3 Supply

Omega 3 – the Icelandic longevity secret that packs a mile-long list of benefits:

  • Slows Aging(1)
  • Keeps Skin Healthy(2)
  • Boosts Heart Health(3)
  • Lowers Cancer Risk(4)
  • Reduces Inflammation(5)
  • Improves Sleep Quality(6)
  • Supports Healthy Bones & Joints(7)
  • Lowers the Risk of Macular Degeneration(8)
  • Beneficial for Infant and Child Development(9)
  • Fights Mental Disorders and Memory Decline(10)
  • Prevents and Manages Autoimmune Diseases(11)

But this doesn’t even begin to scratch the surface…

How to Supply Correctly

Since your body doesn’t produce Omega 3, you need to add it to your diet in order to have a great health.

One way to get Omega 3 is to make sure you add fish and seafood to your diet.

Related: Are You Unknowingly Poisoning Yourself with Mercury?

But to be completely safe from mercury poisoning, you can supplement with Fish oil or…

Add plant-based foods rich in Omega 3.

I’m talking about…

Flax seed: The Overlooked Superfood

It’s one of the richest sources of plant-based Omega 3 fatty acids.

Just 1 tablespoon (1,597 milligrams) of grounded flaxseeds represents 39% of the daily recommended value of Omega 3.

So, you are ONLY 3 tablespoons away from having a radiant head to toe health.

Flaxseeds Health Benefits:

  • Gluten-Free
  • Lowers Cholesterol(12)
  • Aids with Weight Loss(13)
  • Makes Your Hair Shiny(14)
  • Improves Skin Elasticity(15)
  • Lowers the Risk of Cancer(16)
  • Supports Your Digestive System(17)
  • Perfect Ratio: High in Fiber but Low in Carbs
  • Fight The Oxidation of Your Body (Delays Aging)(18)
  • Helps Decrease Menopausal and Hormonal Imbalance Symptoms(19)

So where can you get your daily supply of flaxseeds?

You are in luck because flax seeds are very easy to purchase.

They can be found in most supermarkets, in major grocery stores, health food stores, and even online.

Tips for Including Flax Seeds in Your Diet

What’s amazing about flax seeds is that baking has no effect on Omega 3 fatty acids.

So you can enjoy their benefits without worrying that cooking and baking will destroy its properties.

Here are some ways I include flax seeds in my diet:

  1. I add 3 tablespoons of ground flaxseed to my morning smoothie. Depending on what I want, I mix it with plenty of water or almond/coconut milk.
  2. I mix in a small bowl, 3 tablespoons of ground flaxseed, 1 tablespoon of yogurt and a bit of raw honey.
  3. Sometimes I even bake ground flaxseeds into muffins, cookies, and even to breads.
  4. I also mix 3 tablespoons of ground flaxseed with water and use as an egg substitute in certain dishes.

Any Thoughts?

Did you know how beneficial flax seeds are?

Do you consume them regularly?

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To your health!

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