June 22 2020 – Shopify API
Its earliest historic use is linked to the present-day Republic of Georgia where it was introduced as a material for the production of textiles. Today it is grown in Europe, Asia, and the Mediterranean. Russia leads the global production of flax seeds Linum usitatissimum with a 23% share of the market which amounts to 672,691 tonnes per annum, followed by Canada and Kazakhstan at 579,000 and
Flax seeds are rich with diverse nutrients. In a tablespoon of ground flax seeds, there are as many as 15 different nutritional components such as fiber, omega-3 fatty acids, calcium, magnesium, among others. Studies show that women who eat flax seeds are 18% less likely to develop breast cancer, and it equally reduces the chances of prostate cancer in men. It is also linked to the improvement in cholesterol levels in the body and the regulation of blood pressure. Flax seeds also curb diabetes, aid indigestion and enhance skin health.