This super ingredient is perfect choice if you are trying to lose weight because it can dissolve the fats. Regular use of flax seeds will provide your organism with all needed nutrients and keep your weight in control.
Flax seeds also regulate the cholesterol levels in the blood and digestion. It is also good for heart and blood vessels, immunity, helps with depression, joint pain, dry skin and nails and loss of vision. A tablespoon of flax seeds contains only 37 calories, but it has 2 grams of dietary fiber, and no gluten. Flax seeds contain protein, amino acids, vitamins B and minerals like potassium, magnesium and zinc that are essential for a diet that will help you lose weight without harming your health. Various researches confirmed that if you eat flax seeds before a meal it will lower the appetite and that way help you lower the amount of unnecessary calories and food in your body.
LOSE WEIGHT WITH FLAX SEEDS
Flax seeds tea
This tea is proven to be effective for losing weight. It is easy to prepare and besides weight loss it is effectively removing the cellulite. If you use this tea every day your skin will become more elastic, healthy and glowing. Your skin will not become saggy if you lose a lot of weight.
To prepare the flax seed tea you need a liter of water and 3 tablespoons of flax seeds.
Boil the water and pour it over the seeds in a bigger pot. Let the bowl to rest through the evening. In the mourning you should get thick liquid. Strain it and store. Drink 150 ml of the liquid 3-4 times a day half an hour before a meal. Do this for 10 days and then make 10 days break.
Flaxseeds and kefir
This is another one healthy weight loss combination that will not only help you lose weight but also regulate and normalize your metabolism. To prepare this you need a tablespoon of flax seeds and half cup of kefir (yogurt). Soak spoonful of minced flax seeds in a kefir for 30 minutes. You can eat this in the morning and in the evening before you go to bed. Repeat this for 3 weeks and then make one week break.
HEALTH BENEFITS OF FLAX SEEDS
Besides helping weight loss, flax seeds will also lower cholesterol and triglycerides; it can be great for osteoporosis and healthy bones. Flax seeds can prevent enlarged prostate and breast cancer, improve digestion and help with bloating and constipation. Flax seeds can regulate the blood pressure and help with menstrual pain and cramps.
Don’t drink flax seeds tea if you have liver problems and kidney stones. Flax seeds can cause allergy in pregnant women so it is recommended to avoid it during pregnancy. If you have constant episodes of constipation talk to your doctor before you decide to use flax seeds.