I just finished watching something horrible on YouTube. "How To Lose Belly Fat In 10 Days Using Flaxseed Water 10 Kilos In Just 10 Days" has stunned me.
Let's say you can make it past the creepy robotic woman stuttering through the phrase "To keep it all together" Genie in a seed that will help you to lose weight in a few days. a thick, viscous mixture "of whole flaxseeds soaked in water three or four times a day
Look, please do not do this or any
There are some facts about the weight-loss benefits of flaxseeds, but you do not (repeat: DO NOT) have to drink weirdo flax shakes in order to experience them. Allow me to explain …
What Are Flaxseeds?
They come from the flax, or linseed, plant. It's a big grassy-looking thing that has been used as long as civilization, but most societies the plant's fibers for the production of clothing. Flaxseeds themselves are low in calories, high in fiber, and containing plant-based omega-3 fatty acids. One tablespoon of ground flaxseeds has 37 calories, two grams of fiber, and one gram of protein.
And the taste? Well, they're nutty, in a subtle way.
What the Science Says about Flaxseed's and Weight Loss
Well, not much, actually.