Common Name : Flaxseed, Linseed
Botanical Name : Linum Usitatissimum
Flax, commonly known as linseed or ALSI in hindi, is popular source of vegetarian Omega-3 fatty acids. Flax seed carries one of the biggest nutrient payloads on the planet. Additionally, flax seed is very low in carbohydrates, making it ideal for people who limit their intake of starches and sugars. And its combination of healthy fat and high fiber content make it a great food for weight loss and maintenance, many dieters have found that flax seed has been a key to keeping them feeling satisfied.