Flax seeds protect against cholesterol and diabetes

Kirsten ter Borg’s photo on Pixabay.     Flax seeds should be soaked for a while before being infused.

Flax seeds (Linum usitatissimun)


Antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, detoxifier, laxative …


Start by putting a teaspoon of flax seeds for 20 minutes, in a little cold water, in a cup. Then add hot water at 90°C (when the water starts to boil) and cover for 10 minutes. Once cooled, it is ready to be consumed (see here how to prepare an infusion).


  • Arteriosclerosis,
  • cholesterol,
  • diabetes,
  • metabolic disorders,
  • weightloss,
  • pre-menopausal,
  • prevents prostate, colon and breast cancer,
  • constipation,
  • protects the cardiovascular system…


Pregnant and breastfeeding women, children under the age of six and people with systemic scleroderma, as they can cause allergies when taken with medication. Each body is different, so be aware of any total or momentary incompatibility generated by its consumption.

WikimediaImages’ photo on Pixabay.    Flax Seeds (Linum usitatissimum), belong to the Linaceae family.

This text is an awareness. Depending on the season and the moment in which you are, it is up to each Being to feel whether to consume this food. The dosage and frequency depend on the nature and physical condition of each Human Being.

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