How to make flax seed or linseed milk

The flax seeds They are seeds especially rich in both fiber and omega 3 fatty acids, so as with soy lecithin, is a recommended food to control cholesterol, thanks precisely to its richness in healthy fatty acids.

Deepening a little more about its most important benefits, we find that flaxseed or flax seeds are not only positive and beneficial against high cholesterol levels. They also help in the control of blood glucose, because their fiber content helps relieve and improve constipation, promotes proper digestion and also contains anticancer properties (especially protective against breast, colon and prostate cancer).

Although its consumption is more usual in the form of salads, or even adding the flax seeds to juice or milk, it is also possible to make a delicious flax milk at home (interesting the least, especially if we take into account that we practically do not find it in supermarkets and herbalists, as it is not as common as other options, as for example is the case of soy milk or rice milk).

Ingredients for flax seed milk

  • 1 cup of flax seeds
  • 1 liter of water

Preparation of flax seed milk

  1. First pass all the flax seeds by a grinder.
  2. Then liquefy along with the liter of water.
  3. In a saucepan let it rest for 3 hours.
  4. Finally filter and sweeten to taste.

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