Benefits of oils. Flaxseed oil
Flaxseed oil is an important and indispensable health product and wins the first place among the other vegetable oils due to its biological value. It contains a large amount of polyunsaturated fatty acids omega-3 and omega-6, vitamins F, A, E, B, K.
Regular use of flaxseed oil normalizes the work of the body and helps in many diseases – lowers cholesterol and blood viscosity, increases the elasticity of blood vessels, prevents the development of myocardial infarction, atherosclerosis, hypertension, coronary heart disease, reduces the risk of stroke and thrombus formation, normalizes the work of the entire human digestive system: improves liver function, promotes treatment of colitis, gastritis, eliminates constipation, heartburn, has antiparasitic action, because of its qualities as a powerful antioxidant, prevents some oncological diseases. Consumption of this oil will be useful in the treatment of male sexual potency, for pregnant women because it can facilitate the process of pregnancy and childbirth, as well as positively influence on the development of the unborn child. And this is a partial list of its advantages.
Flaxseed oil helps to lose weight if you partially replace animal fats by the easily digestible alimentary flaxseed oil. In addition, it is an essential component of nutrition for vegetarians, who refused from the fish consumption.
It is recommended to use alimentary flaxseed oil in cold state, without subjecting it to thermal processing. Otherwise, it will lose its medicinal properties. It is advised to add flax oil into salads, to mix with kefir, yogurt, honey. You can use it with sauerkraut, boiled potatoes, porridge, add into baking – it will give a special flavor and a pleasant yellow-orange tint.