The beneficial properties of flax seed is known from ancient times.Even in ancient Greece famous doctor Hippocrates treated patients decoction of this plant in disorders of the stomach.They are also used in folk medicine as a bacterial agent in Kievan Rus.At a time when beauty dictates the rules, many are looking for different ways of losing weight, such as use of flax seeds.

Pros use flaxseed



Flax seeds are known and rich in its composition, which is dominated by plant hormones (lignans), vitamin E, B, A, F, fiber, selenium, lecithin, vegetable protein.Also, flax seeds are powerful antioxidants because they contain polyunsaturated fatty acids such as omega-6 and omega-3.His fame they got due to the beneficial properties for the body, but at the expense of losing weight - it is an additional tool in the proper mode of supply, which is carried out through the following:

  • decreased appetite. Flax seeds swell in the stomach, so you will feel a sense of satiety.Over time, your stomach will shrink an
    d you will need less food to saturation.It contributes to the process of losing weight.As a result, you wean from the habit of overeating, and weight loss will go on as usual.

  • mild laxative effect. From these seeds receiving your digestive system will feel ease and comfort, as opposed to receiving various medications.The walls of the intestines are enveloped by the seeds that helps to heal small ulcers and protect against the negative impact of food intake.They also serve as an additional assistant to remove toxins and impurities.

How to use flax seed slimming



How to use flax seed for weight loss How to use flax seed slimming

Flaxseed should be taken in powdered form, meal (you can buy a ready meal flax seed, the price of 200 grams - about 15 UAH. 30─40 in Ukraine and Russian rubles), as it happens to swell within the stomach.Wash down a significant amount of clean water or other liquid.Taste them virtually neutral, but many may not like it, then can be mixed with honey or jam one to one.

you will take two tablespoons in the morning and evening.The rate per day is 50 grams, which can not exceed in any case for the security of your liver.After two weeks of application need to make a break for 1 week.And so for three months, after which a month break.

Do not be surprised, but you can add flax seeds in prepared dishes.For example, in the dough, steamed vegetables, soups, minced meat for hamburgers, salads and cereals, but the added cost in a highly divided form 1 tablespoon.After a month of the power, you will lose two to four kilos.For those who like to eat porridge in the morning you can buy flax cereal, which is not only tasty, but also useful.

also dishes from Schrott flax seeds can be added to the powder in an amount of guarana 1─2 grams per serving to the person.Or make a cocktail for weight loss: 1 tablespoon of flax seed meal and 1 gram of liquid chestnut pour orange juice.Take 2 times a day - morning and evening for 2 hours before bedtime.

good way to help the process of losing weight - replace sunflower oil on flax seed oil for salads.

Recipes for weight loss with flax seed



  • Vitamin cocktail. 200 ml of carrot juice fresh stir 1 tablespoon of flour and a teaspoon of flax - flax seed oil.Drink within 5 minutes.

  • Linen jelly. crushed seeds added to cooked pudding.When the drink has cooled down, you can safely eat during the day.You will not feel hungry, but rather satiety and lightness.

  • decoction of flax seed. On a small fire to cook no more than a tablespoon of flax seed pre-Bay of 250 ml of boiling water.When cooking is gradually stir.Then we give the broth cool down and take about 100 ml before meals.

  • Kefir with flax. grind the seeds and mix with low-fat yogurt or yogurt.Eat as follows: first week - yogurt (200 ml) with seeds (1 teaspoon), the second - yogurt (200 ml) + seeds (2 tsp), third - 200 ml of yogurt and 3 tspseeds.

  • infusion of seeds. 400 ml of boiling water pour a tablespoon of seeds, preferably in a thermos.Time for infusion - 12 hours.Drink half a glass for 10 days before eating.



Contraindications Do not take flaxseed if you experience the following diseases:

  • exacerbation of chronic cholecystitis.

  • acute bowel disease.

  • liver cirrhosis and hepatitis.

  • Volvulus.

  • keratitis.

  • diabetes.

If you want to take flax seed oil, make sure that you do not have ulcerative colitis, gallstones, heart problems, irritable bowel syndrome, and pancreatitis.

reviews about weight loss on flax seeds



Angelina, 31 years

I want to share my experience.I decided to try to take flax seeds to improve the digestive system.It took 1.5 months, and the results are simply pleased.My stomach has come back to normal, but still I lost 3 kg.

Sofia, 26 years

decided to stop eating bread, and replace it with loaves.I was advised recipe homemade loaves out of the water, and flax seed.Surprisingly, after 2 months 6 kilograms is gone.

Vic, 29 years

I use the flax seeds in the form of coarse grinding, because it is the most effective way to get rid of a few kilograms.It's only been two weeks, but I have a feeling of lightness, the skin became softer and normalize the functioning of the stomach.In general, I'm satisfied.

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Author: Marina Ivashchuk for TutKnow.ru