Flax for health, youth and beauty. Useful properties of flax seeds
Flax appeared in Russia in ancient times, then hewas one of the most important components of the nutrition of our ancestors. On linseed oil, various dishes were prepared, linseed flour and seeds were added to the pastries. Useful properties of flax seeds were known in India and China. Hippocrates wrote about using them to cure the ailments. In Dagestan, fried and ground flax seeds with molasses or honey are cooked urbech - an excellent taste and a very useful dish. Flax is an excellent substitute for imported sesame.
Useful properties of flax seeds are due to highthe content of protein (30%), Omega-3 and Omega-6, fiber, B-vitamins, microelements and antioxidants. Using one tablespoon of flaxseed oil once a day, a person receives a daily dose of polyunsaturated fatty acids. Flax seeds enhance the immune properties of the body and are recommended for use after surgery.
Properties of flax seeds
Decoction of flax seed - a wonderful addition to soup,baking and sauces. This viscous mixture is simply indispensable in the treatment of diseases of the stomach and kidneys. Useful properties of flax for the body is that flaxseed oil contains more than 90% of unsaturated fatty acids, and they help the transformation of cholesterol. Compress of linseed decoction softens and soothes the skin. Still Russian peasant women have noticed, that the mask from seeds of flax helps to keep beauty, does a skin elastic and smooth.
Useful properties of flax seeds nowwell studied, but, unfortunately, little known to a wide audience. Modern man, acting out of habit, uses mainly proteins and animal fats, and this leads mankind to increase the number of diseases of the cardiovascular, digestive, nervous system, impaired vision and skin condition.
Linseed oil and flour are made from flax seeds. At home, you can grind the seeds, but this can not be called flour. Because of the high content of vegetable fat, this product is not stored for long, i.e. this should be done only before use.
This oil contains the famous polyunsaturatedfatty acids Omega-3 and Omega-6, from the lack of which hormonal, neurological and immune disorders occur. Of course, in order to preserve all the useful properties of flax seeds in oil, it must be eaten raw, for refilling dishes.
Flax seeds in industrial conditionsdegrease, so it turns out flax flour. The use of such flour for cooking improves the digestive system, prevents cardiovascular and oncological diseases, has a beneficial effect on women's health at any age. Only 60-80 grams of this valuable product per day is enough to completely provide the body with the necessary nutrients, and also to normalize the weight. Flax flour can be consumed by people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes. In addition to all the above mentioned useful flax seeds, it also has excellent taste qualities, the baking turns out to be fragrant and beautiful and is kept fresh for a long time. It can be used for dressing soups, breading, add to various cereals (up to 50%), in order to increase their useful properties.