Flaxseed is a known healthy food but not a lot know about its benefits. Knowing the health benefits of a particular food will help you maximize its use. Good practices in preparing foods will also help maintain the nutrients in them.
For instance, flaxseed commonly comes in two varieties: brown and gold. Both have the same amount of nutrients and goodness regardless of the color. Also remember to buy flaxseed whole and not grounded. When using it, do not heat or roast ground flaxseed. It will lose its nutrients.
Flaxseed is an outstanding source of fiber and protein. It is a great substitute for some grains and nuts. But the health benefits of flaxseed do not end there.
Know what other benefits does flax seed has to offer in this video: