Flaxseeds are one of the healthiest foods available and offer numerous health benefits including weight loss.
Other benefits of flax seeds include:
- Helps reduce cholesterol levels
- Helps prevent cardiovascular disease
- Helps lower blood sugar levels
- Helps reduce high blood pressure
How can you add flaxseeds to your diet though? Here are some possible methods that you can use.
#1: Add it to milk
You can add flaxseeds to both your milk and cereals for a little added crunch.
They contain a good amount of fibre and protein so will provide numerous benefits, including an increase in your metabolic rate.
#2: Add them to yoghurt
If you roast flaxseeds for around 5-7 minutes and think grind them into a fine powder you can add them to your yoghurt without even noticing any change in texture or taste.
These added flaxseeds can help give your digestive system a much needed boost.
#3: Add to smoothies
Flaxseeds have no flavour so you can roast, grind and add them to your smoothies for a nutrient boost without affecting its flavour.
#4: Use as a substitute for egg
You probably didn’t know that you could use flaxseeds as a substitute for eggs when baking, well it is true.
By grinding the roasted seeds down into a powder and then adding water to it, you should then leave it to stand for a while.
It will soon acquire a gelatinous consistency that is perfect for baking.
#5: Use for baking
You can even add flaxseeds to your baked goods raw, for that extra added crunch.
As it is tasteless you can add it to your cookies, cakes, bread or any other baked foods.
#6: Add it to everything
While we have suggested a few possible foods to add flaxseeds to, there really isn’t a limit to what you can add it to.
From sprinkling it on your salads to adding it to your main meals, there are endless possibilities available. If you want to experience its benefits for yourself then I am sure you can add it to whatever you want.