Flax Seeds /How to eat Flaxseeds for Weight Loss,Healthy Hair & Glowing Skin with step by step process, important tips and precise video – Flax seeds are the ultimate powerhouse of nutrition, it is considered as one of the world’s healthiest foods. Flax seeds are also known as Alsi in Hindi, they are nutty flavored seeds with a great taste and innumerable health benefits. In todays post I am sharing a very crunchy and tasty flax seeds recipe that is roasted flax seeds or alsi mukhwas . It is a very quick and tasty recipe.
The key nutrient of flax seeds is Omega 3 Fatty Acids. Omega 3 are essential nutrient that our body can’t produce but they are very important to maintain overall health. It helps to prevent high blood pressure, heart problems, high cholesterol, and diabetes. Some studies claim that flax seeds can reduce the risk of some of the cancer. Other than Omega 3 fatty acids, flax seeds are enriched with many essential nutrients like protein, magnesium, calcium, phosphorus, fiber, vitamin B complex and potassium.
For weight loss consume 1 tsp one hour before meals and drink 1 – 1 glass of water at ½ hour intervals. This way they will leave you feeling full which stops you from overeating. Flax seeds are rich in fiber and thus they will help in relieving constipation and other digestive problems. But you must watch that you intake good amount of water after you eat flax seeds.
Flax seeds are rich in antioxidants and omega 3 fatty acids therefore they are good for healthy and glowing skin. Eating flax seeds regularly will help in delaying ageing. They also help to stop hair fall and dandruff. Hence are extremely good for healthy hair.
Flax seed’s other possible health benefits include:
- It’s high in fiber, but low in Carbs.
- It’s gluten- free.
- High in antioxidants
- Improves digestive health
- Good for eyes
- Relaxes nervous system
- Boosts memory
- Good for bones health, thus helps to prevent arthritis
- Helps to keep heart & kidney healthy
Apart from health benefits there are few don’ts which you must check out before adding flax seeds to your diet and they are:
- Never consume more than 2 tbsp of flax seeds in a day as overdose may be harmful for health.
- Always chew flax seeds properly and drink plenty of water to avoid constipation and other digestion related problems.
- If you are already taking any kind of heart, kidney or diabetes medicine, then please consult your doctor before adding flax seeds in your diet.
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- Flax seeds (alsi) – 150 gms
- Lemon Fresh juice – 1 tbsp
- Salt – ½ tsp
- Mix lemon juice and salt. Add flax seeds into it. Again mix well.
- Roast the coated flax seeds in a pan at low heat. Keep stirring continuously to avoid burning.
- When you see that the seeds have started to make pop up sound, cook for 30 seconds more.
- Turn off the heat and transfer the roasted flax seeds in a plate to cool completely.
- Store roasted flax seeds in an air tight container.