Although the main cause of constipation in your body is by the small amount of fiber you consume, it is important to know that there are different factors that also influence you have a poor performance when evacuating. Some of these may be travel, schedule changes, stress, changes in routines etc. But we want you to know that you can improve your intestinal mobility in an easy and natural way, which will make your body not affected by the consumption of possible artificial laxatives.

The secret of why flax seeds are so recommended to combat constipation, it is because it contains high amounts of mucilage, which are being soluble fibers. When flax seeds come into contact with water release said mucilage, which makes the surrounding liquid are acquiring a thicker feature.

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That's why one of the most recommended to consume the seeds in order to relieve constipation is submerging a considerable amount of seeds in a glass of water overnight forms, and the day should drink fasting water and seeds.

If you're going to perform this procedure and you feel very unpleasant texture that has acquired the water (dense becomes) we suggest then take the seeds and mix with milk, juices of different fruits, yogurt or even salads, this will cause it easier to consume, because the rich flavor of the food with which you want to mix it. This will take you to wonder, as it is in the process in which the mucilage were also released into the aqueous environment of the intestine.

How mucilage work?

Mucilages form a paste that achieves an effect evacuation with feces,  making accelerate its entrainment by the intestine. This evacuation process is leading to consumption of flaxseed is so different to consume any type of laxative, since the latter causes the body gets used and somehow an addiction is generated to laxatives to naturally evacuated.


Like little, the soluble fibers of the seeds are able to retain the toxins in the body and throw the faeces long before being absorbed by the intestine.

Likewise, these seeds contain different beneficial components for optimum performance of your health, some of these are alpha-linolenic acid which has been a fatty acid belongs to the group of acids omega-3, which translates into your body in a reducing bad cholesterol, and as if this were not enough, they said seeds also contain anti-inflammatory properties, such as luteolin or oleic acid.

Flax seeds against cancer

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Flax seeds and its infinite properties can also help you less likely to suffer from some form of cancer. Especially colon and breast cancer. Without also are consumed regularly, they will help cure any type of inflammatory disease, thanks to its high level of fatty oils and omega-3. It also helps to have a better performance in your digestive system even in your urinary tract and respiratory tract.


In conclusion we can say that flax seeds are placed as one of the products with curative and preventive properties of different types of diseases. It is important that regularly consume, and not only in times of emergency, Remember that your body and your body work in gear, and each of the parties must be in optimum condition for not seriously committed any of the functions of your body.