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Is brown flaxseed good for you?
Last Updated: 16th June, 2020
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Hereof, are brown or golden flax seeds better for you?
Some ads suggest golden flax seeds are more nutritious than brown ones, but the brown seeds taste and look good. However, the brown seed surpassed the “Dakota Gold” in the omega-3 fatty acid, alpha-linolenic component of that oil.
Likewise, what are the side effects of flaxseed? Side effects of flaxseed include:
- allergic reactions.
- diarrhea (oil)
- intestinal obstruction.
- stomach ache.
- gas (flatulence)
In this regard, what does flaxseed do to your body?
Flaxseed is commonly used to improve digestive health or relieve constipation. Flaxseed may also help lower total blood cholesterol and low-density lipoprotein (LDL, or "bad") cholesterol levels, which may help reduce the risk of heart disease.
Which flax seeds are better?
|Flax seeds||Chia seeds|
|Fat||12 grams||9 grams|
|Omega-3 fatty acids||6,400 mg||4,900 mg|
|Omega-6 fatty acids||1,700 mg||1,600 mg|
|Manganese||35% of the RDI||30% of the RDI|