Daily dose of flaxseed oil promises various health benefits

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New Delhi, Aug 04 (ANI): Flaxseed oil, majorly known to benefit heart health, is revealed to have several other health benefits. From boosting digestive and brain health, to providing skin and hair benefits, to reduce the risk of cancer, flaxseed oil can be the key to healthy living. The easiest and fastest way of intake is flax oil capsules.Founder and Director at Gaia, Dolly Kumar shared some of the health benefits of flax oil 1. Regulates a healthy cholesterol level Rich in Omega 3 and Omega 6, flax oil capsules help to regulate cholesterol level in the body and are an essential medium to reduce the amount of unhealthy cholesterol in the body. 2. Promotes a healthy heart Laden with fatty acids, these capsules promote healthy artery functioning and help prevent several heart-related problems like heart attack and stroke. Presence of these acids in flax oil also aids in reducing inflammation and blood clotting, promoting overall heart health. 3. Helps reduce the risk of cancer Flaxseed oil is high on anti-oxidants, a direct benefit of which is that it helps prevent healthy cells from turning into cancerous cells. These seed oil capsules are bestowed with anti-inflammatory properties that help reduce the risk of developing various forms of cancer. 4. Boosts digestive health Loaded with soluble fiber, flaxseed helps to regulate digestion by improving the absorption of nutrients. Their laxative properties further smoothen the digestion process. It also keeps the stomach full for a longer span of time. 5. Improves overall brain health Enriched with omega 3 fatty acids, flaxseed helps to promote and regulate overall brain health. Alpha Linolenic Acid (ALA), a type of omega-3 acid present in these capsules, is especially linked to good brain health. 6. Provides skin and hair benefits The omega-3 fatty acids in flaxseed oil contribute towards strengthening hair and reducing hair fall. In addition, these acids help in promoting overall skin health by keeping skin hydrated, smooth and moisturized along with preventing pollutants to enter our skin pores.

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