A common assumption when it comes to our diet is that fat is unhealthy and will make you put on weight. What many of us don’t realise though is that not all fats are bad. In fact, some fats are essential to the body and must be obtained in your diet.
Flaxseed brings so many benefits to your diet from added protein and iron, to fibre and magnesium, all of which play an important part in maintaining and developing things like muscle, red blood cells and bones. The fibre content of flaxseed makes means it can help with digestive conditions like irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Below we take a look at just why it can help you if you suffer with IBS.