Flaxseed contains omega-3 fatty acids. These are thought to disrupt the growth of cancer cells and to prevent their development. Consuming omega-3 oils may help protect against different types of cancer.
It also contains lignans. Lignans are thought to have antiangiogenic properties. This means they stop tumors from forming new blood vessels. The lignan content of flaxseed is thought to be over 800 times higher than that of other foods.
The lignans in flaxseed may help it protect against a variety of cancers, especially if consumed for life as a part of a healthful diet and lifestyle.
Flax seeds are versatile and it’s very easy to add them to your routine, but first, you have to grind them to get for maximum nutrient absorption. Add flax meal to your salads, smoothies, soups, cereal bowl, porridge, baking mix e.t.c. Try it and share with us your favorite recipe.