Flaxseed is a good source of dietary fibre and omega-3 fatty acids, two things that really help your digestive system and your battle with IBS. The fibre in flaxseed is found primarily in the seed coat and eating the right amount of this fibre on a daily basis will ensure bowel regularity.
How do flax seeds increase estrogen levels?
My typical hormone balancing prescription is 2 Tbsp of ground flax seeds per day, although some studies suggest that whole flax seeds can work too. I recommend storing your flax seeds in the fridge to preserve the healthy oils, and grind then right before eating.
Is chia and flax same?
Chia seeds taste pretty bland, whereas flax seeds have a slightly nuttier flavor. However, both types of seeds are easy to incorporate into a variety of dishes. Chia and flax are types of seeds. Chia seeds are smaller and blander-tasting, whereas flax seeds are larger and nuttier in flavor.
What is another name for flaxseed?
Also known as flaxseed, linseed are small seeds that can be eaten whole, ground or pressed to make oil. Find out more about this fibre-rich food.