These seeds are comprised mainly of fibre, omega-3 and magnesium. Linseeds can protect against cancer, heart diseases and retard the growth of prostate and breast tumours. Cholesterol and blood pressure levels can be significantly reduced. Prevention of arthritis; the alleviation of dry skin, eczema and psoriasis is also possible.
The consumption of these seeds also reportedly carries benefits for our digestive system and urinary tract. Linseeds are also a rich source of proteins; providing us with essential amino acids. Consuming linseeds can boost the immune system; increase energy, vitality and stamina.
They can also have the following to effect:
- Lessen the severity of diabetes
- Can have a slimming affect
- Act as an anti-stress agent
Linseed is ideal for use in cereal or mixed in muesli.