Linseed salad

This article was endorsed by Elisenda Carballido - Dietitian nutritionist. Postgraduate in Phytotherapy and master in Nutrition and Metabolism.

Flaxseed salad properties



Benefits of eating a linseed salad with vegetables

This salad with curly lettuce, tomato, cheese and flaxseed is a dish rich in fiber, omega-3, beta carotene and minerals such as calcium and magnesium.

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How to prepare a linseed salad

  • Wash the lettuce leaves and drain.
  • Cut large lettuce leaves to medium pieces.
  • Place the lettuce in a salad bowl.
  • Cut the cheese into cubes and distribute on the salad.
  • Add the tomato, once washed and cut into slices.
  • Sprinkle the flaxseeds.
  • Season with olive oil.
  • Serve as accompaniment.

Properties of linseed salad with tomato and cheese

It provides the following benefits:

  • It brings a lot of fiber, which cleans the intestines and helps us maintain a healthy intestinal flora.
  • Because its vitamin C and calcium content, it is very suitable in all kinds of diets, especially for osteoporosis, arthritis and weight loss.
  • Adding flaxseed to our plates increases the intake of omega 3 and dietary fiber. This is very suitable in the diet for diabetes, to reduce cholesterol and menopause.
  • It can be introduced into the diet of children to prevent constipation and help growth.
  • People with diabetes can eat it because it contains virtually no carbohydrates.

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Written by Editorial Botanical-online team in charge of content writing

22 April, 2019

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