> Flaxseed or Linseed, these little seeds have been around forever and if you are from the Caribbean you have probably used this highly nutritive seed as a laxative. It is a great source of fiber and the high oil content makes it a ideal laxative. Flax however has many, many more benefits. Here are just some:
Flax promote healthy skin - My friend Jassie has amazing skin and she snacks all day on flax seeds. If you're suffering from dry skin, try some.
Flax is high in essential fatty acid and can promote weight loss and increase the metabolic rate in the body.
Flax promote a healthy colon by being rich in fiber and acting as a natural lubricant.
Flax safeguards the heart and lowers cholesterol health.
Flax seeds, because they contain some protein, fiber, vitamins and minerals, and lignins, are more nutritious than their oil.