Flaxseed flour with kefir


Flaxseed flour use in food

Flaxseed flour, was in the past unjustly neglected, but now everything is in demand in stores. Today’s pace of life, fast food and bad habits, prolonged sitting and lack of exercise have developed numerous health problems and diseases. For some diseases are found worldwide in nature and the use of neutral organic products such as flax.

Flaxseed is known for its composition, rich in nutrients such as lignans, omega 3 fatty acids and dietary fibre, which are essential for a healthy life and normal functioning of the body and organs. There is a wide range of health benefits of these seeds, but the most important and strongest influence is on the digestive tract. It is best known and most widely used in the diet with a combination with kefir for treatment of bowel and detoxification of the whole organism.

Stay with us and below find out about the composition and health benefits of flaxseed flour, its use for weight loss, recipes and user experience.

Flaxseed has been known since ancient times

The oldest records on the use of flax in the diet and its cultivation date back 6,000 years. There is information on the cultivation of flax 3,000 years ago in Babylon. Frankish king Charlemagne even introduced a legal obligation to its consumption. In Asian countries it is very popular, and until recently in Western countries has been used only for making wardrobe.

Numerous scientific studies have popularized its medicinal properties but today except seeds, flaxseed flour is used for the preservation of health, the prevention of disease, but also in treatment.

It has a wide variety of applications, is a great addition to the savoury and sweet food. You can add it to soups, pies, pastries, muffins, homemade bread, shakes and juices with fruit. People are increasingly using the tea and oil made from flaxseed.

Mix of kefir and flax flour for weight loss and detoxification is inviolable, because in this way it encourages emptying and cleaning of mucus and accumulated harmful substances.

Flaxseed flour is gluten-free, and is the best replacement for gluten grains, and in combination with medicinal coconut flour is an excellent substitute for bread.

Flaxseed meal is quite popular today, many connoisseurs of healthy eating and fitness use it and recommend that frequent consumption, is great for weight loss.

What is the composition of flaxseed flour?

A powerful composition of ground flax solves problems with digestion, improves the appearance of skin, lowers cholesterol, reduces the need for Sweets and leads to hormone balance. It has great importance in the prevention and fight against cancer. Many use it for the sake of weight loss, and are indispensable dietary supplement.

Flax seed has a small brown or golden colour, the world's number one source of omega-3 fatty acids, which are known as alpha-linolenic acid (ALA). It is an excellent alternative to omega-3 fats, which are found in fish for people allergic to seafood.

Due to the high percentage of ALA, ground flax is good for:

-People with arthritis because it relieves joint pain,

-Health of eyes because it affects the operation of the eye gland and stimulates mucus that lines the eyes, but also solves the problems with dryness of the eye,

-Provides normal work of the thyroid gland, but the transition to flax flour is recommended for people with thyroid disorders, but also to establish the normal functioning of other glands.

-Regulates the levels of triglycerides and cholesterol in the body, reduce high blood pressure and the risk of myocardial infarction,

- It is very important for the development of vision and cognitive functions in babies during pregnancy. It is necessary for the proper brain development in babies, but also for the proper functioning in adults.
Abundant in phytonutrients especially lignans

Linseed is important as a source of phytonutrients lignans. Seed contains it up to 7 times more than sesame seeds. They are known as antioxidants, their importance for the human body is huge. We will quote you a best known medicinal properties which are due to lignans:
  1. Relieve inflammation, stop the development of colds and viruses. They have extraordinary antibacterial effect,
  2. Are essential for healthy-looking and beautiful skin, hair and nails. Good results are achieved if the daily diet adds at least two tablespoons of seeds or flax flour in smut, kefir, yogurt and one tablespoon of flaxseed oil. It was flaxseed oil perfect for outdoor use. Mixed with other essential oils is great for the skin and hair,
  3. Reduces the possibility of osteoporosis, because they contribute to the proper development of bones. Contributes to the strength and density of bone tissue,
  4. Significantly reduced the possibility of developing breast cancer, ovarian, prostate and colon cancer. Slows down the development of tumours, and are most effective in prevention of malignant diseases of the breast,
  5. Regulating hormones have anti-aging effects, and are essential for the health of cells,
  6. They are useful for women because they maintain regularity cycle, reduce menstrual pain and menopausal women can use them as an alternative to hormone therapy, reduces temperature hot flashes and sweats,
  7. Affect the development of good probiotic bacteria in the intestines, and are good for eliminating candida from the body.

Weight loss using flaxseed flour

In addition to the above very important ingredients, linseed meal consist of a substantial quantity of dietary fibre and help people who are planning to lose weight. Flax contains high levels of mucus that helps in cleansing the colon of harmful deposits and toxins. Mucus is a gel-like fibre, dissolved in water and has magnificent effect on the intestinal flora and digestion. It may slow down the transition of food in the small intestine which enhances the absorption of healthy nutrients.

The diet is beneficial because it contains soluble and non-degradable or vegetable fibres that help to detoxify the bowel, loss of fat and reducing cravings for sweets.

According to studies, flaxseed meals in the diet in many ways affect obesity by helping in the loss of excess weight, even more than the nuts. As flax is rich in fibre and fats it creates a long-lasting feeling of satiety, so it is recommended to add flaxseeds to foods you usually eat regularly.

The dietary fibre present in the flax seeds are essential for the reduction of LDL in the blood, because they bind to fats and cholesterol in the digestive system and prevent its further absorption.



Clean the intestines using flaxseed flour and kefir

Maybe the greatest importance of flaxseed is reflected in its effect on the digestive tract and intestines. Omega 3 fats are important for the protection of the intestinal lining and maintenance of intestinal flora, and people with Crohn's disease and frequent bowel inflammation are recommended flax flour for treatment.

In the treatment of numerous diseases and classical medicine advocates detoxifying the body and cleaning the intestines of faces, mucus, parasites and toxins. Throughout the life of the intestines passes around 40,000 litres of liquids and about 100 tons of food, and in them more than 40 kilograms of toxic waste and sewage is created. If the hose is not cleaned regularly these deposits poisoning organisms and create irreparable harm.

That the stomach is not working properly, you can conclude if you have: constipation and irregular bowel movements, slow metabolism, you are overweight, liver disease and kidney disease, diabetes, if your skin, nails and hair are in pretty bad shape, and some serious diseases such as arthritis and cancer.
  • Two tablespoons of flaxseed contains about 5 grams of fibre, which provides food for the healthy bacteria in the intestines and thus helps in clearing mucus and other content that is retained in the body.

Detoxification with flax flour and kefir

Homemade recipe with flaxseed flour for colon cleansing is the most effective natural way to improve your health. The treatment lasts for three weeks, and is conducted once a year. All you need are only two cheap food items flax flour and kefir.

The recipe is as follows:
  1. First week: 1 teaspoon of flaxseed flour is mixed in 1 cup of kefir;
  2. Second week: 2 teaspoons of flaxseed flour is mixed in 1 cup of the drink kefir,
  3. Third week: 3 tablespoons flax mixed is in a glass of kefir.

This delicious blend is drunk in the morning on an empty stomach. If you choose this method of purification of the body, you need to drink plenty of fluids, at least 2 litres of water a day. Recommended is taking green tea and water with honey.

The good side of this therapy is that it does not change the diet, but only before the first meal you have to drink this healthy drink with flaxseed flour and kefir.

Kefir is a probiotic drink, with sour refreshing taste. It is healthy and contains high levels of folic acid, calcium, magnesium and phosphorus, and vitamins A, all the vitamins of the B complex, D and E. It is known to reduce the risk of colon cancer, affects the function of the urinary tract.

The natural antibiotic, enhances the immune system, helps in gastritis and stomach ulcers, as well as kidney stones and gall bladder, lowers cholesterol and triglycerides, prevents anaemia and improves circulation. Stops premature aging and is considered a natural amplifier of potency in men.

There is another variation of this recipe, but it was flaxseed flour and yogurt. We still recommend a combination with kefir, because the results are far better.

Linseed is excellent against constipation, although oil has better effect. Chronic constipation will cure complying with this recipe:
  • Mix 1-3 tablespoons of flaxseed oil with the juice of carrots Use this juice at least for 2 weeks, every morning on an empty stomach.

The best recipes with flaxseed flour

Food production has undergone a real revolution when the flax was introduced into the diet, because today there are over 300 products containing it in its composition. Today flax flour is added to muffins, breads, pastries, pancakes.

It is interesting to say that flax flour for the preparation of food can replace eggs in a recipe, so you will have to mix it with a little water, it is also an excellent substitute for oil!

Here we give you some examples of how to use flax seed flour to prepare delicious dishes.

One minute-muffin with flaxseed flour

Ingredients:
  • flax flour 1/4 cup
  • 1/2 a tablespoon of baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon of sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of cinnamon
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon of oil

Preparation:

In a larger ceramic bowl mix all ingredients well. Stir until the mixture becomes smooth and compact. Then place the cup in the microwave and cook on high heat for one minute. The recipe is great for unannounced guests. Quick and easy to prepare, and it tastes great.

Homemade bread from flax flour for better digestion

Ingredients:
  • 3 cups of plain flour
  • 1 cup of flax meal
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 1 yeast
  • 1 cup of warm water
  • flax, sesame, sunflower, pumpkin to taste

How to prepare it:

Put a little yeast to rise. Then mix regular and flax flour, add the salt and seeds. Knead all with lukewarm water and leave it to stand a minimum of half an hour. Knead, shape as desired. Dough brush with egg whites and sprinkle with seeds. Bake at 180 degrees for 20-30 minutes.

This flax bread has a laxative effect, so be careful if you are taking a treatment, because it can affect the action of certain drugs, so it should be eaten at least an hour before treatment.

Cake with coconut and flaxseed flour

Ingredients:
  • 1 cup of flax flour
  • 1 cup of coconut flour
  • 1 tablespoon of salt
  • 2 tablespoons of baking soda
  • 10 eggs
  • half a cup of coconut oil in the liquid state
  • 1 tablespoon of apple cider vinegar

How to make it:

Mix coconut and flaxseed flour, salt and soda. Whisk the eggs in which you put coconut oil and vinegar. The eggs pour first flour, salt and baking soda. Mix them until you get a smooth paste. In a pan put the baking sheet, and bake for an hour at 180 degrees. The oven must be previously well heated.

This is the sweetest substitute for bread, but if you put in the freezer, you will have fresh food and it will last for a few weeks. It does not smell like coconut, it is quite tasty and healthy.

Flaxseed flour and kefir user experience

Read how kefir helped in solving some problems and how people usually consume it.
I knew before how well flax flour for weight loss is. But I did not believe it was so effective. A friend tried it, so I followed her. I did not specifically changed my diet except that I started taking flaxseed flour with yogurt or sour cream. Now I made a habit by adding it in pies, pastries, vegetable soup. I flattened my stomach in 2 months, it was my goal the year before! S.V. 
I had stomach problems as a child. Constipation, abdominal pain, bloating, haemorrhoids. I was on the tests. I'm not sick, but these symptoms did not pass. I tried for 6 months combination of kefir with flaxseed flour for detoxification and weight loss. I so wanted to lose weight, and clean the stomach and intestines. A month ago I used this in the morning before breakfast. 
In the beginning, there were no significant changes. After two weeks I often went to the toilet. The stool was not hard. After a month I felt so relieved in my stomach like never before. Here and now, after half a year, I feel great I still use it, not in this way, because this detox bowel works only once a year, but I use it in some other way. In principle, I add it to anything and everything, I'm so used to it and I am very happy. K.T.

Who should not use flax in the diet?

According to some studies pregnant and lactating women should not use it. Some believe that it is better to consume linseed than flour and oil. However, studies have so far shown mixed results, and it can be said that the science of flax seeds has not given the final word.

Where to buy flax flour and what is the price

When shopping be careful because only ground flax has effect. This is very important because if you eat the whole grain it will just pass through the digestive tract and will have no effect due to the strong membrane that protects it and the body cannot break it down. You can buy the ground seeds, but you can also make your own grind in a coffee mill.

Whether you are buying a light or dark linseed, with nutritive hand there is no difference, the only thing you will find on sale is often darker seeds.

Flaxseed flour is sold in packages of one pound, and you will find it in all stores, supermarkets and boutiques with healthy food. Price ranges from 3-7 dollars and as you can see, it is not expensive.

When shopping, take note of the declaration, which must say that you are buying whole bean or ground one but when it comes to flour it is clearly stated.

If you make flour by yourself store it in the freezer, because at room temperature it quickly loses its nutritional properties. Whole seeds keep in a cool, dark place up to a year, but is still recommended to keep it in the fridge.

Although flax has healing properties, it is not omnipotent. Studies are showing how flax flour is good for the human body and that can significantly help in some conditions, but there is no guarantee of a cure. Therefore, healthy living, healthy habits and diet combination are great for the prevention of diseases and long and productive life. Miracles are possible, but rare.


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