They say †˜eat fat, cure wrinkles’ and linseed, also known as flaxseed, is one of the richest sources of omega 3 essential fatty acids you can find: containing more than twice as much as fish oil.
FOOD ACTIVES: Fiber, Omega 3 fatty acids, manganese and Vitamin B.
BEAUTY BOOST:Inside: Omega 3 fatty acids will help the skin plump, be moisturised and slow down the onset of wrinkles. Omega 3 will also reduce skin damaging inflammation and keep hair and nails strong. Lignans in linseeds are natural anti-inflammatories and help the body reduce and heal skin inflammations.
Outside: Linseed oil is renowned for its ability to improve the texture and quality of the skin. It can be applied topically can improve skin’s dry and dull appearance.
COOK: Sprinkle on muesli or cereal, add to muffins, cookies or bread, add to smoothies or breakfast shakes or sprinkle on cooked vegetables at dinner time.
TIP: Soak them over night to make them more digestible.
Fill up a plastic bottle with the oil and keep in the shower to easily moisturise your entire body.
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