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Wht is flaxseed good for for the body?

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Dr. Andrea Bretal
Internal Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: Flaxseed

It is good because it contains good kind of fats essential for the correct function of your system and also prevents cardiac diseases like heart attacks.
It would also help decrease the amount of bad kind of fat in your blood.

In brief: Flaxseed

It is good because it contains good kind of fats essential for the correct function of your system and also prevents cardiac diseases like heart attacks.
It would also help decrease the amount of bad kind of fat in your blood.
Dr. Andrea Bretal
Dr. Andrea Bretal
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Dr. Arthur Heller
Land-based sources of omega 3 fats, like flax, walnuts, purslaine are inefficiently converted into the active omega 3s that are present in marine oils. The seeds have a laxative effect. They contain lignins, and have mild estrogenic effects, which may be good...or not.
Dr. Ioana Bina
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Also fiber

They are also a good source of insoluble fiber.

In brief: Also fiber

They are also a good source of insoluble fiber.
Dr. Ioana Bina
Dr. Ioana Bina
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