Flaxseed is rich in omega-3 fat and fiber. People often add them to breakfast cereals and smoothies for an extra dose of fiber and nutrients. Those who try to dispense with eggs can use ground flaxseed mixed with water as a substitute for eggs in baked goods. To break a flax seed is not enough to chew it, but the crushed flax seed allows your body to absorb nutrients, while the whole seed just passes through your body. Although you can find ground flax seed in a store, it’s much cheaper to buy whole seed and ground it yourself at home. Also, ground flax grains deteriorate much faster than whole grains.
Useful properties of ground flax seeds
To get rid of many diseases, it is necessary to clean the digestive organs of parasites, slag accumulations, which lead to the accumulation of toxic waste products that spoil the composition of the blood, causing great harm to the body. Ground flax seeds will help to effectively cope with the removal of harmful accumulations and microorganisms from the digestive organs. Their use in powdered form speeds up the process of exposure, reduces the body's energy consumption for splitting their shell and digestion.
- Normalization of weight, burning body fat,
- Lowering blood cholesterol,
- Improving lipid metabolism,
- Toxins and toxins are collected and removed from the body.
- Due to the wide range of antipositive effects, it has a detrimental effect on many types of worms, fungi and viruses.
- The composition contains soluble and insoluble fiber - a product of high biological value for the body, which improves bowel function. Insoluble, getting into the stomach, swells, creating a feeling of prolonged satiety. This property of the substance is effectively used for weight loss.
- Omega 3, 6 vegetable fats lower cholesterol, improve mood, prevent the occurrence of Alzheimer's disease, and treat inflammation in the joints. They are responsible for the integrity of cell membranes, healthy cells - a healthy organism. These substances are not synthesized in the body, it is important to ensure their entry from the outside.
- Lignans (phytoextragens) contained in ground seeds stabilize the hormonal background and have a preventive effect against cancer. They serve as a reliable protection of the female body from breast cancer.
Note: washing the intestines with the help of equipment violates the intestinal microflora, this can be avoided if it is cleaned with ground flax seeds.
How to grind the seeds?
Due to the fact that there is no single criterion to what size it is necessary to grind flaxseeds, any option is suitable.
There are several ways to grind flax seeds:
- Using a special electric mill,
- Using a coffee grinder. If it is used for its intended purpose, it is necessary to clean it of the remains of coffee beans in order to avoid mixing products and tastes,
- No coffee grinder. By means of a manual mill for grinding spices, the process is time-consuming and a little long, but the result will be positive,
- Having processed flaxseeds in a blender,
- You can also grind the seeds in a food processor, but due to the large size it is not very convenient and advisable, given the small recommended single doses of use.
Note: flax seeds must be ground immediately before use, in contact with open air they quickly oxidize and lose their beneficial qualities.
Ground Seed Application
For preventive purposes, it is recommended to take ground flaxseed with kefir daily before bedtime.
For medicinal purposes, ground seeds are used:
- Against inflammatory processes of the mucous membranes of the upper respiratory tract, gastrointestinal tract. As a result of exposure, damaged areas are restored.
- For the treatment of gastritis, colitis, peptic ulcer. Reduces acidity, envelops the walls of the stomach and esophagus, protects them from possible damage by coarse food.
- From diseases of the urinary tract (cystitis, pyelitis). To destroy the infections that caused the disease.
A successful treatment is provided by a diet to exclude the influx of new pathogens, the ideal basis of which are ground grains.
- In case of impaired lipid metabolism. Restores the process of production and breakdown of fats in the body.
- If necessary, gently and safely cleanse the intestines of toxins and toxins. Provides regular and delicate withdrawal through the large intestine.
The product has a strong antioxidant property, regulates blood sugar. Effectively used for overweight, to achieve normal weight.