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Can flax seed treat psoriasis?

Studies show the omega-3 fatty acids in flax seed help soothe skin conditions like psoriasis. Thatis because a diet with these lipids in adequate supply helps the skin protect itself from outside irritants, produce the proper amount of natural oils and retain moisture. Omega-3 fatty acids also have anti-inflammatory properties, which might calm skin flare-ups.

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