10 Healthy Reasons Why You Should Add Flaxseeds to Your Diet from 10 Healthy Reasons Why You Should Add Flaxseeds to Your Diet

10 Healthy Reasons Why You Should Add Flaxseeds to Your Diet

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10 Healthy Reasons Why You Should Add Flaxseeds to Your Diet

Flaxseeds have become increasingly popular, and the hype surrounding this little seed has made many people wonder why. The health benefits of this popular health-conscious food are more than what meets the eye. They have tons of vitamins and nutrients, which are essential for overall health and wellbeing.

Flaxseeds contain lignans, omega-3 fatty acids, protein and fiber. Adding them to your diet may help prevent cancer, improve your heart health, aid your digestive system, help improve blood glucose control in diabetics, and even reduce inflammation associated with arthritis.

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