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Put Your Feet Up and Re-Flax!

on Jan 5, 2016 in Cancer prevention, Nutrition

Flax seed may be one of the most powerful plant foods on the planet.

Flax seeds help reduce your risk of heart disease, cancer, stroke and diabetes. Although flax seed contains all sorts of healthy components, it owes its primary healthy reputation to omega-3 essential fatty acids. Each tablespoon of ground flax flax seedsseed contains about 1.8 grams of plant omega-3’s.

The lignins in flax seeds are a powerful antioxidant. One tablespoon of flax seeds a day has been shown to protect against estrogen/progesterone driven breast cancers and work as well as Tamoxifin and other estrogen blockers.