Have you guys ever seen the Franks RedHot sauce commercial? There a little ol’ lady who apparently loves Franks Redhot sauce so much, she “…put that sh*t on everything!” Well, if there is ever a commercial for flaxseed, you will see my face, holding a bag of flaxseed, saying “I put that sh*t on everything!”
Flax seed has so many benefits, it is kind of unbelievable. Lupus treatment is so expensive, and adding to flax seed to my food is a small, but crucial necessity to my health. One thing that the doctors always tell you, is to eat right and exercise. But where do you start? There are so many diets, websites, new age treatments; it can be overwhelming! Well, look no further. Adding 1-2 tablespoons flax seed to your meals at least once a day will help you in multiple ways:
- Great Fiber, Low Carbs – Flax is high in fiber which supports colon detoxification, reduce sugar cravings, and fat loss. It also increases nutrient absorption.
- Healthy Hair and Skin – Flax is known for improving symptoms caused by eczema, acne, and rosacea. Flax seed oil is also used to internally hydrate your skin and hair.
- Weight Loss – Flax seed is full of healthy fats and fiber, such as, Omega-3, protein, vitamin B-1, etc. that helps you feel more satisfied for a longer period of time, which will allow you to eat fewer calories, and will lead to weight loss.
- Digestive Health – Flax is known for helping with constipation and other digestive issues. It is known to help people who suffer from Crohn’s disease and other digestive ailments.
There are so many foods that you can add flax seed to. Below are a list of foods that you can start out with:
- Ice Cream
Good Luck in your journey to a healthy you! Comment below on other ways you like to stay healthy or your experiences with flax seed.
“I believe that the greatest gift you can give your family and the world is a healthy you.” -Joyce Meyer