Flaxseed

Flax is the richest vegetable source of Omega-3, essential fatty acids our bodies need to regulate the activities of our cells. Omega-3 has been found to be useful in controlling high blood pressure, ALA cholesterol level and different forms of arthritis. They are also useful in the treatment and prevention of heart disease and cancer. Flax is glu...
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Flaxseed

• (n.) The seed of the flax; linseed.
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Flaxseed

Flax'seed` noun The seed of the flax; linseed.
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Flaxseed

Alpha-linolenic acid. Flaxseeds and their oil are also the best sources of an essential fatty acid, alpha-linolenic acid.Essential fatty acids are important for cell membranes, blood pressure regulation, and other functions. An omega-3, similar to some of the fatty acids in fish oil, like aspirin, omega-3s may reduce blood clotting. Flaxseeds and t...
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flaxseed

The seed of the flax plant. It is a rich source of omega-3 fatty acid, fiber, and a compound called lignin. It is being studied in the prevention of several types of cancer. Also called linseed.
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flaxseed

Type: Term Pronunciation: flaks′sēd Synonyms: linseed
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