Have been consumed as food for around 6,000 years and may have very well been the worldâ€™s first cultivated superfood.
They rank #1 source of lignans in human diets.
Lignans are unique fibre-related polyphenols that provide us with antioxidant benefits for anti-ageing, hormone balance and cellular health.
The Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism found that adding flax seeds into your diet can naturally reduce cholesterol levels.
Flax-seed benefits have been proven time and time again and even including fighting breast, prostate, ovarian and colon cancer.
Since flax is full of healthy fats and fibre, it will help you feel satisfied longer so you will eat fewer calories overall which may lead to weight loss.
Flax is also very high in soluble and insoluble fibre which can also improve digestive health.