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1. Some kind of the most powerful plants foods of the planet

2. Reduce risk of some diseases:

2.1. Hearth disease and stroke

2.1.1. Large review of 27 studies involving more than 250,000 people found that ALA was linked to 14% lower risk of hearth disease

2.2. Cancer

2.2.1. According to a Canadian study involving more than 6,000 women, those who eat flax seeds are 18% less likely to develop breast cancer

2.2.2. Small study including 15 men: those given 30 grams of flax seeds a day while doing a low-fat diet showed reduced levels of a prostate cancer marker, suggesting a lower risk of it.

2.3. Diabetes

2.3.1. In a study of people with diabetes found that taking 1 tablespoon (10 grams) of flaxseed powder daily for one month resulted in a 12% increase in "good" HDL Cholesterol

2.4. Flax seeds are rich in dietary fiber

2.4.1. Soluble fiber increase the consistency of the contents of your digestion rate. This has been shown to help regulate blood sugar and lower cholesterol.

2.5. Flax seeds may Improve cholesterol

2.5.1. In one study in people with high cholesterol, consuming 3 tablespoons (45 grams) of flaxseed powder daily for three months lowered total cholesterol by 17% and "bad" LDL cholesterol by 20%

3. Was cultivated in Babylon, earlier has 3000 B.C.

4. 15 grs of flaxseed containts:

4.1. Vitamins and Minerals

4.1.1. Potassium: 2% of the RDI

4.1.2. Magnesium: 7% of the RDI

4.1.3. Calcium: 2% of the RDI

4.1.4. Folate: 2% of the RDI

4.1.5. Vitamin B6: 2% of the RDI

4.1.6. Vitamin B1: 8% of the RDI

4.1.7. Iron: 2% of the RDI

4.1.8. Phosphorus: 4% of the RDI

4.2. Nutritional table

4.2.1. Calories: 37

4.2.2. Protein: 1.3 grs

4.2.3. Carbs: 2 grs

4.2.4. Fiber: 1.9 grs

4.2.5. Total fat: 3 grs

4.2.5.1. Satuered fat: 0.3 grs

4.2.5.2. Monounsatured fat: 0.5 grs

4.2.5.3. Polyunsatured fat: 2.0 grs

4.2.5.4. Omega-3 fatty acids: 1,587 mg

5. Is one of the two essential fatty acids that you have to obtain from the food you eat, as your body doesn't produce them.

6. Costa Rican study involving 3,638 people found that those who ate more had a lower risk of hearth attack than those who consumed less.

7. References.

7.1. Author: Paola Arzeno. Video. Tittle: Flax Seeds Products.