Flaxseeds do help the body feel full. They also promote good colon health. Flaxseeds arerich in omega-3 and -6 fatty acids..these speed up metabolism and can even help your heart and arteries. Yep every Dieter and diabetic should be taking flaxseed oil or ground flaxseeds. Use on salads, oatmreal, grits, protein shakes, veggies...etc. There is no real taste just benefits. Some say a nutty flavor..I don't taste it.
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So this is probably a no-brainer for most people, but for me it was a revelation yesterday. I went through four glasses of water with my supper simply by taking one bite of food and then one sip of water. I hate water, so this was a major deal! I'm also not used to drinking anything with my meal; I prefer to save it for the end. But I found not only did I get the water down, but it wasn't so bad since I knew I could have a bite of something tasty right after my one sip.
Another 'benefit' of this method is that you feel full faster, so you may eat less for a meal too.
Flaxseed oil is good for the heart because it is the richest source of alpha-linolenic acid. Flaxseed itself (ground or whole) also contains lignans, which may have antioxidant actions to help cancer, constipation, hemorrhoids and diverticular disease, reduces inflammation in the joints, kidneys and skin, but also lowers cholesterol levels. Flaxseed oil is a good source of Omega 3 and good for the diabetic and their heart. Get some today!
Add to cottage cheese, oatmeal, salads, etc.
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