Cholesterol Home > Benefits of Flaxseed
Flaxseed is a natural product that is high in fiber and contains omega-3 fatty acids. Studies have shown that flaxseed benefits include lowering cholesterol, relieving mild menopause symptoms, and preventing and relieving constipation. Research also shows that high dietary intake of alpha-linolenic acid (a component in flaxseed) can significantly reduce the risk of heart attacks and heart disease.
- High cholesterol
- Heart disease
- Menopause symptoms
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