Flaxseed is the seed of an annual angiosperm plant which is particularly popular in the production of linen fabrics. It has origins from Middle East, while it has been cultivated for almost 7,000 years in various countries, while in Greece it is cultivated mainly in Messinia.
Flaxseed, which is accompanied by a subtle sweet taste, is well-known by ancient times until today for its medicinal benefits on the human body to which it provides strength and energy and is characterized by scientists as a superfood.
Indicatively, various studies have presented that flaxseed helps relieve rheumatoid arthritis, reduce high blood lipids such as cholesterol and triglycerides, reduce the recovery time of tired muscles after exercise, increase energy production and endurance, but also stabilize the sugar blood levels.
Some easy ways to add flaxseed in your diet is in yogurt, in toasts, salads, cake recipes, cookies and various other sweets.