Hailed by many as one of the most powerful plant foods on the planet, flax seeds—chock full of omega 3 fats—support healthy blood sugar, blood pressure, and cholesterol levels. Flax seeds can also decrease overall inflammation, are great for skin, hair, immunity and brain health. But perhaps they are most known for being a hyper efficient source of fiber ground into a powder and added to smoothies or yogurt (excellent for preventing constipation). Here are seven science-backed benefits of this humble wonder seed.
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