There is also some evidence that flaxseed may help reduce your risk for cancer.
So ask your doctor about the benefits of flaxseed. A few sprinkles mixed into your food every day could help lower your cholesterol and bring you better heart health!
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Flaxseeds are a rich plant-based source of omega 3 fats and fiber. Both of these play an important role in maintaining heart health. 1 Tbsp of flaxseeds will provide 1.8 g plant omega 3 fats. Flaxseeds are especially useful as a vegetarian source of omega 3 fats.
Flaxseed contains Omega-3 fatty acids. This type of fat can help lower your triglycerides and reduce inflammation, both important in maintaining a healthy heart.