Flaxseed is good as a source of many nutrients, especially omega-3 fatty acids. These are substances that help lower the levels of "bad" LDL cholesterol in the blood and raise the levels of "good" HDL cholesterol. The om... More »

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Flaxseed oil is commonly used by men to lower the rate of prostate cancer, but no scientific evidence supports this as of 2015, according to Mayo Clinic. Though there have been studies, the outcome of the effect of flaxs... More »

Although some studies reveal that flaxseed does not significantly reduce hot flashes, one study in 2007 reported that menopausal women decreased the frequency and intensity of their hot flashes after consuming 2 tablespo... More »

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Chia seeds are a good source of fiber, protein, calcium, antioxidants and omega-3 fatty acids. They are often purported to be useful in weight loss; however, there is little scientific basis for this claim. They are not ... More »

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Shelled hemp seeds contain all nine essential amino acids, making them a suitable protein source for vegetarians. Hemp seeds are also a good source of zinc and magnesium and contain only trace amounts of cholesterol and ... More »

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Hemp seeds provide all essential amino acids, making them a good protein source for people on a vegetarian diet, notes Shape. Hemp seeds are not known to cause allergic reactions, making them a safe source of nutrients f... More »

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Flaxseed oil has numerous uses as a food ingredient, a health supplement and a type of medicine. It is made by compressing and processing the natural oils found in flax seeds. More »

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